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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-08-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Someting to think about grafting

Here is something new about the relationship of the root stock and the scion on grafting. https://www.salk.edu/news-release/grafted-plants-genomes-can-communicate-with-each-other/
Check it...
Forum: Other Plants 02-10-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Do you know the plant Breakingnews in Japan?

Recently the most popular plant for home gardeners in Japan is the lime caviar. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citrus_australasica, I have already ordered mine. Check it out.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: Musa Yunnanensis Fruit

Hi Remko! I have no idea which subspecies or variety it is. Mr. Markkus didnít tell me which region in China he collected the seeds. He just told me they were M. Yunnanensis seeds. Now, the bananas I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Musa Yunnanensis Fruit

Thank you for your reply Melendez. The flavor is much like the Monkey Banana grown in the Bonin Islands, Japan. It is very sweet indeed!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Musa Yunnanensis Fruit

Here is the story. About 4 years ago the late Mr. Markkus Hakkinnen of Finland sent me some seeds of Musa Yunnanensis and Musa Balbisiana he collected in China. I planted the seeds in Okinawa which...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-26-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Yunnanensis & Balbisiana Flower

I have two gardens. One is in Okinawa, a subtropical island in Japan where it doesnít snow. The other garden is in mainland Japan where we do have snow and the temperature drops to minus 2 centigrade...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-24-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Yunnanensis & Balbisiana Flower

Hi folks! Here is the flowers of M. Yunnanensis and Balbisiana flowers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOFUwg8tNQM You can see that the color of the flowers are different. I grow them in Okinawa....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-22-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,782
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

New video of Basjoo fruits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IM4RPXNHb0
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Musa Basjoo Pollinated Bananas

Yuri Barros, the Basho we have in Okinawa is not the M. Basjoo. It is the Musa Balbisiana variation Liukiuensis. The real M. Basjoo is not grown in Okinawa. I have the M. Basjoo planted in my home...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-08-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Musa Basjoo Pollinated Bananas

DSCF9282_zps5uzyfdmv.jpg Photo by sittingbull193 | Photobucket (http://s629.photobucket.com/user/sittingbull193/media/DSCF9282_zps5uzyfdmv.jpg.html?o=6) Here is some pictures of my Basjoo pollinated...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-10-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: grafting ???

Hi jeffaroo! Here I am again! First of all, Greetings! I just made a new video today, if you have time please watch my video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDa2ZpedvXg
Thanks!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-09-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: I dont think basjoo can handle full sun in the middle of the country

Howdy! I have been living in the Basjoo country these past 50 years and I've been growing Basjoo for about 15 years after I learned of its existence. We have M. Basjoo growing everywhere in Japan...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-03-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: What do you think?

My personal opinion, it's a flower emerging for sure. Congrats!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-18-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Expedition through Burma/Myanmar and China from Thailand to be in 2016

If I were a little younger I'd go. That sounds to be a very interesting adventure.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-10-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Talking An Interesting Article about Bananas

Greetings!
I found this article interesting, so I decided to share it with everyone in the forum. Banana Improvement (http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/ae216e/ae216e0b.htm)
I hope you all enjoy reading...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-04-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Talking Re: grafting ???

Thanks Richard, My native language is Portuguese and sometimes I get mixed up. "Especies", in Portuguese means types, varieties. Much obliged! Muito Obrigado! Also joining two corms of banana plants...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-04-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Cool Re: grafting ???

Hi Jose263! Gardening has been my hobby for the past 40 years. About 30 years ago I learned how to graft citrus fruits and other kinds of tropical fruits such as mangos, avocados, jabuticabas, etc.,...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-04-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Question Re: grafting ???

Well, Jeffaroo, I am the only one in the forum, doing this kind of stuff. I think I started grafting banana plants around 2007, after I heard some banana growers in South America grafted banana...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-11-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,782
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

Thank you for your comments and also taking your time to watch my videos Cincinnana. The sauce I made for the wild boar roasted meat was Rangpur Lemon juice, with a little bit of salt and and red hot...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-11-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Re: Help! Its getting cold.

Wow! What a great collection of banana plants!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,782
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

Thank you for your information Mr. Asacomm. I have been living in Japan for 47 years and this is the first time I hear about the Miyazaki Banana. I know Miyazaki and Kagoshima Prefecture and I'm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,782
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

Thank you, Worm_farmer. I think you are a person who believes in the wonders of Mother Nature. I didn't get this idea of "Grafting the banana plant" out of thin air. A Brazilian guy told me his...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,782
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Mail Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

Thank you Asacomm. I appreciate your friendship. We have something in common, we live in the same country and we are banana enthusiasts. Your climate is warmer than mine, so you have a better chance...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,782
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Hiya Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

Hi Jesse, here is a report of what I've been doing lately. Let me begin with my grafting, if I may call it grafting, for the skeptical people, I cut the corm of a Basjoo pup and another corm of a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Joy Basjoo Seedlings in Japan

Hello folks, I'm back with a new generation of M. Basjoo. I have already mentioned in a previous thread that I've planted over a thousand seeds of Basjoo this spring and got 8 seedlings growing quite...
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