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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-14-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,867
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: North Carolina Banana Addicts support group

See I'm good when I goto the store, only because I can't find anything I already have.. lol :^)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-17-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By kgardens
Re: Damage to Raja Puri

Just wanted to post a picture of my Raja Puri all healed up. I appreciate all the encouragement to prop it and wait before doing any surgery. It's only been 6 days. Really, it was bent just about...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-29-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,167
Posted By Greenie
Re: Ae Ae propagation project we go!

from left to right on the top pic,the first two Ae Ae...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-19-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,459
Posted By Clare_CA
Smile Thanks so much, everyone for your nice comments. ...

Thanks so much, everyone for your nice comments. I appreciate them.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-18-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,459
Posted By Clare_CA
Variegated banana plantings

Hey all,

I think it's time to finally put my variegated bananas in the ground. They were shipped to me late last year, and they are starting to put out a new leaf or two. I just bought some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-09-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,167
Posted By Greenie
Re: Ae Ae propagation project

They will get some "Tender Love'n Care" ASAP!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-28-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Dean W.
Went to jimmmy's place

I went to jimmmy's place here is just one example of some of his plants. (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-17-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,092
Posted By SoBe Musa
Re: raised beds

Harvest Romaine lettuce ( Boston Lettuce wrongly tag.)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-28-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,737
Posted By Clare_CA
Party Variegated bananas, baby chicks, and new diet!

Hi All,

I am now on my way to becoming a vegetarian. I have given up all red meat, pork, and chicken for good. I actually can't believe how easy it is to do and how much better I feel physically....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-08-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,167
Posted By Greenie
Re: Ae Ae propagation project

ok folks,here is an update.The pics were taken today and the plants were in mid 30's temps for a straight...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-03-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,919
Before and after the cold!

I took pics. just before the the cold spell a few weeks back and then went out of town for a month. Got back yesterday, and took a few more pictures this morning. I thought it would be interesting to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,873
Posted By Clare_CA
New Variegated Banana

I went a little crazy on EBay this past summer and bought a few variegated bananas. One is a sword pup and is starting to grow in my greenhouse. I think this one is a A'e A'e, but I'm not sure. ...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-03-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,029
Posted By floridagrower
2010 Winter Update from North Florida!

Here are my side-by-side results for many types of Bananas after our first frost of the season. This was after a frosty 28.2 degree night here in North Florida. Note: All of these bananas were FULLY...
Forum: Species Bananas 12-13-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,941
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Ae Ae prices

I've have seen 'Aeae' in tissue culture, and seen and heard of plants resulting in TC'd 'Aeae'. The results can be different. In one case, they were able to produce a few weakly variegated plants. In...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By austinl01
A video of my backyard

Joe in Canada inspired me to make a video with my Sony digital camera. I highlighted most palms and bananas growing in my backyard. I may make more videos later on, but this is my first one. Don't be...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-26-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,973
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Ice Cream X Basjoo

There is a chance you may get seeds, but then there is the issue of if the seeds will be viable or not, and from there selecting good candidates out of the progeny. Classically, banana breeding...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-24-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,687
Posted By Lagniappe
orinoco X saba !

I didn't know where to post this, because it can go into a lot of catagories.
I have seeds in my orinoco x saba fruits!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-23-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By harveyc
My main banana garden

Just took a photo on Friday of the the most dense portion of my banana garden and thought I'd share. We had three days of frost last week but they are still holding up okay.

Pictured here are my...
Forum: Fruit 10-30-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,687
Posted By sunfish
Re: Goldfinger Fruit

5/13/09 Flag (

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-29-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,584
Posted By sbl
Just picked first bananas

I just picked my first bunch of ripe bananas!:woohoonaner:

The first of the Orinocos that bloomed in June has one yellow banana in a bunch of 18 naners--so it really only took about 4 months. Not...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-27-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,088
Posted By Ueberwinden
Re: Siam Ruby Banana Fruit

Spoke to Brian Williams this afternoon, this is what he had to say about the Siam Ruby. He had purchased two plants from a friend of his in Thailand, and Tony Avent had purchased one plant from a...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-22-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,306
Posted By ron_mcb
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-07-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,457
Posted By LilRaverBoi
Re: Nanners with thick P-stems for zone 6-7?

Hmmm....well here is my advice for large pseudostems....Ensete Superbum. It produces seeded fruit, but is a nice foliage plant, and has a really FAT pstem! Don't think it's hardy in that zone, but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,115
Posted By sunfish
Re: California Gold Bud ? (
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-29-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,875
Posted By adrift
Re: Who has the Biggest-Tallest siam ruby out there?

76 inches to top of tallest leaf on main p-stem
3 waist high pups
2 brand new emerging pups.

In the ground, Central FL white sand with some peat added, planted this spring as a little sprout.

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