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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-15-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Banana varieties fastest bearing

From the far away picture it looks like it could be a common dwarf cavendish. (Very popular in Mexico also) If you can take some pictures of the actual pstem. Does it have lots of black or is it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-20-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Harvest? 32F-34F tonight

In a bag, you should be fine. Even if the plant loses it's leaves you can harvest the bunch.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-09-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,944
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Hitting Reset and refocusing a bit

The new field planted in 2017

I did a replant in the old field this summer and it looks great.

Back in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-21-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By HMelendez
Re: My New 2160 sq ft Musa Research Greenhouse!

Woooohooo!......WOW!......8 Paggi's (GM Subgroup) transplanted to the Greenhouse!.....Definitely Steve is moving to the Greenhouse!.....LMAO!......:ha:......Just joking Steve, don't get serious!........
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-21-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: My New 2160 sq ft Musa Research Greenhouse!

Thank you everyone for the comments! It has been a lot Of work getting it all planted and going! Steve I did plant about 8 or so GM Paggi in there! I can’t wait to try them. Some should bloom this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-20-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By zfallon84
Re: My New 2160 sq ft Musa Research Greenhouse!

Awesome build! My wife and I are saving for a large chunk of land to build a small farm, and horse stable. This was one of the things I wanted to do - not just for bananas (I've got a bunch of other...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-21-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: First banana ever bought! What variety?

Looks like a dwarf Brazilian to me for sure!

I totally agree! Raja puri has a larger bud..
Always shorter than DWarf Brazilian!
The fingers on Raja Puri seem straighter to me and I agree more space...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-20-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By venturabananas
Re: First banana ever bought! What variety?

In my yard at least, when grown side by side, Rajapuri has a proportionally larger male bud and the bunch has a little more spacing between hands. And Rajapuri is a couple feet shorter. Since all...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-20-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By Gabe15
Re: First banana ever bought! What variety?

‘Dwarf Brazilian’ or ‘Raja Puri’. Im still trying to figure out for myself a reliable way to tell them apart, as they are nearly the same plant.
Forum: Banana Identification 10-20-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By peacockfurr
First banana ever bought! What variety?

Hey guys, I'm a Florida boy born and raised and so I've been around bananas and seen them around a lot of my life. This was the first banana plant I've ever purchased from an orchid/plant show I was...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-18-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,820
Posted By meizzwang
Re: Dwarf Brazilian Taste Test Results

Bringing back a very old thread, figured I'd throw in my 2 cents on a Dwarf Brazilian Taste...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-14-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: FHIA18 or SH360?

I can’t see the pstem too well but does it have the dark brown splotches on it? If so then it’s sh-3640. Here is how you tell the fhia-18 from the SH-3640!

Fhia-18 is all reddish green with NO dark...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-07-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
I'm going to The Big Island!

So, I have finally been able to finagle a business trip to Hawaii in February 2019. My wife and I put together and audit Food Safety programs for watermelon growers in the Eastern US, it accounts...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-03-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Dwarf Brazilian flower-Zone what?

Congrats! Dwarf Brazilian has a very long filling period! About 4-5months in warm weather! So I would take it slow and keep the temp as average as you can! Don’t look for ripe fruit over winter! Just...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-25-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By peacockfurr
South Florida Banana ID, dwarf braziliian?

Hey guys, so I have a relatively dwarf banana plant in a new house I've just moved into in Southwest Florida. Just wondering what kind of banana this is, it looks most to me like dwarf brazillian,...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-21-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,383
Posted By jared
Edible Banana with SEEDS found in Assam India

I found these bananas in the city of Guwahati, located in the North Eastern state of Assam. I bought them for a review series that I do and was surprised when I bit in to one and got a mouth full of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-13-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Got Namwa

Congratulations. It usually takes about 6 month in San Diego for a bunch to fill in and ripen. If you are really lucky with ideal weather conditions, this might be your first harvest in 2019.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By sandylbuck
Bananas Brindando Namwah bananas finally ripening in Philly area!!!

Good morning all,

First I want to say that I love being part of this group. I don't post a lot but I read a lot and have learned a lot since I bought my first plant in 2015. I thought I bought an...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: I'm still alive and still around

No, I have epilepsy and had recently switched medications, the medication I had switched to basically caused my body to attack itself. Once I quit, it didn't get any worse, but it took a few months...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
I'm still alive and still around

I'm not dead, I'm not in jail, and I haven't quit growing bananas and plantains. I am just on the road all the time now.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,075
Posted By
Re: Japanese Beetle attack

I'm in Illinois and the beetles are the worst this year than I have ever seen....out of the 4 different kinds of banana plants that I have, they like the musa basjoo's the best. They don't seem to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 21,238
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

That would be awesome my friend!.....LOL!.....But seriously as you mentioned, Nanas are showing some amazing growth!.....

Praying Hands got toasted , it never recovered, but there is a replacement...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 229,730
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

A mystery banana given to me from a farm on the opposite side of the island. Was suspected originally to be KM5, but who knows what it is.
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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-26-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Picking unripe bananas

I have always used murate of potash and have great results. It does have some chloride. Not chlorine in it and I’ve read a few studies that show plants love it but I have also read reports saying it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-23-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By jengberg
Picking unripe bananas

Hey guys, new to I would like to say that it's refreshing to see a forum that doesn't consist of a bunch of people arguing and being rude to each other. Have'nt seen much of that on...
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