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Forum: Species Bananas 04-14-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By druss
Things you see at the zoo

We have a fairly boring zoo plant wise, its well done but not exciting rare species wise. Or so I thought. I took a few happy snaps of a real tall nana, thought it was probably just a type of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-12-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By druss
Musa ingens

Anyone who germinated musa ingens still have them alive?
How are they going compared to other musa?
Forum: Species Bananas 04-09-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By druss
Re: musa thomsonii

That will make it interesting when my supposed thomsonii and yunnanensis flower then.
Forum: Species Bananas 04-09-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By druss
Re: musa thomsonii

So mekong giant is a subtype of itinerans. Okay, but I thought yunnanensis was also quite tall, certainly taller than whats been labelled thomsonii. Im guessing that is just different subtypes also?
Forum: Species Bananas 04-09-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By druss
Re: musa thomsonii

Interesting, do you think the musa thomsonii you had were the "real" thing? Given the size of mekong giant, theres alot of variation in musa yunnanensis subsets.
Forum: Banana Identification 04-07-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By druss
Mystery nana

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64493&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64493&ppuser=20119)
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64492&size=1...
Forum: Banana Identification 03-20-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By druss
Re: ANI anyone?

https://patents.google.com/patent/USPP20645P3/en
Forum: Banana Identification 03-15-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By druss
Re: This may be more challenging 😁

This is my "canarvon banana" also supposedly a cavendish type, though im doubting its identity. http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64427&size=1...
Forum: Banana Identification 03-15-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By druss
Re: This may be more challenging 😁

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64426&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64426&limit=recent)
The banana is flowering now, odd looking flower.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-09-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,260
Posted By druss
Re: How to breed (seedless) Bananas for Temperate climates

Gabe is right. Im yet to cross anything with expectations of seeds, just been practising technique, most of my wild sp are just reaching flowering size. But as Gabe said, cross lots and cross...
Forum: Banana Identification 02-16-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,288
Posted By druss
Re: Ladyfinger

Im curious, how long has it been in qld and did it originate in south africa?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-10-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By druss
Re: Vunamami

I have these, they are awesome looking plants.
Forum: Banana Identification 02-10-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By druss
Re: Sour orange plantain

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=61651&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=61651)
One of my bluggoes, i have two, one with a stripe on the fruit and one...
Forum: Banana Identification 02-10-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By druss
Sour orange plantain

I have a friend with this banana just starting to flower. Apparently orange fleshed with a sourish taste.http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64345&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-01-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By druss
Re: Dwarf kalapua

No so far most of my bananas are ok, though the diploids take a hit and it affects bunch development. Its my other tropical fruits that im really pushing boundaries with. Yes, the main reasons I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-31-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By druss
Dwarf kalapua

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64335&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64335)
My dwarf kalapua, tough as nails.
Forum: Banana Identification 01-30-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By druss
Re: Thomsonii or cheesmanii

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64322 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64322)
This seems to resemble thomsonii more closely
Forum: Banana Identification 01-30-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By druss
Re: Thomsonii or cheesmanii

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64325 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64325)
Forum: Banana Identification 01-30-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By druss
Re: Thomsonii or cheesmanii

Plus i have this, from the same supplier http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64324&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64324)which i was told was helens hybrid:
Forum: Banana Identification 01-30-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By druss
Re: Thomsonii or cheesmanii

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64331&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64331&ppuser=20119)
Pup off the same...
Forum: Banana Identification 01-29-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By druss
Re: Thomsonii or cheesmanii

I dont think i took pics of the seed, but looking at the pics of your thomsonii and looking at mine, they didnt match. Im no expert but to me they looked closer to cheesmanii. Now im annoyed, i...
Forum: Banana Identification 01-28-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By druss
Thomsonii or cheesmanii

I bought these as thomsonii, but looking at it now im wondering if its cheesmanii.http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64317 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64317)
Forum: Banana Identification 01-14-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By druss
Re: Opinions please

Yes, i didnt think it looked at all like brazilian, to me it looked similar to what in Western Australia is commonly called monkey finger. I had the musa germplasm curator identify that one as...
Forum: Banana Identification 01-14-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By druss
Re: Opinions please

Owner was told they were Hawaiian apple banana (maybe he means Brazilian), it reminded me of monkey finger here which is pisang awak, but Im not sure what the other looks like.
Forum: Banana Identification 01-13-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By druss
Opinions please

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64294&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64294&ppuser=20119)
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64292&size=1...
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