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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-18-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By Valor_X
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

It just opened up last night
Beautiful male flowers!
They're HUGE too! I counted 10 in the first hand...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-16-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,944
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Biodegradable pots you are probably throwing away!

No....:ha::ha::ha:

In fact I made these simple ones a few weeks back.
Next week we do popsicle sticks at the senior center....can't...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-15-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By edzone9
French Red Plantain SWFL

Hello Members,

Loooong time I havenít post , hope everyone is doing well and safe .
Just wanted to report that the FRP Do very well in SWFL

This is my 2nd Harvest! , best Tostones Iv tested in my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-14-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By Valor_X
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Hope I get a big bunch! :)

https://i.postimg.cc/VvJjcTPf/Orinoco-5-14-22.jpg
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-13-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,069
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Mekong Giant vs Basjoo

The planting gets about 5+ hours of mid afternoon full sun.
Once the basjoos mature at about a month or two they will provide a canopy for the ferns.
Both plants do very well grown out of normal...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-12-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 28,292
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Keep looking up!!

In three days a lunar eclipse to be seen.
Most of the World will be able to see this one.

https://www.space.com/15689-lunar-eclipses.html
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-12-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: looking for Veinte Cohol Banana

I wish you much luck on that one.. I have shipped some corms previously and there are very reliable recovering corms and then there are some that just won't. Your frieght charges if you find a place...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-11-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By CValentine
Re: Welcome CValentine as moderator!

Thank you, Jarred!

Glad to be a more integral part of, and contribute however I can to Bananas.org.

I appreciate the vote of confidence and look forward to serving this community forum!

Thank you,...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-11-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By MediaHound
Party Welcome CValentine as moderator!

I am proud to announce CValentine as our newest addition to our amazing moderation team! Everyone give ~Che a warm welcome and congratulations on her new role with our community. Having been an...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-10-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By bandaids
Re: Fabric grow bag advice

Hi! Lancelot is correct about the grow bags breaking down with time as well as algae growing on one side. But that hasn’t stopped me.

I use them and like them. I have 2 bay leaf trees each in 7...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-10-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By wstrickland1
Re: Is that a flower!? o_O

Here's the pup I got from Akula last summer. It's trying to get on a roll, pstem around 5-6 feet. Not sure if I'll get a flower this year or...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-09-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Is that a flower!? o_O

I got it as a very small pup mid 2020 and then it died back some in the 2021 texas winter storm but continued to grow.
It got to about 7ft pstem last year but after winter I cut it down to 6ft and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-07-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By Valor_X
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Just spotted one of my tall Orinoco pushing out a flower

https://i.postimg.cc/cH9LhzJ1/Orinoco-Flower-5-7-22.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-04-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By CValentine
Re: Seedlings from a variegated A'ea'e bunch

PR-Giants,

Would you please message me in regards to All43?

Thank you, ~Che
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-01-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Uncovering winterized bananas

So the basjoo is looking pretty good overall:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68208 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=68207&ppuser=18984)

Not all the pups made...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-01-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,635
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Helen's Hybrid Update

Uncovered the HH today and the P-stems definitely didn't make it. I think the corm was protected better this year than last, so we will see if it comes back in any way that makes it viable as an...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-01-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Plants'n'pets
Question Fabric grow bag advice

So I "might" have gone a little bananas this spring and bought 5 new banana plants... a couple dwarf Cavendish, a sumatrana cross, and a basjoo. I also have another Cavendish I got last year that I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-01-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Seedlings from a variegated A'ea'e bunch

Here's a photo I received from a client in Colorado.

It's a variegated acuminata seedling.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52911...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-30-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By PR-Giants
Seedlings from a variegated A'ea'e bunch

First seedling from this a'ea'e bunch.







It's important to understand that seeds from an a'ea'e fruit do not produce a'ea'e plants, similarly to the seed that produced the original a'ea'e plant...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-30-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Opinions on the price of variegated bananas

I just saw the first seedling from this bunch today but unfortunately it doesn't appear to have any variegation yet.

It's still cool producing new varieties. :08:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-30-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By pitangadiego
Re: How do you prevent bananas from doing this?

Typically I let the mat grow outwards and eventually I replant a pup in the center and start the cycle over again.
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 04-29-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Cowlevel
Re: Soil admedments for Desert soil

Hi Ted,

I also live in Phoenix. See below for a pic of my banana area. I may not have done the best thing, but for me, it seems to be working. What I did here was take a pick-axe to the ground,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-29-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Is that a flower!? o_O

https://i.postimg.cc/pdqjJJ9X/Blue-Java-Flower-4-29-22.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/xd0Hm414/Blue-Java-Flower-4-29-22.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-29-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Check out this Truly Tiny growth node

https://i.postimg.cc/wTphHMdz/4-29-22-Truly-Tiny.jpg
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-28-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Best day
Re: Highgate and Dwarf Nam Wah

Other good short varieties that don’t need propping and do well here are Dwarf Red, Gold Finger and California Gold. I sell all these varieties mentioned but I just don’t have any available now....
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