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Forum: Member Introductions 12-20-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By PR-Giants
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-19-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

I really enjoyed sharing bananas with members here but as my collection has grown I've had less and less time to participate on the forum. Unfortunately the messaging is the most time consuming part...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 12-19-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By PR-Giants
Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Seeds are 5 cents each plus shipping.

If you're interesting in growing seeds from a Blue Java Ice Cream Banana post your zip code (US48 only) and I'll message you when we have extra seeds available....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

When we have seeds available they're usually listed on ebay but I wouldn't recommend variegated acuminata diploid seeds for growing in NH. It would be much easier to grow variegated seeds with...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 12-02-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,073
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Blue Java Ice Cream Banana Seeds

If you're interesting in growing seeds from a Blue Java Ice Cream Banana post your zip code (US48 only) and I'll message you when we have extra seeds available. Thanks
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

This was a pleasant surprise. I hand pollinated this hand in pouring rain and wasn't confident it would be successful. It turned out to be more successful than doing it on a dry day, so going forward...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=53095&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=53095)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52069&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

This is a good example of modified leaf scars and their spacing while growing in a curve but it's important to understand that this is a young growing point and not a mature growing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

You can find more macropropagation information then you'll probably need in most macropropagation manuals and the other things are just common sense.
Growing points emerge above leaf scars and leaf...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-05-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,245
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Free Manini A'ea'e

Wow, I didn't know banana seeds would be viable after freezing.
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 09-05-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Dwarf Chinese Banana Seeds Sprouted

Cavendish seeds are very rare and even if you were able to get seeds from a Cavendish fruit the resulting plant would not be a Cavendish. Most people here are familiar with the Mona Lisa aka FHIA-02,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

A small variegated pup I found in the field this evening.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52924&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Variegated Florida bunch

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52102&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=52102)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Working with small pups is what I enjoy about macropropagation.
Here's a bunch of variegated Florida pups.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=53232&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=50503&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=50503)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52654&size=1...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 08-01-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Searching for French Red and Maiden Plantains

Wow, I gave away a ton of French Red to members here and certainly would have expected someone to give you a few for free.

Were you successful with finding the Maiden?

We have a huge collection of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Looking better :08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51630&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=51630)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Why no roots on 16 inch pup?

Once a grower understands the proper air/moisture ratio it only takes a short amount of time to get a rhizome to root. Obviously the larger the rhizome the quicker it roots because of it's reserve...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Found this variegated seedling this evening. Hopefully it turns out to be beautiful.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51706&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

We have an unlimited supply of variegated bananas but I spend most of my time with the variegated monstera and breeding bananas. I'll make some variegated bananas available for free when I get some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 17,738
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Cost of shipping medium usps mailing tube

All these variegated bananas were shipped in one box, just as they appear in the photos.

None of them would have fit in a Priority Mail large flat rate box but if they all had it would have cost...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

You should receive your variegated bananas tomorrow.

Good Luck & Happy Growing :08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57112&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Which varieties don't produce edible fruit and why aren't they edible?

I only eat the variety Deliciosa but that's because the fruit are huge compared to the other varieties we...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-17-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Trying to identify a plant my mom planted 20 years ago

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57210&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=57210)
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 07-17-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Final haul of brown road gold!

https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/brownlivegold

BSF has been the quickest and easiest way for us to compost and feed the livestock for free
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