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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-06-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By Akula
Re: Raja Puri????

Wrapping up this thread with a photos of the fruit at maturity. I have only experienced store bought cavendish, namwa, and manzano to compare with this variety.

Fruit was harvested January 27th. The...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-21-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Darkman
Re: Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

I still hope that mine will plump and ripen after the leaves burn but have not had that good luck so far. Maybe this year as I have four bunches hanging. I'll look at them and evaluate on Thursday.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-21-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By sputinc7
Re: Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

I had a 3640 that lost all it's leaves to a 26 degree freeze a month after it finished flowering but I covered the bunch and it survived. They filled out most of the way before the peduncle bent in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-21-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Darkman
Re: Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

If you loose the leaves and they have not fully plumped they will not ripen. IMHO

If they are fully plumped they can usually withstand several hours at 32 but no more at least that is my experience...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-20-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Akula
Re: Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

Thanks for the replies guys.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-20-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

In a bag, you should be fine. Even if the plant loses it's leaves you can harvest the bunch.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-20-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Jose263
Re: Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

Biloxi has similar weather
I had a similar quandry several years ago with an orinoco - ended up putting a spotlight directly under the bunch using one of those lights with a spring clamp and a 10ft...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-20-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Akula
Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

Temps are suppose to get down to 32F-34F for about six hours tonight. Most likely a clear, cloudless night. Bunch has been hanging for more than 4 months and is harvestable but can fill out more....
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-23-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By imclumbi
Re: Merry Christmas

Wow!! Amazing!
John
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-23-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Merry Christmas

Wow....I will take one of those in my stocking....please.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-23-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Akula
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!!!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64221&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64221&ppuser=26197)
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-23-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By beam2050
Re: Merry Christmas

merry Christmas to yahl
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-23-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By imclumbi
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-23-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Merry Christmas

Happy Festivas.


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Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-23-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By luisport
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! :santananer:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-09-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Gabe15
Re: What is your favotrite banana?

I've had probably 250-300 different kinds of bananas, but I'm kinda awful at coming up with a favorite for eating, though I get asked all the time. I tend to appreciate all of the differences in the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-08-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Mark Dragt
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-07-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By Richard
Re: What is your favotrite banana?

As famously said by forum member pitangadiego (http://www.bananas.org/member-pitangadiego.html):

The one that is ripe!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,014
Posted By Akula
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

Thanks everybody!

Its really satisfying to achieve forward progress on development of my banana patch. Getting a flower and seeing a green banana bunch hanging from the plant will be awesome. Plus...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,014
Posted By Akula
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

Got some flags!!! Yeah!! First ones!!!

Just made it through tropical storm Gordon and found two pre-flags or flags in my banana patch this afternoon. Both namawas are approximatley 13.5' tall and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-10-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,014
Posted By Akula
2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

This is my patch in Pensacola, Florida which was originally planted in March of 2017. The original plants consisted of three ice cream (blue java) and two raja puri ordered from an online nursery. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By Akula
Re: Raja Puri????

Latest photo of the plant at almost 11'. Its the plant on the right with the leaf collapsed horizontally to the left. Also photo of the pstem and a pup to help with ID. The pup has faded/ghosted wine...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-19-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By AdotKarl
Re: Musa Balbisiana 'Atia Black'

About two months later, I have 4 small plants from 50 seeds. All 4 sprouted from seeds close to each other and have been growing in a bunch ever since. They might be holding each other back a bit but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-10-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By edwmax
Re: Growing different bananas close together?

Obviously ... you haven't sat under the cool shade of Bananas sipping a Beer (or homemade wine).
... :nanadrink:...
Forum: Banana Identification 04-01-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By bushwack
Re: Was told this is a Saba, looking to confirm

not trying to steal your post, but is this what a saba looks like?
long closed petioles and more green

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62907&size=1...
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