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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-14-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Dwarffing of my Ele Eles

Charleston has plenty of humidity for bananas.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-12-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Dwarffing of my Ele Eles

Yes...and they are still short! However...my dwarf namwahs are really tall now..
Forum: Banana Identification 05-08-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Sour Banana

Thanks for the reply.

I'll have an opportunity to visit those bananas next week and I'll give a more thorough report when I get the chance.
Forum: Banana Identification 05-03-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Simply Bananas
Sour Banana

Last year when we were visiting our friend Robert, he told me of a banana called the 'vinegar banana'. I had never hear of it, but he said people made vinegar from it. I was intrigued and he had me...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-03-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Southern Banana Fruitung Forecast 2019

They grow 10-14 of Pstem height. I don't know if you saw the forecast video, but we show them in May of 2018 last year and then from May 1of 2019. They are probably full grown in the video.

We do...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Southern Banana Fruitung Forecast 2019

Fingers Crossed for you my friend!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-01-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Simply Bananas
Southern Banana Fruitung Forecast 2019

We have just provided our forecast for the 2019 Banana fruiting season in the South.

Due to the very mild winter in most parts of Zone 8. We can confidently forecast that in the Summer and Fall of...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-30-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Growing bananas in a conservatory

It does sound like a slight humidity condition.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 04-30-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Blue Java banana pup ready now SE Florida

Can anyone legitimately discuss how cold hardy True Blue Java they actually are? I get questions all the time about them. Thanks.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-28-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Ok...Here's the scoop:

My wife and I learned that we are not really cut out to be in the hospitality industry. So after dealing with cabin guests who did not want to leave and another couple who was not really cut out for...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-28-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 13,348
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

Wow....those look so great! Congrats!!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-28-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: How to Wake up Bananas from long Winter dormancy.

I had a lady from Jacksonville tell me one time that in March, her ex-husband would go out and give each p-stem a swift kick or two.....she said he swore that it woke them up....then she backed off...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-28-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: When to take blue java outside

I tell people this all the time....but the the minute we get a warn day in February...I start to get calls...lol!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-28-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Is this Musa stalk dead?

It certainly doesn't look too good....maybe whack another foot down and check the core...see if it is rotten or green. Good luck..
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Ok...Here's the scoop:

Each cabin has 2 full or queen sized beds, small kitchenette, hot shower, (suicide of course). palmex roof. You are in the jungle.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Ok...Here's the scoop:

WOW...this was almost 9 years ago!

From rare snakes to extremely rare tree rats we are still enjoying the property. We now spend 4 plus months there a year, sometimes more.

We became the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Tissue Culture Problem Question

Thanks for the detailed answer.

I have successfully raised and sold probably close 2500 TC plugs from this same company over the last 15 years...only two flats(144count) were not vigorous to the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Simply Bananas
Tissue Culture Problem Question

Hello Everybody long time no see!

I had two flats of Dwarf Orinoco TC that have struggled for two years. They are from a well known TC company. I never could figure out why. I tried new...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-12-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Ae Ae or variegated IceCream?

Not really any other photos...this as far as it has opened as of today.
It is located in coastal South Carolina.
We are having a great year with the fruiting varieties due to mild winter.
Forum: Banana Identification 06-12-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Simply Bananas
Ae Ae or variegated IceCream?

A lady bought an Ice Cream/Namwah from me but this variegated plant grew and produced for her. I once had an AeAe that perished in the cold, or so I thought.
I suppose it is possible that I...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 04-20-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 47,158
Posted By Simply Bananas
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-18-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,915
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Namwah and Ice Creams Very Sick

No reason Namwahs and IceCreams cant do well here. In fact, quite a few are fruiting around town right now.
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-21-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 17,836
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Share a video

Good ole Ty Ty Nursery
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gvbk5pX_lW8
Forum: Banana Identification 03-05-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,187
Posted By Simply Bananas
Banana Plants from Nepal

My wife took these photos from Nepal back in the mid-90's.
Any guesses--Thanks in advance.
They look like high altitude bananas!
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y274/porkpi/file_zps7979d3ce.jpg...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 11-22-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,380
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: Leaf Damage

A couple of reasons.

First of all....it is not my mat. It is my neighbor's.
Secondly, thick mats create their own micro climate ie, they hold more heat. In colder zones, this is more important to...
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