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Forum: Banana Identification 07-22-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,149
Posted By rick2001
Re: Musa paradisiaca ?

Hi Gabe, thanks!
It could be a common spin off of Orinoco widley spread here in Italy called "Comune di Sicilia"... but not sure.
Can you spot any significant difference from the tipical Orinioco...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-22-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,149
Posted By rick2001
Re: Musa paradisiaca ?

Hi!
I'm resuming back this old post to show finally this musa...
Forum: European Section 07-04-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By rick2001
Re: Summer Update....

Hi Kostas..... I don't know if the cause is any lack of nutrient because I'm an heavy fertilizer and ofter my plants end up with burned leaves from over fertilizing rather than a lack of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,968
Posted By rick2001
Re: Dwarf Brazilian

In mine too..... but can't find anyone selling it across Europe...
Forum: European Section 07-01-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By rick2001
Re: Summer Update....

Hi Juniperez.
Currently none of the 2 siki red tiger I have show any sign of red stripes..... they have a red psudotrunk but not on the leaves...
Yes fan palms here are a local palm.... it is the...
Forum: European Section 06-30-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By rick2001
Re: Summer Update....

you are right it is not a mysore.... I've mislabeled it , it is a Rajapuri.:ha:


The only strange nana is the Sikki Red Tiger planted in the ground.... you can see how the last three leaves are...
Forum: European Section 06-30-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By rick2001
Summer Update....

Hi Guys.
Just want to share some pics of my nanas enjoying the summer heat !

Chini Champa and Sikkimensis Red...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-17-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 53,247
Posted By rick2001
Re: Gros Michel

The Gros Michel is sprouting a lot of pups and a lot earlier than many other Musas....
Forum: European Section 05-26-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,737
Posted By rick2001
Re: Going to Bananaland....

Hi there, just got back.

No way to bring back anything..... at the airport there was close inspection about anything vegetable/animal related in and out of the country....
I had some seeds from...
Forum: European Section 05-10-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,737
Posted By rick2001
Re: Going to Bananaland....

I'm still searching for the D.B. and the other plants some pals from the forum requested but , here is simpler to find girls rather than plants or bulbs....:ha:

not that I'm complaining at all, but...
Forum: European Section 05-03-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,737
Posted By rick2001
Re: Going to Bananaland....

Will do!!

Is there any particular seed to collect in Copa Cabana ??? :ha:

Bye bye!!!
Forum: European Section 05-02-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,737
Posted By rick2001
Re: Going to Bananaland....

Just got really good news!!!

Tomorrow my company is sending me to Brazil for 16 days for an inspection to our hydro plants in Mato Grosso and Tocantin (somewhere in the rainforest).
I'll spend 16...
Forum: European Section 04-14-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 112,689
Posted By rick2001
Re: Weather forecast

We experienced a big drop pof temps too..... two days ago it was 30/12 and yesterday was 20/8. Today , early morning was 6 bt hopefully temps will raise again today...

Not to mention Northern...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-13-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By rick2001
Re: Prices of Basjoo

THEY already knows...... I've more request for any kind of pup I have in my collection of 'nanas than pups available.... people pushed as far as asking me to book the pups that my 'nanas have still...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-12-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By rick2001
Re: Prices of Basjoo

That's why I'll never become rich.... I give them away for free....:bananas_b
Forum: European Section 04-02-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 112,689
Posted By rick2001
Re: Weather forecast

Today has been a glorious day...... warm , dry ,slight breeze a no clouds in the sky.....

I've been busy all the day to plant the 'nanas in pots outside or in the ground , togheter with all others...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,864
Posted By rick2001
Re: Zone 8b/9a Edible Banana Race!

My Orinoco's cigar leaf is almost ready to open up!!!
I'll take a pic today.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,059
Posted By rick2001
Re: In Case Of Emergency Move.........

Hi Kurt, let's hope it will not be necessary.
I wish you the best luck.
Forum: European Section 03-29-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 34,574
Posted By rick2001
Re: Shops, nurseries... in Europe

Few days to April, and the weather is good.... this is time to buy new 'nanas and plant them.... I 'm wonderng why every major 'nanas' shop is still... no news, no stock has been...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-27-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 118,278
Posted By rick2001
Re: What did you plant today (bananas)?

Planted up 3 'nanas in the garden last week, but I ended up with all the leaves burned by the sun...... too much hurry !!!

Luckily the cigar leaves are ok, so after the shock they'll grow again...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-19-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,825
Posted By rick2001
Re: If you could go just one place

Indonesia.... somewhere near Borneo.
Forum: European Section 03-15-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 112,689
Posted By rick2001
Re: Weather forecast

If the forecast will be confirmed in the next few hours , next thursday will be my " Massive plant day".
I plan to put the nanas outside and plant them in the ground, starting from the hardiest...
Forum: European Section 03-12-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 112,689
Posted By rick2001
Re: Weather forecast

Hold on... It can't snow forever....
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 03-10-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,276
Posted By rick2001
Re: Anyone have black or yellow Sigatoka?

Hi.
I've made picture of only two leaves as example but the burn along the edges is a common trait of almos every leaf while the little black spots showed only on the pictured leaf and maybe another...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 03-10-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,276
Posted By rick2001
Re: Anyone have black or yellow Sigatoka?

Hi, I've a problem with my Gros Michel but I don't know if it has anything to do with Sigatoka...

please chek mi pics here:
http://www.bananas.org/f2/gros-michel-8776-7.html#post156045

In case I'd...
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