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Forum: Main Banana Discussion Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By Jo„o Pedro
First Banana Bunch - Dwarf Brazilian

Hi!

I have good news, after trying for a few years I finally got my first banana bunch, of Dwarf Brazilian. Are they going to elongate more?
If you can give me tips I'll appreciate. Thanks in...
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: 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: Banana Plants Wanted 05-13-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By longranger
Looking for Raja Puri, dwarf Orinoco, dwarf red and dwarf Gros Michel pups.

Looking for the banana varieties listed in the title. Open to other non-cavendish dwarfs that fruit at 9í or less. Already have dwarf Brazilian, and dwarf Namwa.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 05-12-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By bananaT
LARGE FHIA 18 (PICK UP) or shipping is $$$

Hey there everyone!
I have a large FHIA 18. Its from plants that came right out of Going bananas growing rows as a sucker.

It is around a 6 foot stalk.
Pick up please, or if you want the corm...
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: 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 05-07-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Is that a flower!? o_O

The Blue Java flower won't be any good. Bugs were already eating it.
I want to blame the bugs but I'm sure the plant is just too weak.
Is the flower enough for an...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-04-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By TedW
Pitogo Banana Pup Wanted

I am searching for a Pitogo Pup to plant with my other banana plants.
I live in Phoenix, AZ.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-03-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Planting a banana corm

It's normal for the old cut stem to die back so I wouldn't worry about that.
As long as the soil is well draining over watering shouldn't be a problem either.
Warm soil temperature is ideal.

From my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Botanical_Bryce
Re: Planting a banana corm

I never ever water new plants unless the soil is dust. The corm has more than enough moisture and energy for it to thrive. When I figured that out I stopped murdering them.
Forum: Banana Identification 04-30-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Lyndo
Possible Dwarf Ducasse or Lady Finger

Confirmation required on ID. Plant grows to about 2 metres or just higher than the fence. Located in QLD, Australia.


http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68199&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-29-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Cowlevel
Bananas starting to flower in Phoenix!

Wanted to share this in case anyone around Phoenix AZ is looking to start getting into it. They grow here, they survive the winter here, they do well in summer here.

These guys are on the south...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-28-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Dartolution
Dwarf Namwah update

Back in mid may last year I received a tissue cultured dwarf namwah.

Here it is as of the 17th of May...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-22-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Valor_X
Joy Is that a flower!? o_O

I was wondering why my Blue Java mother plant had barely pushed at all when the pups have been rocketing.
I cut about 1ft of Pstem after winter so it's only 6ft tall

When it pushed out the tiny flag...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-19-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Art_R
My First Bananas of the Year

Harvested my first bananas of the year this morning. :banana_ba My Raja Puri flowered last fall and it managed to survive the winter with four leaves. The lowest winter temperature here was 32 for a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-17-2022, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By luisport
Re: Christus resurrexit!

Happy Easter to everyone!
Christ is risen!

Halleluiah!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-17-2022, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Dalmatiansoap
Re: Christus resurrexit!

Sretan Uskrs
:woohoonaner:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-16-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Narnia
Christus resurrexit!

Christus resurrexit! Ė Vere resurrexit!
Happy Easter everyone!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Valor_X
Check out this Truly Tiny growth node

By pure coincidence I perfectly separated a growth node while I was removing pups from my Truly Tiny.
I didn't even notice it until a couple of days later when I saw it sticking out of the soil.
I'm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Valor_X
Almost Naked Orinoco Bloom

One of my mothers Orinoco's bloomed shortly after it warmed up.
It basically only has the flag leaf and a small piece of a regular leaf that was broken off by wind.
So far the bananas seem to be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-06-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Valor_X
Opinions on how many pups to remove

Wanted a second opinion on how many pups I should remove from a few of my smaller plants with several pups.
Essentially since these are smaller I want to encourage the main plants to grow without...
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