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Search: Posts Made By: Pancrazio
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-10-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 78,168
Posted By meizzwang
Re: The cold hardy list

update:This winter was way more brutal than last winter! from December until now (Feb. 10th), we had 4 nights that dipped below freezing. The coldest was 30F (-1.1C) Out of all those freezing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-25-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Fast, Faster, Fastest

More Whiteys.:08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52236 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=52236)
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-17-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,587
Posted By kubali
Re: Glyphosate and bananas

do not spray it any where close to the bananas it will kill them and taint the soil for weeks to come
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-03-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Hardy subacid-type banana?

Maybe you want to try a dwarf Brazilian then. Mine is growing in a marginal spot, the taste is like apple banana (some people say it is apple banana) and it is small enough for either taking it out...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-20-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,698
Posted By PR-Giants
Smile Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

Great job, Pancrazio :goteam:

Thanks
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-19-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,698
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

I have mentioned it before, but one other important point is to start out with the best, healthiest plants possible before going into the cooler winter month with less daylight. Cannot do anything...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-19-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,698
Posted By asacomm
Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

Hello Pancrazio,

An extremely exciting report!! Congratulation too!
I am very much interested in how the plant developes to grow with what
kinds of handicaps or damages.
So I do expect your further...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-19-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,698
Posted By Grannycore
Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

I completely agree. I left some out this winter as sort of an experiment - I wrapped and bundled three six-foot trees to see what would happen. Our lowest low was 17, but we got extended periods...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-19-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,698
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

Nice experiment and good job documenting it.
I love my "old faithful" reliable dwarf Namwah. Fruits every year and the bunches get bigger every year, too.
It would not surprise me if you will see an...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By bananimal
First Viente Cohol bunch - super tasting

Harvested my first bunch of VC. And the taste is excellent. Have to let them ripen till full yellow or the skins stick like glue to the fingers. Taste unlike any others I've tried. Am running two...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-22-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,656
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: "10,000 ways”

@ Pancrazio

We discussed speeding up the growth cycle of the Veinte Cohol on another thread, here's what it looks like.

I'll be separating and replanting the 1st Generation plants later in the week...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-17-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,656
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: "10,000 ways”

Girth at 100 cm has been standard for decades and authors generally expect a certain level of competence from the reader.

My first reply to you was a way of saying there's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-16-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By Lau
Re: No Bananas

I have Raja Puri, Goldfinger's, and Dwarf Brazilian's bananas that have been on my plants for months. I'm still waiting for them to fill in. I'm not a expert, but if the fruit looks okay it should...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-13-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By nph
Re: Help! My banana is putting out a flower...

Hi

Sure I will post a picture tomorrow. They sure are heavy I have to use a wheelbarrow and use help from my wife to get them on the wheelbarrow. But it is the big ones that has the best chance of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-09-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Rot issues on garage stored plants

What has happened is quite common when we/I store them .

To really find out what is going on you must pull up the corm and inspect it.
Clean up the dead spots and smell the corm...if it smells...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-24-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: How to awaken Bare root Orinoco?

If you can catch a few youtube videos on planting a banana plant in the tropics then you will be good.......after last frost of course.
From your previous posts, your good.
Same goes for you and I in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-23-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,375
Posted By PR-Giants
Talking Re: Crazy Cool Conquista

We're still eating the first bunch and the ratoon crop looks like it will make that 70 lb bunch seem small.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57068...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-22-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By Hammocked Banana
Re: Veinte Cohol blooming!

Thanks. That bunch looks great for an indoor VC! How many total fingers?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-22-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,344
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Veinte Cohol - 193 Fingers

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57076 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=57076)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-08-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 200,940
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Dwarf Namwah

http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/x455/NicolasNaranja/20150108_093810_zps72f45254.jpg (http://s1182.photobucket.com/user/NicolasNaranja/media/20150108_093810_zps72f45254.jpg.html)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-22-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 200,940
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Another TC Goldfinger from the same order fruited at 7.5'. Most types I grow tend to fruit a bit shorter than typical. I have had DBs fruit at 4' and others at 11 all from the same source. Huge...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 200,940
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Biggest Ice Cream bunch I've had. I love it when they form fruit twice.
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b508/robguz24/Robs%20bananas/P1020141_zpsf687963c.jpg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-21-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,514
Posted By edzone9
Re: Musa Green Manini

Hey Fellas;

Just Received My 1st Ae Ae Pup, Due To technical Difficulties At The USPS, It Remained In Its Box For 2 Weeks , When I received It I had To Cut 50% Off, Potted It Right-Away & Placed It...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By maesy
Re: Veinte Cohol blooming!

Cocratulation Pancrazio!

Unfortunatly my veinte cohol pup, that I ordered from Thailand didn't make it. Only the bangladesh super banana that I orderered as well started rooting.

Marcel
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By Hammocked Banana
Re: Veinte Cohol blooming!

I've read a few good posts made by gabe, and it seems that nanners breeding is very difficult. Most bananas have either sterile male or female flowers or both. I wouldnt bother trying to save pollen....
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