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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-26-2017, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Time from Flower to Harvest for bananas.

Steve is 100% correct! I agree word for word!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-25-2017, 10:30 PM
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Posted By sputinc7
Re: Time from Flower to Harvest for bananas.

Bananas have 2 stages, a vegetative one and a fruiting one. The faster you can get thru the first one, the sooner you get to the next one. Plenty of water & nitrogen and potassium during the warm,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-24-2017, 03:30 PM
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Posted By bananimal
Re: Time from Flower to Harvest for bananas.

I put monthly applications of 6-3-16 from Diamond R. Specially formulated for bananas. They do great. High potassium --- most important.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-24-2017, 10:26 AM
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Posted By sputinc7
Re: Time from Flower to Harvest for bananas.

Make sure they get enough water during the dry season, that will help. Also, bananas need a lot of potassium to fill in, otherwise it takes longer. My Brazilians used to take 6 months, but last time...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-12-2017, 12:44 PM
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Views: 1,131
Posted By Gabe15
Re: ID help please

It is definitely not any type of Namwah/Ducasse.

It appears to be a Blue Java/Ice Cream type variant. The lightly variegated fruit is certainly not common, but it's not that distinctive of a trait,...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-12-2017, 08:18 AM
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Posted By sputinc7
Re: ID help please

Before anyone else can ruin it for me I will make an educated guess although I am much less educated than many here on bananas... My guess is Dwarf Namwah. Why? The coloration and growth pattern of...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-11-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: ID help please

I’ve never had a Musa Saba bunch but it looks a lot like Saba to me. How big is the plant? Saba are big plants! Get some more pictures so hopefully Gabe can confirm!
Forum: Banana Identification 10-11-2017, 01:39 PM
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Posted By sputinc7
Re: ID help please

Looks like the Perth Australia area.
Forum: Banana Identification 10-11-2017, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Gabe15
Re: ID help please

Where are you located? Can you post some photos that are not so close up? Show us one of the entire bunch, and one of the entire plant. If the male bud with flowers is still attached below the...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-07-2017, 09:55 AM
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Posted By venturabananas
Re: Banana ID please :)

Do you have any new photos for us to look at to help with the ID?
Forum: Banana Identification 06-11-2017, 11:33 PM
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Posted By Narnia
Re: Banana ID please :)

The plant looks healthy - do you put fertilizer around it?
Forum: Banana Identification 06-11-2017, 09:32 PM
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Posted By scottu
Re: Banana ID please :)

Musa Blue Java (Ice Cream) - Bananas Wiki (http://www.bananas.org/wiki/Musa_Blue_Java_%28Ice_Cream%29)
Forum: Banana Identification 06-11-2017, 08:16 PM
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Posted By venturabananas
Re: Banana ID please :)

It's not Pisang Awak/"Namwah". Doesn't look exactly like Ice Cream, but closer to that than Pisang Awak. Looks to be in the Bluggoe ("Orinoco") / Ney Mannan ("Ice Cream") range, but I'm not sure. ...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-11-2017, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Banana ID please :)

It's for sure not a blue java ice cream. I agree looks more like a namwa to me also. Great banana congrats!
Forum: Banana Identification 06-11-2017, 07:20 AM
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Posted By HMelendez
Re: Banana ID please :)

Congrats for the fruiting bunch!....


Definitely is not a Blue Java Ice Cream 'Nana but resembles The Pisang Awak means Namwah 'Nana!.....Hopefully it helps!....
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