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Search: Posts Made By: FRITO
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By kentiopsis
Kaek-dahm, the papaya considered the best in Thailand

Hi everybody, I spotted this article in the Bangkok Post and thought that some of you banana-heads might be interested. I'm going to look for this one.

The problem with papaya | Bangkok Post:...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-30-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,584
Posted By GreenFin
Re: My semi-pit banana greenhouse

Just wanted to share an update.

I've currently got 5 bunches of Dwarf Orinoco and 1 bunch of Dwarf Brazilian. Several other DO's are looking suspiciously close to throwing buds, as are my Gluay...
Forum: Other Plants 08-22-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,384
Posted By Snookie
Re: Anybody growing Sugar Cane?

Just want to thank FRITO

Got my Sugar Cane today, can't wait to plant it:}

Hope I do it right lol

Again thanks for the Langiappe

I like DAT me:}
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,334
Posted By bananimal
Re: Ae Ae flowers - it took 4 years!

Update --- 8 hands and hanging in there.:woohoonaner:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=49979&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=49979&ppuser=820)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-11-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,334
Posted By bananimal
Ae Ae flowers - it took 4 years!

First time for me thanks to 2 consecutive winter's cold damage.:woohoonaner:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=49675&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-10-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,017
Posted By bananimal
Re: Backyard banana grove in Ft. Myers FL

You can go organic with Diamond R also. They sell Purdue chicken mix at 50 lbs for like 16 bucks. I use both. The rate for the chicken litter is 2 cups per mat every 2 weeks. For the 6-3-16 it's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-10-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,017
Posted By bananimal
Re: Backyard banana grove in Ft. Myers FL

Hey Luke --- are you using fertilizer? That way you could get the minors that manure won't supply. Any Ag suppliers near you?

Just checked locs near you for Diamond R --- the one I use. They are...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 01-14-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,913
Posted By momoese
Re: Tons of bananas for sale! S FL.

Gold mine for some lucky person in the area! Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Other Plants 12-30-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,906
Posted By Richard
Re: Red Lady Papaya is Fruiting!

Just to clear up some confusion here ... Male flowers do not set fruit. BUT, what you may be referring to are fruits from female flowers versus hermaphroditic flowers. A more thorough discussion can...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-01-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,728
Posted By NANAMAN
Re: taste test: Mysore, Dwarf Brazilian, Manzano, Cardaba

I know that taste is a very subjective thing, especially with fruits that have so many variables. Flavor (fruity, sweet, acid, sub-acid ) Texture (dry, moist, dense, soft, firm, etc..). The climate...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-26-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,728
Posted By venturabananas
taste test: Mysore, Dwarf Brazilian, Manzano, Cardaba

Thanks to the generosity of a couple of the members here (BadPun and Clare_CA), I had the opportunity to do a "head-to-head" taste test of Mysore, Dwarf Brazilian, Manzano (store bought), and...
Forum: Other Plants 11-23-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,568
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Sugarloaf Pineapple

Here's my patch of Sugarloafs over...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 04-18-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,816
Posted By Bob3
Home Brew Inscetiscide from Tobacco

Tobacco (from both n. tabacum & n. rustica) makes a natural bug spray that's effective on a wide range of critters.

You just cook a bunch down, preferably letting it steep overnight, filter, add a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,272
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
New Pics from the farm

Bunch of Dwarf Namwah

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=38190&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=38190)

Truck out in front of some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-27-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,180
Posted By bananimal
Re: More Hua Moa - platano hawaiano

Just cut down the second bunch this evening.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=37887&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=37887&ppuser=820)

Dan
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,180
Posted By bananimal
Re: More Hua Moa - platano hawaiano

Here's a pic of the pups on the HM mat.

Four of the 16 are ready to dig up now and find a new home.


http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=37782&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-24-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,180
Posted By bananimal
More Hua Moa - platano hawaiano

Pstem #2 bunch is ready to pick green. Ready Ante?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=37757&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=37757&ppuser=820)

Dan
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-26-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,084
Posted By Gabe15
Re: 'Praying Hands' and jumbo leaves

Good observation, 'Praying Hands' is a Saba subgroup member and very similar to 'Saba' (though there are many different varieties that are all called 'Saba' with minor differences between...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,250
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Cavendish upper Zone 8?

There are many species of wild bananas (around 70 and counting), more are being discovered all of the time. These plants are seeded and what people generally consider ornamental. Edible bananas, what...
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