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Forum: Main Banana Discussion Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,189
Posted By geissene
Re: Donetta

They look great! Snow keeps the wind off and acts like an insulator. It is probably warmer under all the snow!

If you are ever curious, next year you can place a temperature probe (thermocouple)...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,189
Posted By mari@adams.net
Re: Donetta

We recently had about 14" of snow (more than we've had in many years) which a lot has already melted off, but getting ready for more rain, sleet, and snow. Hoping the hardy basjoos are okay under...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: An Experiment

I removed everything except the first hand (and one on the end) I think these have grown alot since I saw them the first day, so I'm hoping they'll fill out before the stem...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-21-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
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: 217
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, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
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: 217
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: 217
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: Tiki Hut 01-19-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,231
Views: 234,850
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Share an image!

Green is just wet
Pink makes you car a glazed donut
Blue is the 8 inches of icing on the cake.
Looks like waffles in the morning:)


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7847/46082391664_3802153719_z.jpg...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-19-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Control of Thrips?

https://www.amazon.com/Agribon-AG-19-Floating-Blanket-Garden/dp/B00LB3SBZG/ref=asc_df_B00LB3SBZG/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=216531775325&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=18418702296919495373&hvpone=&...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-19-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Control of Thrips?

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-19-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: An Experiment

Yes prune a lot! If it was me I would leave the first hand and 1 finger on the last hand. 2 hands max. If it only ends up with the first hand, I would remove those 3 smaller bananas also. Just pluck...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-19-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,509
Posted By Richard
Re: Bananas in my garden

Bananas enjoying the rain ...

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64303&size=1
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: An Experiment

This is the first hand.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64302&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64302) picture taken 1-18-19
Forum: Member Introductions 01-18-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Hiya Plants R Life

Hi everyone,

My name is Nikki. I work for Perfect Plants Nursery in north Florida. We grow, cultivate, and ship our plants right from our homey plot of land in Lloyd, Florida. We began growing the...
Forum: Banana Identification 01-18-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By My Exotic Fruit
ID please - Malaysian Banana

Hello,

It's our first post on the forum.

Please can you help us ID the following variety which we found in Langkawi, Malaysia.

Small rounded bananas around 6-10cm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-17-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Unknown banana

Ships from overseas.
While on the site check out all the true to form vegetables they sell.

Musa "Tiny Thimble"...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-17-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Iowa
Re: An Experiment

These didn't get very big, seemed like all male flowers.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Iowa
Re: An Experiment

Over the years I have a few choke low and bust out the side. This one I cut to the choke.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=61051...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: An Experiment

I would rather not do it this way :)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: An Experiment

I don't know if they will grow, but they are quite small bananas. I'am curious what will happen. Will it just rot? or is there enough energy in the p stem? I guess this is what I"ll find out!...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

Thank you John!.....





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Forum: Site Help & Feedback 01-16-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By HMelendez
Re: change username

Whattttt!......DEADWEEDS?.......LMAO!......:ha:


With all my respect, you should consider Master Beam!.....





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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

Thank you Master Beam!.....I love plantains!.....I love them as tostones (patacones), maduros, mofongo, boiled, etc!......






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Forum: Other Plants 01-15-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,456
Views: 223,837
Posted By Johnsk9
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

caladium splattered frog


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