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Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-08-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,493
Posted By Coug99
Re: New Years banana

Mine Grew to about 15' every year before I cut it down to a little under 10' tall the last 2 or 3 years and again this year. The flower came out of a cut pseudostem. I keep my sunroom at about...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-07-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,493
Posted By Coug99
Re: New Years banana

Mark that is bloom number 5. My grain nain bananas got to about 2" then ripened and split open,the double mahoi that bloomed half in the plant half out really didn't develop much really small 1-2"...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-07-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,493
Posted By Coug99
New Years banana

I went to water my bananas in my sunroom today and got this surprise!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,409
Posted By Coug99
Re: my basjoo is blooming

That's awesome I wish I could get any of my basjoos to flower.

Chris
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By Coug99
Re: Odd Double Mahoi flower

43" to the top of the pseudostem and 8' to the tallest leaf.

Chris
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By Coug99
Odd Double Mahoi flower

I have a double Mahoi that I have had for four years now and it decided to flower, but the weird thing is that some of the bananas are starting to develop in the psuedostem and part way down the the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-30-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
Re: More bananas flowering

Well I brought the bananas in a couple weeks ago and mostly everything is going good. Some of the bananas on the gran nain have started to mold so I am just going to cut the flower off at that point...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-30-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,582
Posted By Coug99
Re: Banana survival over winter

Thanks for the idea, I bumped up the temperature to 68F hopefully my wife doesn't find out. :ha:

Chris
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-30-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Coug99
Re: Moldy flowers

My Gran Nain is doing the same thing after I brought it inside. I am going to cut off the flower where the flower starts to mold. I hope everything goes good for you.

Chris
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-14-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,582
Posted By Coug99
Banana survival over winter

I have 4 different species that are flowering now, I am going to bring them inside and they will be kept in my sunroom at 60F over the winter. Will the flowers survive and one of them has about 60...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-11-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
Re: More bananas flowering

Well my banana growing year just keeps getting better! I was watering the bananas on the side of my house and noticed that now my Orinoco is starting to flower. So that makes a total of 4 bananas...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-01-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
Re: More bananas flowering

I am trying to find my picture from last year you couldn't even see through it it look like a jungle. I try not to have to much light in there because I can't keep it warm enough, without costing a...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-01-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
Re: More bananas flowering

I bring the pots into a sunroom during the winter that has a 10' tall ceiling. It is not really totally cold proof but it has a heater and I keep the room at 52F. This year I am going to buy some...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-29-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
Re: More bananas flowering

Thanks it took several years of hard work and it was all worth it. Having a windstorm right now and four of my larger bananas went over even one that was staked down with 18" of rebar in the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
Re: More bananas flowering

They have been in the same pots for four years now, got them when they were smaller TC plants.

Chris
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
Re: More bananas flowering

Alright Here are a few pictures of my bananas that have or are now flowering.
Blue Java in the first picture then Double Mahoi, then my Gran Nain. I never thought I would get three to flower at one...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,155
Posted By Coug99
More bananas flowering

In July I had my Gran Nain flower. It was my first banana ever to flower and today I went out to water and fertilize my other bananas and found that my Blue Java ice cream was putting out a flag...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-07-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By Coug99
Watering requirements during flowering.

I had my first banana flower this year, a gran main, and I was just wondering if the watering requirements change or if I should just keep it the same. Also, How quickly should the bananas plump up....
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-07-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By Coug99
Re: Gran Nain Flowering

Here is a couple of weekly photo updates of the Gran Nain. Anyone know when the should really start fattening up.

Thanks,
Chris
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-07-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By Coug99
Re: New leaves on gran nain twisted.

Here are a couple of updates on my Gran Nain.

Thanks,
Chris
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-30-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By Coug99
Re: Gran Nain Flowering

It was a 90F degree day today and it was amazing what it did to the flower today. Now you can see the bananas without lifting the petals. Several of the petals have rolled up and four or five hands...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-29-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By Coug99
Re: Gran Nain Flowering

Just some updated pictures of progress.

Thanks,
Chris
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-29-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By Coug99
Re: New leaves on gran nain twisted.

Just a couple more update pictures, fascinating to watch it change everyday.

Thanks,
Chris
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-29-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By Coug99
Re: New leaves on gran nain twisted.

Thanks for the advice I will have to run down and grab some at my nursery and see if the helps. I usually water when the top 0.5" or 1" is dry and I will water just enough to see the water to start...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-25-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By Coug99
Re: New leaves on gran nain twisted.

Just some more update photos it is incredible to see the hands developing underneath each petal.


Chris
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