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Forum: Banana Recipes 09-05-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 21,894
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Banana leaves in cooking

You still can... lol. In fact, in the prisons throughout Puerto Rico, they serve bananas without the skin because inmates can dry the skin and smoke it. In some countries, they use the banana leaves...
Forum: Banana Recipes 09-05-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 21,894
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Banana leaves in cooking

Yes... you have to soften the leaves by passing them through fire (at least that's the method we use in our cooking)... whether or not it's necessary, I don't know. We've just always done this to the...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 02-03-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,620
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Going Bananas in Homestead Fla. Thumbs Up!

I love it there. I was visiting family in Homestead last September and decided to stop by and get them a few different banana plants for them to see that they come in more than just yellow. Even...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-09-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By JuniPerez
Larger Basjoos wanted...

Good day!
I'm looking for one or two larger basjoo corms. I'm always giving them out and recently bought one online as a gift to a friend, but they sent me a pink stemmed banana that I'm sure isn't...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-09-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,614
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Bad winter lost almost everything...

I had some "mystery seedlings" that popped up recently in a tray I had put away for almost 2 years. I removed the ID tag from the tray when the remaining few didn't germinate and stored it instead of...
Forum: Other Plants 04-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By JuniPerez
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-03-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Looking for large Basjoo corm...

A 3 gallon corm has been accepted... thank you!
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By JuniPerez
Hiya Looking for large Basjoo corm...

I am looking for a large basjoo corm. I'll be planting one for a friend's kid to take care of and I don't want to give them a pup or one of my own established corms. This kid is really excited about...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-28-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By JuniPerez
This was on the news in Puerto Rico. Can anyone ID?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=55499&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=55499&ppuser=5851)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-05-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Posted By JuniPerez
Cold Musa Velutina cold-storable?

Can Musa velutina be stored dormant overwinter? I've dug up lots of pups and am low on room for all of them. I'd rather store them dormant if possible. If so, how what temps? I'm currently setting up...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-26-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,209
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Greenearth and Wellspring

I had a problem with Greenearth a few years ago; shipping delays and very rude answers to my status request. But his plants arrived very healthy and large. I decided to order from him a couple weeks...
Forum: Fruit 09-13-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,298
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Blue Java or Orinoco

Aww... it'll start freezing up soon.... that won't be good for shipments. Thanks though.
Forum: Fruit 09-12-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,298
Posted By JuniPerez
Blue Java or Orinoco

Anyone selling Ice Cream Banana or Orinoco fruit? I can't get anyone up here to bring some to their store...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-12-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Naples Florida?

I have friends and family in Naples, Florida... it's a nice quiet town. Awesome sunsets at the beach... It's a couple hours drive from Miami across alligator alley...
As far as crime goes, I haven't...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-11-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Is this really a basjoo?

That's a Red Abyssinian banana (Ensete maurelii)... it won't survive outside.

Once you DO find a basjoo, if it's a large corm you can plant outside... it will last the winter... if it's a smaller...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-01-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: I'm in charge of Banana Spray oil exporting

The only oil I want for my bananas is for when I deep fry 'em!
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 07-22-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,745
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Dwarf Orinoco Pups Available

Do you know about when the Dwarf Orinoco will be available again? I'm on the hunt for one and don't want to settle for sp/tc...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-03-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: basjoo

You've got a point there with the wetness... but you guys are like Northern Amazon or something... lol... many places along the eastern coast have unprotected basjoos that keep their stalks all...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-03-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: basjoo

Don't declare it dead yet… I'm in zone 6 in Rochester NY and mine typically start resprouting around labor day. The ones I protect grow from the main stem - the ones which I don't protect (just some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: What the heck is my Basjoo doing?

Definitely looks like pupping out something... don't separate.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-12-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,490
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Musa basjoo??

The reddish wine marks tell me it's not a basjoo, but lets see again once it gets bigger... it looks just like one of the ones they sold me as basjoo - which is now dead. It was suspected to be a...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-11-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,490
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Musa basjoo??

Did you say TyTy?!?!?!? Oh Lordy Lord Lord!!!! None of the basjoos I bought from them were basjoos... you'd think they would nail at least ONE, but no... not one.
Look for petiole wings (very defined...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-03-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,219
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: I Think I'm Gonna Cry! :(

Definitely will recover... I've seen them in worse conditions than that and they spring right back. In fact, I remember seeing one toppled over almost like that and it started growing upward!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-29-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,812
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: Plantains

There's the Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain, and the Orinoco/Dwarf Orinoco (cooking bananas)... if you're trying to get fruit up north, I'd stick with the dwarf varieties, since they're easier to move in...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 04-25-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By JuniPerez
Re: 2 nice size Musa Basjoo Spear pups $10+shipping!

Tasty: Once he gets more, I highly recommend. Very healthy and strong pups.

Nate: They're still dormant. One was planted in ground last week at my sister's house and the other is still stored. But...
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