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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-21-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By pitangadiego
Re: Banana pseudostem broke and full bunch fell to the ground.

The whole point of propping to to support the weight of the bananas, not to stiffen the pseudostem. Almost as if the bananas would stay where they are on the prop even if you cut down the pseudostem....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-19-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 178,286
Posted By 75north
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Harvested a 70 lb Dwarf Cavendish bunch. Biggest ever off of this mat!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68081&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-16-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By bananimal
Best bnanana knife ever

The best banana knife ever is the Zenport Industries K112 banana knife with a 5 inch straight steel blade. Ordered two using Amazon prime. After 16 years the two I had wore out from...
Forum: Banana Identification 11-09-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Need Blue Java confirmation

yes, it is 'Blue Java'/'Ice Cream'.
Forum: Banana Identification 11-09-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Need ID help

It's 'Dwarf Cavendish'. There are lots of variants which are slightly different from one another, so you may notice some inconsistencies between sources of plants, but they are all pretty similar.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-08-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,626
Posted By Akula
Re: Blue Java!!!

Update

November 8th Blue Java Bunch
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68061&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=68061&ppuser=26197)

Blue Java Bunch Compared...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-15-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By Gabe15
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-13-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Banana nomenclature

Well, you better start believing it. It sounds like your question is really a matter of linguistics, and not one for banana researchers to justify, as we just try to capture the names as they are...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-12-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Pacific Plantain

"Pacific Plantains" in the general sense is a name occasionally used to refer to a number of AAB subgroups in the Pacific, notably the Maoli-Popo'ulu and Iholena subgroups, but it is not an official...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-28-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Gabe15
Forum: Banana Identification 08-11-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Ice Cream

How to ID a banana is a complicated thing to explain simply with text. The short answer is that I have grown and documented probably around 600+ varieties for the past 18 years, both for myself as a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-23-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Have a lot going on for my backyard. Thanks to all those who helped with some mystery IDs.

Dwarf Cavendish
<a href=http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=65582&ppuser=28955><img...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 178,286
Posted By momoese
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

FHIA 18 bunch harvested this morning. About 40 pounds.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48958203971_fdec6a8a49_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hAgAn2)20191025_081613 (https://flic.kr/p/2hAgAn2) by...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-25-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,669
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Some plantains

Dwarf Super Plantain
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4868/46864789931_526102cfd2_c.jpg

Dwarf Super Plantain - deflowered
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4826/46139860004_d55ce539f6_c.jpg

Hua...
Forum: Banana Identification 11-14-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,752
Posted By beam2050
Re: Tales of SH-3640's

fire makes the pines go in your part of the world, but lets pray for some heavy rain for yahl.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-27-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Another DC.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64035&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64035)

This SDC has a tiny...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-20-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Gabe15
Re: First banana ever bought! What variety?

‘Dwarf Brazilian’ or ‘Raja Puri’. Im still trying to figure out for myself a reliable way to tell them apart, as they are nearly the same plant.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-18-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

FHIA-17
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1937/30472118847_553d826d65_b.jpg

FHIA-17
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1941/30472117267_14c1c27fd5_b.jpg

Williams badly affected by Black...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-18-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,198
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: taste report: Chundillakannan and Njalipoovan

They have to look over-ripe. They are kind of like 'manzano' in taste. The plant pups like crazy.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-07-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 178,286
Posted By louis14
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Today, we harvested

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=63592&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=63592&ppuser=26930)
Some 30 bunches of...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-27-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,509
Posted By meizzwang
Re: rajapuri outdoors in Northern California (grow report)

Here's the big bunch, photos taken 8/22/18! These could probably be picked now, but I'm going to wait until some fingers turn yellow before picking the whole thing. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 178,286
Posted By robguz24
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Hawaiian Apple on the left, Kandrian on the right. My first Kandrian. 6 months flower to harvest. These didn't fill out properly, as the p-stem fell a few times and then the peduncle collapsed in the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 178,286
Posted By robguz24
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

My first Balonkawe, an ABBB type from the Philippines. 8 months from flower to harvest! Haven't cooked with it yet, but like a much worse Ice Cream banana when ripe. 2nd pic with some ripe FHIA-17s....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 178,286
Posted By robguz24
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Another FHIA-17
<a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/30738281@N04/39845426410/" title="FHIA-17"><img src="https://farm1.staticflickr.com/872/39845426410_4a71a5bbc6_b.jpg"...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-05-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By edwmax
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

You could try this on your Brazilian ... Enhancing bunch size of Banana through feeding N and K through distal end of rachis: ~ Tissue Culture Banana...
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