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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-24-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 140,552
Posted By ifnull
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

I had to harvest sooner than I wanted but they still look pretty good. This is the second harvest I have done by myself. This method seems to work pretty well as it allows me to control the bunch as...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 140,552
Posted By ifnull
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Namwah

https://www.evernote.com/l/Afoagxu18xFDYIxd9mbLoDQPl7OJU4zfr0kB/image.png...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-31-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 140,552
Posted By ifnull
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

About 15ft. I have another thread chronically the growth of this mat.
http://www.bananas.org/f310/dwarf-namwah-oddly-tall-year-21098.html
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-31-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 140,552
Posted By ifnull
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Finally harvested today. Here are the results...

Height: 36in
Weight: 72lb

... will someone please tell me what other important measurements I should take?

This was supposed to be a Musa Dwarf...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-31-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

Finally harvested today. Here are the results...

Height: 36in
Weight: 72lb

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/488/18296661586_bf9c1df7f2_c.jpg...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-23-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,764
Posted By ifnull
Re: Large pup removal

I noticed something interesting today. It appears the plant has skipped creating pups and gone straight to fruiting.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7693/17214730246_949cd7a913.jpg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By ifnull
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By ifnull
Are these ready to harvest?

This is only my second season and I think I may have harvested too early last year. My dwarf namwah bloomed at the end of December. I thought by now they would be ready to harvest but they still...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 04-11-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

More photo updates from this weekend.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7671/17114085735_9a3c50e5d2.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/s5jarH)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7602/16926526930_a21421c090.jpg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 92,919
Posted By ifnull
Re: Time to separate the pups for the Spring

I don't know if anyone has posted this before in this thread but I found a great tool for separating pups. From what I have read, most people recommend a dig bar or shovel. I saw someone welded a...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-07-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,764
Posted By ifnull
Re: Large pup removal

It was still light enough when I got home. Here is a pic from today.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7686/16450273904_34208af0d2.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r4DXj9)
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-07-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,764
Posted By ifnull
Re: Large pup removal

I'll take a photo this weekend and upload it. By the time I get home it is too dark.

Here is a photo from November 16th.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8711/16691655860_a163a8c6c7.jpg...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,764
Posted By ifnull
Re: Large pup removal

That one was a Dwarf Namwah.
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 03-22-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,156
Posted By ifnull
Re: Looking for small bananas for greenhouse

Could still be a D. Braz. I suspect mine may still be establishing a solid corm.
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-21-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By ifnull
Re: Where to find small solar panel?

I have a 12v panel charging a battery during the day which I use for a timelapse camera.

UPG (87511) Silver 12V Solar Panel...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 03-20-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,156
Posted By ifnull
Re: Looking for small bananas for greenhouse

I post something about the Dwarf Namwah height a couple months ago. Mine has an established corm and hit a height of 14.5ft (maybe a little taller) this year....
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 03-20-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

https://scontent-lax.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xpf1/l/t51.2885-15/10576187_1427289270903529_1196405387_n.jpg
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 02-28-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7403/15911391034_58535fffc4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qf33db)
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 02-07-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7328/16467551625_9b3dc6c0f8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r6bvnT)
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 02-07-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

Cinched tight at 1 meter I measured it in at 31 1/4 inches.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 02-02-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

So the measurement should be taken when the plant reached 1 meter and taken at the base correct?
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-31-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

Looks like I will be doubling last year's yield with 13 hands.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8655/16413316115_cb3999e320_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r1ox3T)
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-31-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By ifnull
It's alive!

After heavy rain and a little neglect while I was on vacation this winter, this little guy turned into a rotted stump.

I heard miracle stories of banana plants coming back to life. So I trimmed...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-28-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,948
Posted By ifnull
Re: Dwarf Namwah oddly tall this year

Update.

Flower pushed through about a week ago. It is huge. Maybe twice as big as last year.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7484/15511099894_2b1c8a3fd2_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pCErAN)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 200
Sticky: Water suckers
Views: 81,004
Posted By ifnull
Re: Water suckers

Yup. I over fertilized a couple months ago. :)
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