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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 529
Posted By sandylbuck
Joy Re: Namwah bananas finally ripening in Philly area!!!

The banana tastes amazingly sweet. Wow! I have tasted a namwah and would guess that's what it is. I haven't tasted a saba but I don't think it would be super sweet (although I could be wrong). Of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 157,272
Posted By Iowa
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Then there where 3, :woohoonaner: Three large Orinoco's I won't have to haul to the basement this fall.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By Botanical_Bryce
Re: Fruiting height

Visual descriptions are going to make a much greater impact. Here are 3 varieties showing the petioles closed, partially open, and open which is the description for each of these varieties from the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-14-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By beam2050
Re: Fruiting height

thanks. I have a iholena tc I bought from baker creek that has the brownish/bronze tint. I thought the brown tint on the cigar leaf was a bit of sunburn. poor thing had a bad start this year. black...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Ablessed
Re: How to get more bananas to grow?

I forgot to add the second pic, one that shows the pups:

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-09-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By Best day
Re: I got my AeAe!

I came back from being out of town for a week and to my surprise my AeAe has a new leaf! When I left I had about 2" of a cigar roll sticking up. We had a heat wave while I was gone. Temperatures...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-04-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Planethill
Re: My New York Office Bloom

You aren't going to believe this, as I sure didn't. I walked into the office this AM to find....BANANAS! This is really blowing my mind!

edwmax - The last six months it has been in my office, I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Bonnie
Today was harvest day

I have been waiting since November of 2017 when the bananas first appeared. All winter they did nothing; did not die and did not grow.
Finally 4/11/18 we harvested them! All it took was for our...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-29-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By Bonnie
Re: Need help with Cavendish

Finally remember how to post pictures here.So patience really is a virtue! Picture above is from last November.
The bunch of bananas sat all...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-14-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,982
Posted By ChocoTaco369
Re: The North Carolina Banana Experiment

I haven't updated this in quite awhile. I have been in North Carolina for 6 weeks now. What a tremendously better climate than PA!

I cut my banana down to two leaves so I could fit in in my car...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-08-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By aruzinsky
Bet on Outcome of this Experiment for Fun

On 11/1/17, I drenched the potting medium of this musa 'Truly Tiny' with 25 ppm uniconazole (that's a large dose). If and when its leaf roll stops emerging from its pseudostem, I will cut off the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-04-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Iowa
Hazards of Banana Juice

Have had spots on some clothes before, but got it good this year. Cutting off leaves this year I think I got too much juice on my shirt. I usually cut the leaves and let them full, but I was holding...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By Bonnie
Re: Need help with Cavendish

I am not sure what the protocol is here. Do I start a new thread or continue to post on the same one?

UPDATE: The 2nd bloom in the same pot is now developing. There are 3 full grown plants in one...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-30-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Island Brah
Southeast "Dry-Root" Winter Storage

With temps near Atlanta getting down to 33-35 this morning, It was time to wheel in the ones that are way too massive for the grow lights! This borderline freezing temp is only here for one morning...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-29-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 120,687
Posted By robguz24
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

1000 fingers
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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-28-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By scashaggy
Re: My variegated dwarf Nanwah is budding

Hi all. I wanted to update this for a while but I had terrible internet for over a month and comcast just fixed it.

Here are some pics from this...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-26-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,160
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Manzano timeline

I can't believe it's almost November! The manzano is back in the house and has put out another big leaf.
Oct 26...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Iowa
Time to Dig

The cold is on it's way, 10-23-17 Musa 'Orinoco's on their way to the basement.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-22-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Need help with Cavendish

On the mold/fungus I would just cut the bud off. India has actually posted studies on different varieties proving removing the bud speeds the filling! I did my own study and showed no difference....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-11-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Transplant tips?

Sarah is an amazing person and grower! I can vouch for her fruiting bananas! I was very suprized by the size of her cavendish bunches! She has major success with that greenhouse!!

Plants you sent...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-10-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Veinte Cohol For Sale or Trade

Thanks Maesy! Wow I’ve been looking for that one! I’ve heard amazing things about Senorita! I’m in love with the SE Asia AA types. They have a lot of very fast growers with very short filling times....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-09-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,867
Posted By Ablessed
Re: Transplant stress: Is there hope?

Halleluja! (Insert music)

The cigar leaves that were already there have finally begun opening! A sign of recovery, for sure!

I am SO THANKFUL for the advice that I ave received here. Without it,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-28-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,324
Posted By beam2050
Re: baker creek bananas [tc's]

I figured to update this. my namwas are fast growers but the iholeneres a growing faster than the namwa. namwa is in the front. they look almost the same but the iholenas have leaves that come more...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 09-24-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By beam2050
Cool rainbow banana seeds

found something interesting on ebay. now I know there is no such animal as rainbow bananas. but what I found was not sterilized grass seed on some sites but pics of what looked to be actual banana...
Forum: Species Bananas 09-19-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,035
Posted By Richard
Re: Are Red Tiger bananas red bananas?

Banana seeds produce ornamental seeded bananas -- not edible bananas. The seeds are about the size of peas and hard as a rock. Edible bananas are produced by "pups" (sort of like root suckers) of the...
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