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Forum: Banana Identification 06-01-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,114
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Home depot Blue java or Namwa?

The flavor profile of Namwah is quite differnet from Cavendish in my opinion, and the texture I think far better than Ice Cream. Ice Cream is getting a lot of hype lately but the fact is that its...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-21-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,786
Posted By Best day
I got my AeAe!

After searching high and low I found an AeAe for sale in Northern California. I was able to pick it up this past weekend while up there for a family gathering. The seller grows these in a green...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 241,799
Posted By Lau
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 241,799
Posted By Lau
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

I have a few banana plants blooming this year. I hope they ripen before it gets cold.

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-28-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By Gabe15
Re: How did we get dwarf varieties?

Dwarfism is one of the most common mutations to occur, and it can more or less happen randomly. Over the thousands of years bananas have been cultivated, many mutations or "sports" have occurred, and...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-06-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By Lau
New Banana Plants

My New Babies are doing great. :woohoonaner:

Manini (

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-28-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,729
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Blue Java Journal

Well, let's say it this way, I have had some really good Blue Java bananas which were filled in very well and ripened on the plant, while I had some that were not worth the time and water I had spent...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-12-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,025
Posted By Lau
Re: Does this look like a Gros Michel?

I was just out watering and found both buds she cut off. Now I'm mad. She didn't even eat them. She must think if the buds are not removed the bananas will not fill in. She probably believes she is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-25-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,686
Posted By robguz24
Iholena Lele Taste Report

I've been growing these (likely) Iholena Lele variants lately. It isn't clear exactly what they are, but they've been found on Oahu and Hawaii island. Mine was originally found near Waimea on the Big...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-22-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 187,858
Posted By crazy banana
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas) (

Second Tall Namwah bunch in less than a week apart from the first one.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-19-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,194
Posted By harveyc
Exclamation Notice Regarding Spam Posts

Shortly after 8am an alert was posted by a member about numerous spam posts. I got to work on it quite quickly, deleteting 346 spam posts but quickly learned more were being posted by other users...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-06-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,579
Posted By robguz24
My banana themed vacation rental in Hawaii

I'm very excited to post about this!

About a year ago my nearest town was almost certain to be covered by lava. 1000 people moved away, including my next door neighbors. Pele (the volcano goddess)...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-21-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By momoese
Bananas for sale again @ SM farmers market

Local bananas return to Santa Monica farmers market - LA Times (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-01-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By robguz24
Drone pics of my mini farm

Friend with a drone came and took some photos and video of my properties and banana patch.

Click the link for a short...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-22-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By PR-Giants
Cool Dwarf Gros Michel Blooming

It was obvious on Dec 20 that the tall leaf was shorter than the previous and it was getting close to blooming and the Dec 22 pic just says it a little louder.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,858
Posted By PR-Giants
Joy Re: Manini Photos

Yes. (
Forum: Contests! 10-16-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,069
Posted By Richard
Re: 2015-06 Namwa count contest!!

About 1/3 of the fingers are ripe. Taking a few hands to CRFG meeting...
Forum: Contests! 10-04-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,069
Posted By Richard
Re: 2015-06 Namwa count contest!!

I hung the 60-lb bunch (169 fingers) in the garage today to finish ripening.
Forum: Banana Identification 08-31-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,130
Posted By venturabananas
Re: Not Rajapuri?

Yep, looks like a Pome variety -- just not a dwarf like Rajapuri.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,493
Posted By Lau
Re: Bluefield Banana Variety (Hawaii)?

Does this plant look like the plants his father planted alongside their house? I got this plant from "FHN" Florida, so I'm not sure it is the real plant. The plant likes it here in Long Beach so...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,095
Posted By robguz24
Rare Fe'i rediscovered in Hawaii-by me!

Last week after Gabe's banana workshop, he, keikikid, and I went to the home where I saw this banana fruiting last year. Clearly a Fe'i, but not one I had ever seen before. The owner told us to go...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,294
Posted By PR-Giants
Unhappy Re: Anyone Growing Whiteys?

Some more pics from this morning.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,294
Posted By PR-Giants
Joy Re: Anyone Growing Whiteys?

This Whitey broke ground today, it was a cutting that Johnny gave me from his A'ea'e on July 17.

Thanks Johnny :08:

July 23, 15
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,294
Posted By PR-Giants
Cool Anyone Growing Whiteys?

July 2, 15 (

July 23, 15
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-18-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,216
Posted By Lau
Re: Namwah in a small container (
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