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Forum: Banana Identification 06-04-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,810
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Home depot Blue java or Namwa?

The fruit he was sent was from mine. I really enjoy them. They are soft and creamy. But also sweet and good. I love namwa and would still rate namwa slightly better. Blue java and similar clones are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-28-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,291
Posted By edwmax
2019 -Update on My Bananas

I haven't posted in a while because I been busy with other things due to the storm last fall. Anyway things has slowed down some and I was catching up on work around my house and yard (Saturday...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-14-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: An Experiment

The flower is growing quite fast, I can see I cut some of the tips if the flowers off on the fisrt and second hand, don't know what other damage I did or how it'll turn out. I think since I don't...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 192,373
Posted By HMelendez
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Awesome Nick!....Congrats!.....




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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By bananaT
PATUPI, beautiful bunch & tasting.

Hello, everyone.
So the cool temps are here & the banana bunches are coming in beautiful this year!
This is the best year I've ever had for Patupi. Though the 6 months of straight rain hit them...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-27-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 192,373
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Another DC.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64035&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64035)

This SDC has a tiny...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-26-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 192,373
Posted By HMelendez
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Congrats Nick!.....




:2723::bananarow::2723:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-26-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 192,373
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Looks great! My Goldfinger should bloom next year. Can't wait!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-26-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 192,373
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

They were small, but worth eating.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-19-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 192,373
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

[QUOTE=Nicolas Naranja;319610]

Mysore, displaying an oddity where it reverts back to female flowers
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1971/44687865804_76fc2b14bc_b.jpg

I got one just like that on a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By nph
Re: Very early Winter storage question

My best advice is do not have any banana lying down. For me those alway rot while the ones in vertical positions mostly do fine provided they are large enough. Soil or not really doesn't matter in my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By imclumbi
Saba Flower

This stand was in flower when the hurricane hit. Lost them. So great to see them recovered.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=63497&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

It'll be a small flower but I realize what to do for next time. For the past 2 years It has been growing year round in same container. It stays inside from end of Oct-goes out in May
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
I'm still alive and still around

I'm not dead, I'm not in jail, and I haven't quit growing bananas and plantains. I am just on the road all the time now.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1810/43292741692_ef92e5a044_z.jpg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

Thanks everyone, @Island Brah- yes this is in Southern Ontario. There is another member on here who has a dwarf something about to send out a flower and he's 35 miles south.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By kaczercat
Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

I think something is happening with the slender monster.
Aug 16
Does it look like a pre flag or flag? If not there is something seriously wrong with the leaves LOL! Thanks for any...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-15-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,051
Posted By louis14
Re: New concept GM high density field

Hi Akula,

I will only discuss the GM cultivars as we are stopping any further development of Namwa and will end up replacing them with GM.
Basically, we have very few problems with the two cultivars...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-15-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,051
Posted By louis14
Re: New concept GM high density field

We do not transplant the corms directly into the field anymore, we nurse them for two and a half months in grow bags, under a 400m2 50% shade hardening tent in the warm season and in shaded...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,051
Posted By louis14
New concept GM high density field

As our fruit quality is improving all the time and we are now seeing nice sized bunches growing on the second generation pstems in our Gros Michel fields. And in view of the current state of our...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By edwmax
Update 2018 on my Banana Patches

Banana Patch Update: No Christmas in October!

This was what I had same time last year: I had about 80 to 90 plants growing here.


http://caironet.com/banana/Lagepatch-Oct2017.jpg...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-04-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By Botanical_Bryce
Re: An easy one for the pros

I hope this image helps. If you are like me descriptions are hard to follow. I do better if you just point out the facts as opposed to describing them. I took this photo to show the difference. Top...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-04-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,095
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Bent leaves

I will end this argument!

You spray calcium on the leaf! One or more of the following happens!!!
A. It is absorbed by the leaf!
.......1. It’s either used or stored!
.......2. Weather used or...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-04-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By Gabe15
Re: An easy one for the pros

The angle of the bunch can change drastically depending on bunch size. Namwahs tend to start out somewhat angular, and then become more pendant as the bunch gets older and heavier. As you can see,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,833
Posted By meizzwang
Re: My Blue Java /Ice Cream Finally fruited

still hanging on the tree! This picture is from June 11th, 2018, I'll try to snap another pic of it. Might be able to pick it now that the fingers have filled in a little bit more, but don't want...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-29-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,522
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

*****An Update!*****




I haven't been on the forum for a while!.....I have been busy at work!.....Wooohooo!......Nanas had been growing nicely in the last couple of weeks!....
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