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Search: Posts Made By: Johnsk9
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-04-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Valor_X
Check out my new Manzano pup!

Got it not too long ago and thought I'd share it here :08:
Was excited to see that it had a NICE amount of roots and a CHUNKY corm attached!

Can't wait to watch it grow!...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-22-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By hdynad
2020 tropical garden pics!!

This is my little piece of heaven, 2020 is off to the races! everyone is healthy, spoiled , fertilized and well taken care of. Have 3 flowering so far and i suspect 6 more varieties to soon follow....
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-14-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Akula
Re: Does anyone know if closely planted bamboo and banana plants compete for root spa

I urge you to plant almost anything other than bamboo. My neighbor has bamboo in his yard close to the property line. It's now popping up on my side of the fence. I have to dig it out every year to...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-05-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By SheriGoddart33
Re: new to bananas

I am new in all this too, will be glad to talk, welcome :)
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-03-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Building/buying a container for a dwarf namwah?

I have tried many pots...I have found making them is cheaper, and look better than .any pots. Many were just thrown together...1 2x4 cut for your corner posts, and wood I have used fence posts, and...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-03-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By linda l
Pinwheel new to bananas

hello.i am a ew member who is very new to banana growing.I have three banana plants, ice cream and grand main.I know practically nothing about growing them except they love sun and water.Any advice...
Forum: Banana Identification 03-31-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Allfoliagenofruit
Variegated Pup

Hello all,

Can someone please help me figure out what's going on with this pup? The parent plant has dark green leaves and I assumed that pups are genetically identical to the parent plant but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-10-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By edwmax
Re: How to fertilize the banana plant to grow it to produce fruit​​​​​​

Old hat .... There is an entire forum section for propagation of banana plants and the the forum Wiki has full info about fertilizing bananas. You should post in the correct forum.

Further ......
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-17-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,242
Posted By edwmax
Re: 2019 -Update on My Bananas

At my small nana patch, I had 2 Orinoco's to flower in early November and 2 more to flower the 1st week of Dec. Another flowered 2 days before Christmas. These I did not expect to make because of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-14-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By matt18e
Re: fertilizing

I use Miracle Gro tomato plant food (18-18-21). I mix the powder in a 1 gallon milk carton with water and water the bananas with it once a week. I've also done hydroponics which is a whole other...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 01-08-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By beam2050
Re: Monkey Fingers Banana

they peel the bananas so the monkeys can eat them. :05: sorry couldn't resist
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By bananimal
Morado from PR

Is any one growing the Morado but me? Has been one of my all time favorites. Pstems are red.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-30-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Variegated Manini (aeae) & Variegated Florida 2019

Looks like NewwithNanners realizes they received a free Variegated Manini with their order.

I don't recommend FHIA bananas but that SH-3640 came with a free Variegated Manini. :ha::ha::ha:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By beam2050
Re: Anyone have Mature Florida Variegated non AEAE Pictures?

from last march
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-21-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Shout out to the West Coast of Florida

Charlotte county, have a few clumps in a lower spot on property that flooded for a day a couple times in the last few weeks.. didn't lose any but not the best spot and they are going to be phased out...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-21-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 190,890
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Good old 'Williams' - easy to see why it is so widely planted ( August 2019 (
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-20-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By beam2050
Re: Available in Merritt Island, FL

just got back, what he didn't say is that almost all of his plants were obtained from GOING BANANAS.

also has the REAL DEAL blue java fruiting also kandarin, pisang raja, dwarf Brazilian, all...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-07-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Unknown variety from Mexico

Likely ‘Silk’ aka ‘Manzano’.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Wording question on TARS 18171 African Rhino curator notes

Yes. (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Wording question on TARS 18171 African Rhino curator notes

Right idea but you have it backwards, subsequent fruitings from the same mat will have more hands.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Wording question on TARS 18171 African Rhino curator notes

Your photo is not an African Rhino Horn, it's a French type plantain.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By pitangadiego
Re: Wording question on TARS 18171 African Rhino curator notes

The one which I had was quite interesting. Most notably, there were close to 100 pups which formed prior to flowering. Literally, the pups had their own...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Wording question on TARS 18171 African Rhino curator notes

I would interpret that to mean the first time it fruits it has a certain number of hands, perhaps 2-3, and then on subsequent fruitings from the same mat it has less hands, probably just one.
Forum: Other Plants 07-27-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Gala
Re: McGregor Pineapple Plant

Jimmy, do you have some slips for sale?
Forum: Member Introductions 07-27-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By adirondak5
Re: New Member

Thanks again for the warm welcome . I didn't get around to telling much about myself so here's a little more . I've been retired since June 2013 after 30 years with a public water supplier . The wife...
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