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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Virupakshi/Indian Hill Banana

Awesome! Thanks for the write up! Is this one the clone I imported? I can’t remember if I sent you one.

The ones I’ve eaten have been amazing! More Pome tasting only sweeter. How would you compare...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-09-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: What kind of variegated are these?

These are Musa Dang (variegated) Florida. AA
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Dwarf Cavendish fruit with a “core”

Not Musa cavendish.

These look to be Musa dwarf Orinoco. With a picture of more mature fruit I could confirm. Very cold hardy dual purpose banana and known to have a core. I get a core in maybe 1/4...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,595
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

I can also confirm this method works. Low light and speeding growth is another easy method.
Forum: Banana Identification 09-06-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Namwa?

It is most likely a musa Tall Namwa. 99% are. If you post some pictures or send me some pictures I can try to confirm.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 866
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Mystery Musa! Gabe?

I was watching mine closely but sadly lost it this past winter. We had the coldest winter in history here in TX add 2 weeks with no power and I lost a few varieties.

I was reading my notes and I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-22-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,182
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Looks like I may not receive my order from Florida Hill Nursery.

Some people just like a surprise 2 years later I think. As a collector I just don’t get it? Looking at price. You save $10-$20 for a tiny plant. Pea size corm vs baseball/softball size pup corm? Most...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-22-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 879
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Which to plant

I bought a whole tray of the TC VC last year. 72 plants now in the ground! I noticed instantly they were for sure not VC so didn’t sell any. I reported the issue and warned other sellers. It is not a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-22-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

I’ve never lost a corm here planted outside. Including this year when it hit 7F! Just mulch/hay for protection. Not much. Since it’s a true Musa Balbisiana I would hope it would be fairly cold hardy!...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-22-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Plant with translucide holes in the leaf

It’s an Ensete ventricosum Maurelii

They are a cousin to Musa (bananas). They are actually called the “false banana”. They do not send up pups or make actual fruit. They make a flower and more of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-13-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 843
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: How hot is too hot for Bananas? Anyone try shade nets?

I’m in about the same climate and keep 99% of my Musa in full sun. I’m talking large plants in ground. Anything in pots I keep in 50% shade cloth. Smaller stuff under 70% cloth. As long as they get...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Question about Banana Mats/Corms

I agree. Just keep between 2-4 pstems per mat for max growth. Basjoo can be a heavy pupper so don’t butcher the corm or anything. I always look at the pstem/coem/pups as a pizza cut into 4 quarters....
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-12-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Flag on a dwarf chamaluco!

Congrats Erik! Just curious did this one ever make it? Hope the next one is a little earlier in the year! How big was it spring 2020 when it was planted out?

These are amazing growers for me also!...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-07-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,909
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Mekong Giant vs Basjoo

Musa meKong giant has been proven to be a Musa itinerans var. itinerans. I actually have both them and itinerans var itinerans from seed. You can’t tell them apart!

They are very cool and beautiful...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-03-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Looking for Ensete glaucum ‘Snow Banana’

I hope to get some seeds by this winter. I also plan to try and propagate the corm I really love how this plant looks! I also had trouble germinating them. I finally had about 10 that I got to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Seasonal Influence on bunch size

I do get smaller early spring blooms but normally by May/June they are normal. I always assumed it was due to winter stress on the plant.

Try removing a pup or 2 and once they are growing pick a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Musa AeAe help!!!

I know this is going to sound crazy but one of my aeae mats planted outside right on the southeast corner of my greenhouse survived our insane winter here in Texas! It got down to 7f!! It had about...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Pisang Ceylon

I love mysore! I really wish they would do better here. We are just a tiny bit too cold. The years they do make it my whole family gets excited! Amazing tropical almost berry like flavor to me. You...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Question about Banana Mats/Corms

Large/older mats usually require a lot of fertilizer and water! I notice for the first 5-7 years they do great but seem to really drop off after awhile. I have researched every aspect of cycle speed...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: I'm back.

Hey Dan! Good to see your still around.

I’ve had the worst 6-8 months of my entire life and know how you feel. Just get back up and keep moving forward! I hope things are looking better as they are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,358
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Fruiting Bananas in North Alabama

I would recommend dwarf Orinoco or dwarf Brazilian. The dwarf namwa should do great also. With dwarf Orinoco the min temp you need to shoot for is about 26f.

Good luck. Also remember do not water...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-03-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,063
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Raja Puri!!

Hahahahahahahha :ha::ha::ha::ha: I was seriously thinking that as I wrote it! Lol. It’s a good one. You will love it. My summer bunches fill in about 3.5-4 months. Pruning the lower 2 hands is a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-01-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,063
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Raja Puri!!

This look correct to be raja puri. There is a lot of “fake” raja puris! It took me 4 trys to get my real one!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-27-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Fertilizing Question

I prefer granular! Goto my site and I have a Fertalizer schedule I recommend.

Fertilizer – Bananapups.com (http://www.bananapups.com/fertilizer/)
Forum: Banana Identification 06-19-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Unknown variety needs ID

Wow some huge fingers! It reminds me a lot of my Musa Pisang raja. But never seen fingers anything like that. And i thought everything was bigger here in Texas? Lol
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