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Forum: Main Banana Discussion Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Musa tanee slow to grow

You have more information about what you're doing than any of us here because we're only looking at your photos. In my opinion that substrate is not suitable for that plant at it's current state of...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

One of the great things about the destructive force of hurricanes is it leaves behind plenty of easily accessible sand and after it's cleaned and classified we have an abundance of clean coarse...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion Yesterday, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 236,589
Posted By wstrickland1
Re: Praying Hands

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52379644399_7b6b55477b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nNBnpe)Praying Hands gettin' up the road (https://flic.kr/p/2nNBnpe) by William Strickland...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By beam2050
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

pool filter sand/silica sand; there have been people here that have used it, but i tried it and found it stays to wet.

what you want is an aggregate that is about half the size of your little...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By mchris752
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Definitely want to try again. Based on your results, looks like coarse sand is the way to go. I have a bag of pool sand in my shed, jk.



What grain size do you recommend?
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-23-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By beam2050
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

the p-stem is still green and looks solid in the pic. let dry out for a few days?
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-23-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By mchris752
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Another update, I come bearing bad news. Almost immediately after last update leaves started to brown on the edges then within days completely wilted and died. Looks like i never got new root growth....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-22-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 236,589
Posted By Akula
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Patupi showing five hands at almost 10' of pstem. This is my second patupi bunch.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68543&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Robbertico18
Re: AeAe pup!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68540&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=68540)
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68539&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 236,589
Posted By Akula
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Massive Dwarf Namwa Flower showing eight hands so far with first five countable hands containing 22 fingers per hand. This is my first DN Flower so looking forward to comparing it with my TN's. The...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-17-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By mchris752
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

A vowel banana would be lovely. :08:

New leaf growth seems to be slow coming, maybe getting use to its new home. This one has fully opened, this was from a few days ago....
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-17-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Looking nice :woohoonaner:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By rickd
Now what?

So back in the spring I purchased these bananas from Lowes and through this site it was determined they were Cavendish. Now about 3 months later they are huge! Has anyone tried overwintering this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-14-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 236,589
Posted By wstrickland1
Praying Hands

Finally but too late. We'll see what happens

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52356182674_aae8388a7d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nLx83J)Praying Hands (https://flic.kr/p/2nLx83J) by William...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-11-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By xavierdlc61887
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

That looks like a weight for lifting. Bench press,curls etc.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-11-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By beam2050
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

that round thing at the top of the first picture? is that for cooking pizza's? curious minds need to know. :ha:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Robbertico18
Re: AeAe pup!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68520&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=68520)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68519&size=1...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-11-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By beam2050
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

oops sorry. :ha:was in a hurry to go to a nephews birthday party.

no, i had 3 when something ate the corms from under them. mole? never have had any other bananas get that. was fixing to separate...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-07-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51352&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=51352)

This was the standard Manini rhizome I was selling to members on this forum...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-07-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Try contacting a Sand & Gravel Yard, if you have a truck it'll be cheap but delivery will cost more than the sand. If you're near a river that gets dredged the sand is usually free.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-07-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By nexmp76
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

One of the biggest lessons I've learned are watering during our winter months here. My first year I lost quite a few of my plants to over watering during the winter months. I kept them in a lighted...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-07-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,222
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Fabric pots are one of the simplest ways of controlling moisture. A pot could be completely saturated during the heat of the day for maximum growth and most of the moisture can be quickly removed...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-07-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Most productive banana?

That's because it didn't need to be overly complicated.




I'll compare two of your top tier cultivars.

Williams is a triploid and a large bunch for me would be around 100 lb.

FHIA-17 is a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-07-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Janelle525
Re: Most productive banana?

Thanks Gabe! I was going based on wikipedia. Boy did it let me down! Why do you say the tall namwa is more productive? I have noticed my dwarf namwa is not nearly as good as the tall. But I have seen...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-07-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Most productive banana?

Yield is a complex metric, as it involves not only how much fruit you get per bunch, but also how many bunches per year which is ultimately a function of suckering production behavior and pruning...
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