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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-06-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By HMelendez
Re: El Nino

Nice to hear from you again Abnshrek!....

I harvested my first SH-3640 banana bunch on October 5, 2016. Looks like it could stayed on the plant a little longer but did not want to take a chance...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-05-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By Abnshrek
El Nino

Is a very beautiful thing for some.. especially if your in the South, and don't have to use any methods to get stems thru the winter w/o damage from the cold.. My last winter was such and even though...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 11-09-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,745
Posted By abjones116
Re: Blue Java/Ice Cream Plants for Sale

All orders have been shipped. I apologize for the late time getting them out, we've had some bad weather since Monday in South Texas.

Also, I am now out of the blue java;s, the other pups are too...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-31-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,745
Posted By abjones116
Blue Java/Ice Cream Plants for Sale

Happy Halloween All-

I have about 3 Blue Java Plants available for sale. I will take some pictures of the mat today. Price is $40 plus shipping. I may have to cut down some of the length in order...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By beam2050
Re: Blue Java Journal

yeah. sorry about your loss. but it was something I needed to be aware of with blue jana. thank you for sharing.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By New2Cavendish
Re: Blue Java Journal

This is crazy.. I was getting really excited reading and this and it has a crappy ending :-( sorry for your loss.. I just ordered a blue java and can't wait to make a thread like yours and can't wait...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-24-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By pitangadiego
Re: propping the tall ones, best materials?

2" PVC (not ABS)

See for pictures of how to do it.

do NOT glue the pieces, so they can be re-used. It is very important to tie the prop to the tree so that when...
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-20-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By Kat2
Re: I picked up a TB22EC for $5 at a yardsale

Prior to beginning this project, I'd found a video on youtube about replacing the O ring; we tried that 1st. Yes! 69˘ part, new gas and she started right up. So now I have this carb that fits other...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-06-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Giant Musa Basjoo in NOVA

yep.....Musa madness...

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,574
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Banana seeds from chinese auction portal

Ok... This has been an ongoing thread with some confusion So....

Are the seeds large, Black and Round? Do they look Anything like this? These are Banana Seeds. Yours should have looked something...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-21-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By JP
Re: Blue Java Journal

Ouch! Sorry for your loss!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Blue Java Journal

NO!!!! So sorry to hear.
Blue Java is a leaner in general and should be propped with a fruit bunch.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By 37.667910
Re: Blue Java Journal

Wow, that's horrible. I was really enjoying the updates, and was waiting for a happy ending.

Was there any indication it may tip? Surprising it would just keel over without excessive wind/rain.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By liveoakgardens
Monster FHIA03

2nd year in the ground! Obviously loving the monsoon like rain this year.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-14-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Greetings from NJ (

Hi Charlie,

welcome to
I am posting your photo here. Very...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By hdynad
Late to the party but i am now growing!!

Just wanted to say thanks to Keith with PRGiants for my Patupi, DGM, & Variegated Mani all is well and growing.

The Mani is growing fast with Patupi trying to keep up. DGM is late to the party but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Yard Art

Here is a little funny piece of yard art I have in my banana bed. It's easy to do and fun to play with. :ha:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-23-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By benbaron
Ensete maurelii in the heat

Hi all,
Im chatting with a chap in Thailand that I sent some Tc'd ensete maurelii plugs to. They grow nice and healthy but have turned bright green, losing all the red colouration.
My initial...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-28-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Blue Java Journal

Well, let's say it this way, I have had some really good Blue Java bananas which were filled in very well and ripened on the plant, while I had some that were not worth the time and water I had spent...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Blue Java Journal

That is fantastic news. Congratulations and thanks for the update.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 07-20-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,526
Posted By Richard
Richard's Guide for homegrown bananas

Updated 2019:

Richard's Guide for homegrown bananas (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-15-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,926
Posted By geissene
More corms from PR Giants

Hi everyone

I just wanted to share another success story. At the end of May, I received a few corms from PR Giants. He was very helpful and explained to me the process of rooting bare corms. ...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-12-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,730
Posted By meizzwang
Does this look like rajapuri? (flower pics)

I acquired a plant at a local farmer's market in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA almost 3 years ago, and it was labeled Rajapuri. It was a hardened off plant from TC, so it likely originated from...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-29-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,568
Posted By Darkman
Re: Prayer request for Darkman's son

Sheldon “Buddy” Michael Buzbee

2004 – 2016

Sheldon “Buddy” Michael Buzbee, 11, of Pensacola, moved from life to eternal life and is now with his heavenly Father. Buddy would be a 5th grade...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-29-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By Snarkie
Re: W water

Conversely, this is a sword sucker. I hope this answers all of your questions regarding the two, but in the event it doesn't, please go to the bottom of this pic for a better description of...
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