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Forum: Other Plants 05-22-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By geissene
Finally a sugarloaf pineapple!

Hi everyone!

Just wanted to share pictures of my sugarloaf pineapple that is showing a flower after about 2.5 years of growing from a top! My first time growing one too!

Two weeks ago, the plant...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-04-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,673
Posted By robguz24
Veinte Cohol Taste Report

Been waiting a long time to try Veinte Cohol. Below is my tasting report. As always, this is how it tastes where I live and it could taste quite different under different...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By bananimal
First Viente Cohol bunch - super tasting

Harvested my first bunch of VC. And the taste is excellent. Have to let them ripen till full yellow or the skins stick like glue to the fingers. Taste unlike any others I've tried. Am running two...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-14-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By liveoakgardens
Veinte Cohol blooming and pseudostem pics

My Veinte Cohol is blooming after freezing to the ground this past winter. This plant is extremely fast to bloom. Also some detail pictures of the Veinte Cohol and Manzano pseudostem. The Manzano is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-07-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By J B
Viente Cohol Bunch Pruned Today

I pruned the V C bunch back to 9 hands & 138 total fingers (+ a few micro minis lol) and here's how they...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,468
Posted By liveoakgardens
Hello from South Lousiana

Here's some examples of what I've got growing here. Thanks to Keith for all the great stock!

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-04-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By PR-Giants
Talking Monster of the Maninis (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-26-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By J B
Viente Cohol Has A Bud

First pic was taken July 21 2015 & the second was taken today July 26 2015...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By J B
Viente Cohol and pups

Here's a pic of my Viente Cohol & her pups :woohoonaner: http://
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By Pallen
Re: Moved my SDC Outside

You were right, it did not take long to show signs of burning, so I did move him to that southern under tree location.
And of course I had to take another shot of him while in this new photo op...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By Duckfood
Plant at my local greenhouse has finally flowered...

They have been growing it for 5 years...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-23-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,723
Posted By Bananaking29
Musa itinerans var formosana 3 months aheter germinating.

Happy to say, after long trying i have 2 plants!! Out 50 seeds.
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 02-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,659
Posted By harveyc
Re: Richard's Indoor Propagation

Richard, I have one light identical to yours and 3 more nearly identical. Gone sort of crazy. I moved to a 2-story affair, 2 carts I made on wheels so I can get around them and push them out of the...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 02-15-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,659
Posted By Richard
Richard's Indoor Propagation

Here's my indoor setup for propagation this year (quite scaled down from previous years!) This is in the sun room of my house, facing ENE.

In the photo can be found:

A cheapo 2' x 4' folding table...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-31-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,093
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: What not to do when you get fruit...

Here is a pic from 122713.. looking semi degraded already..
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-30-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,093
Posted By Abnshrek
What not to do when you get fruit...

Well this pertains to indoor fruiting Banana's only:
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 09-13-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,142
Posted By Bob
Re: Patty in Wisc

This came as quite a shock when I heard it this morning. I'm still feeling that way. Here's me , Patty and Mike from almost exactly a year ago when they stopped by on their way home from...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-12-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,057
Posted By rick2001
Re: Prices of Basjoo

That's why I'll never become rich.... I give them away for free....:bananas_b
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 03-28-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,893
Posted By nullzero
After a 2 year wait, dwarf orinoco started to flower!

I have been growing a dwarf orinoco for around 2 years in a 15 gallon container. It has finally started to flower. I only took two pictures (using my gf's camera), I am going to update with better...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-12-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,829
Posted By john_ny
Re: Banana leaves are not growing correctly

Right on, Moe. I have some that I have kept growing, with warmth and good light, and others that are cool, with no water, or anything. I just checked them today, and they're fine. Pix in a day or...
Forum: Hydroponics 03-10-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 56,611
Posted By musaboru
Party Fruiting Banana at a Hydroponic shop

I'm not sure if this has been posted before on but I searched for some images on Flickr and came across this banana picture that is fruiting in a hydroponic shop. Amazing! And to top it...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 03-05-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,418
Posted By eric27
Ensete Glaucum experiment

I had 20 seeds of E Glaucum. I soaked all of them for about 3 days. 10 of them I sanded a lot, roughing up the coat as much as I could. The other 10 I left alone. The first one to sprout was one of...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 03-03-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,038
Party My 9,999th Post!!!

Ok, I just wanted an excuse to say to myself...


You know what number comes next!!! :eek:
Forum: Species Bananas 02-28-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,672
Posted By mrbungalow
Re: Musa sikkimensis-the best banana for leaf hardiness?

This is interesting reading.

I live in Norway, and it seems Sikkimensis settle in the ground faster, and grow much better at cooler temperatures than Basjoo. But in terms of winter-hardiness basjoo...
Forum: Species Bananas 02-23-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,672
Posted By lwabirds
Re: Musa sikkimensis-the best banana for leaf hardiness?

I cut them back to 1 foot and place a few bags of straw on them. It's the same method I use for my basjoos. I never lost a plant yet. I have pictures in my gallery.
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