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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-22-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By hdynad
Re: To do or not to do?

leave her be, she will keep sending out pups for you :)

happy growing,
Darla
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-13-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By hdynad
Re: Bitter Sweet :(

New gardens will be started in the spring. I am bringing 15 of my favorites to start this new chapter. !!!
I am confident that I will get them to grow .
Can't wait to start the adventure :)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-12-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By hdynad
Bitter Sweet :(

Sorry to be scarse lately but a lot has happened. Over the last several months I have been working on the sale of my house . I have. Beautiful banana & butterfly gardens that i will be leaving...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-23-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By hdynad
Re: New Memeber

Welcome from Texas , you have came to right place. Take some time to do a search threw old posts their is so much information and if you are thinking it someone else has thought about it too. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-22-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,493
Posted By hdynad
Re: What are your 2 favorite Banana plants?

I use fruit fuel and it does well for me. Out of all the bananas I grow as far as taste goes Namwah, Dwarf Brazilian & Pitago are my number 1 choices. Although their are many great tasting...
Forum: Other Plants 05-22-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By hdynad
Re: Cold Hardy Avocado

I have been growing Lila for a couple of years. Tast is rich, she is a cold hardy avacado with Temps down to 10 to 15 degrees. Height at maturity 10 to 15ft.. I had her in the greenhouse this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-22-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By hdynad
Re: What is the most cold hardy Dwarf?

Hello all, for me it would be dwarf orinoco, basjoo, and let me add dwarf Brazillian to that list. Dwarf Brazillian had been strong for me from the start. As you all know with the Texas freeze...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-19-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By hdynad
Re: Gros Michel Dwarf Namwah

I grow both. Dwarf Namwah is an excellent choice. Strong banana and it is one of my favorites for taste. Dwarf Namwah is also an excellent
pupper at least for me.. Now Gross Michael was so...
Forum: Other Plants 05-10-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,561
Posted By hdynad
Re: Garden2021

Just picked up a Lime Sizzler Fire Bush yesterday. Love the color, it is supposed to be a hummer magnet!! Hope your woods come back.

Happy growing
Darla
Forum: Other Plants 05-10-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,561
Posted By hdynad
Re: Garden2021

Just beautiful!! Zennas are a favorite nectar plant in yard for butterflys. Their is some incredible colors

Happy growing.
Darla
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-08-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By hdynad
Re: How about them Fe'i? Or Ty Taylor? :)

My Fei 'Aiuri died, as well my plant came from another org member and was a tc. I am not going to attempt again. I have my 1 verigated that I have been coddling for 2yrs which is doing OK and I...
Forum: Other Plants 05-04-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,561
Posted By hdynad
Re: Garden2021

Max it looks incredable! Your hard work will pay off. I can't wait to see
the fruits of your labor.
Just beautiful :)

Happy growing
Darla
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-04-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 233,049
Posted By hdynad
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

She is just beautiful!!! Strong, strong. Strong! I grow her as well but thus far havnt tasted her fruit. You will have to give us a taste report.
Happy growing.

Darla
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By hdynad
Re: Does Blue Java really tend to 'lean'?

Yes Blue Java really leans. When fruiting your going to want to provide additional support as well.
Happy growing,
Darla
Forum: Member Introductions 05-02-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By hdynad
Re: Howdy from Austin, Texas! Excited to join :)

Welcome from Montgomery Texas! Glad to have you on the Org. This is a great place to learn all about bananas. You will find several organizations members selling their pups and that should help...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By hdynad
Re: 2021 Texas artic blast!

2021 Texas artic blast!
Hello John, everything made it! All
i lost was Virupakshi. My bananas have all continued growing where they left off and I lost very little height. My list has been updated...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,366
Posted By hdynad
Re: Hua Moa yield - Short but Fat

Congrats! Can't wait to try them.
I had some late fall but didn't have the time to mature. Hoping for this year.
Happy growing,

Darla
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 04-18-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By hdynad
Re: short cycle edible bananas

Patupi for sure. 'Viente Cohol is also an excellent choice. For me here in Texas Pitago fruit to harvest time is 3mo. Pretty consistently.
Happy growing
Darla.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-18-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By hdynad
Re: 2021 Texas artic blast!

Updates, updates, updates!!!
No banana variety losses except Virupakshi. Didnt even loose all my height. So happy!!!

Happy growing
Darla
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-19-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By hdynad
Re: Texans, please, explain something to me.

Yes the water meters are located outside and to be honest this is the 1st time we have ever seen weather like this so I believe it's a lack of knowledge. For me it has just extended power outages. I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-18-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By hdynad
2021 Texas artic blast!

1st and foremost anybody dealing with this article blast I hope you are safe and warm.

Is there any hope?

As most of you know I have been on here for several years now and was growing about 40...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-17-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By hdynad
Re: 14 deg temp next week

Reporting just northnof Houston. Had hard freezes since Sunday night. Temps at 5 & 7 degrees overnight and days in the low 20's. Greenhouse power and heater went out when I lost power this past...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-06-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By hdynad
Re: A Pink Colored Banana plant?

I grow Musa Velutina she grows pink bananas. Pretty in Pink!

Happy growing,
Darla
Forum: Banana Identification 10-06-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,710
Posted By hdynad
Re: Mystery banana at the in-laws...blue java ice cream?

I grow the real Blue Java, in looking at your pics yours seems to grow straight. A strong trait of Blue Java is that it is a heavy leaner, even the small pups lean naturally. That's why at the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-06-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By hdynad
Re: Over Wintering Zone 8 Outdoors

I over winter in the ground every year and have complete success .
Step 1, I strip all my leaves.
Step 2. I completely wrap in freeze cloth
Step 3 wrap the freeze cloth with commercial grade Surran ...
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