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Forum: Main Banana Discussion Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
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: Member Introductions 05-04-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By TGinTexas
Drummer Something ate my namwa plant and then I....

I have never grown a banana before. I'm in North Texas in zone 8a and I haven't seen anyone grow bananas here. I saw a namwa video and I thought I could try growing it and shipped one in winter. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By wstrickland1
Re: Naked Bloom, Ferrigno Clan

Lots of potential left though....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52043179659_d084e820f9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nhSUa2)2022-05-01_03-04-23 (https://flic.kr/p/2nhSUa2) by William Strickland...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Blue Java Help

i would cut the top off at the bend on a bit of an angle so the sap doesnt pool
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 02-20-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Opinions on the price of variegated bananas

When I asked you when you bought your Florida, I was hoping you were part of the $39.95 promo. But because those were all "Buy It Now or Make an Offer" you couldn't have taken part in that.

That...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-10-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

The original Goldfinger was grown from a seed found in a Prata Ana which is a dwarf cultivar and the Goldfinger is also a dwarf. And because it was grown from a seed found in a cultivar, that makes...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-08-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,813
Re: Valor_X & Backyard Banana Joe - Who can fruit a Praying Hands pup first?

Valor_X, that's horrible. Really stinks it had to flower right now. That large sucker is looking good, hopefully it will flower mid-summer. My bunch ripened and were pretty good! You definitely have...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-06-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,813
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Valor_X & Backyard Banana Joe - Who can fruit a Praying Hands pup first?

Wow, that cold front really did a number and the plants were so close.
You're right it is hit or miss for that area
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-05-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By zfallon84
Re: Opinions on the price of variegated bananas

I saw some dummy on ebay selling cmv infected bananas as variegated. People are desperate. Though, even for the real varieties, it's not even worth it. A few hundred at the most.

There must be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-05-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,813
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Valor_X & Backyard Banana Joe - Who can fruit a Praying Hands pup first?

Yeah it sucks, it's hit or miss living in my zone

On the bright side the pup on the right is almost as big as the mother plant already
Hopefully I can still get some bananas this year before next...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-05-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By memawtaterpie
Cold Re: Florida freeze

I'm in North Tampa. Put some incandescent Xmas lights around the bananas then covered with frost cloth/bedsheets. The kokopo banana was the most affected with some of the topmost leaves getting frost...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-05-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,813
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Valor_X & Backyard Banana Joe - Who can fruit a Praying Hands pup first?

Terrible luck :(
Got hit with another stupid Texas Winter Storm... :mad::mad::mad:
(though not as bad as last year)

It's a real shame too... My P-hands was putting out a huge flower :(
At least the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-04-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By twotallgirls
Re: Do your mat maintenance!

Meant to add photos.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68151&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-04-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By twotallgirls
Do your mat maintenance!

So I put in one small Blue Java (yes, the real one) 3 years ago. I didnít remove pups, just let them grow. Mistake. The matt is HUGE. I now have spent hours digging, cutting, chopping, more...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-29-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Art_R
Re: Adding Patupi to my small collection

I think that you will be very happy with your new Patupi. I purchased a Patupi from Sow Exotic last year. It was a typical tissue culture plant. I planted it straight into the ground under shade...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-28-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By 75north
Re: Gros Michel fruiting in Central Florida

I've got Gros Michels :woohoonaner:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68141&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-22-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,626
Posted By Robbertico18
Re: Blue Java!!!

Nice bunch!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-18-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 227,007
Posted By 75north
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

My Patupi is flowering in January (lol) at about 7 feet!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68133&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-26-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By edwmax
Re: Merry Christmas to the bunch of ya!

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-24-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Narnia
Re: Merry Christmas to the bunch of ya!

Happy and blessed Christmas everyone!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-24-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Merry Christmas to the bunch of ya!

Merry Christmas☃️

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Beach Christmas tree🌲 (https://flic.kr/p/2mSYFtV)
by
Hostafarian...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-22-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By wstrickland1
Re: Merry Christmas to the bunch of ya!

Merry Christmas Seth. The plants will be fine as long as as it stays in the 70's :)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-22-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Janelle525
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