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Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Raja Puri Flowering 8B

Our house is in 8B also (Central Texas). And my Raja Puri is blooming also. Mine is in the ground on the S. side of the house. I know that it will need winter protection in order to have hopes of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-27-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Mudturkle
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Now is the time to get the Kepler and Rust banana book!

Well, Akula, keep in mind that it is a big heavy book and it's coming from Hawaii. So it was probably shipped by, well a ship! :) It will be worth it when you get it. I don't know how long it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Fill in time for raja puri?

Is plan B some sort of temporary winter protection? My Raja Puri always seems too late to mature before winter. One year I made hoops out of PVC pipe and then covered it with plastic and put an...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Fill in time for raja puri?

USDA TARS says "Days from flower to harvest 114"
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Now is the time to get the Kepler and Rust banana book!

I think the Kepler and Rust book is useful for anyone who wants to know about all kinds of bananas. It doesn't get into growing bananas in different zones, but then that is a matter of winter...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Mudturkle
Now is the time to get the Kepler and Rust banana book!

If a person looks for the Kepler and Rust banana book (The World of Bananas in Hawaii: Then and Now") on Amazon, one usually finds it for sale *used* for *hundreds* of dollars, if it can be found at...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-26-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Need Musa Blue Java Banana Advice

I don't know that anyone has said to avoid Namwah. I think they may have said to make sure that someone doesn't sell you Namwah, *if you want Blue Java/Ice Cream*. Namwah is highly regarded in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,231
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Patupi!!!

My bad, Akula. I was trying to reply to NativeRoots and ask him to post a picture of his Patupi because he got it from me. My Patupi has had a hard luck story. When I first got it I planted it at my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,231
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Patupi!!!

I'd like to see a picture of it!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-08-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Looking up in my Texas garden!

Looks nice, neighbor (I'm a fellow Texan). Where'd you get yours from? My supposed Blue Java is making bananas at our place in 9B, but I'm afraid mine might be a tall Namwah instead. When I harvest I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: If not Blue Java, then what?

please excuse the way I posted these. Apparently I'm too old and too dumb to be able to post the pictures all in one post!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: If not Blue Java, then what?

<a href=http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64523&ppuser=21235><img src=http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64523&size=1 border=0></a>
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: If not Blue Java, then what?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64524&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64524&ppuser=21235)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Mudturkle
If not Blue Java, then what?

If this is not a Blue Java, then what is it?
<a href=http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64525&ppuser=21235><img src=http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64525&size=1...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-20-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Container Grown edible banana for PNW

My Dw. Orinoco fruited last year in Central Texas 8B in the ground on S. side of my house. No winter protection.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-15-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,595
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: bananapups.com, tytailors fe'i aiuri tc's

Not much to see. The one on the right is 4+ inches and the other one is 1+ inch so far. But you asked, so here it is. I thought about when we were comparing with a yardstick! :) ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-14-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,595
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: bananapups.com, tytailors fe'i aiuri tc's

It was the old "lack of water because you watered too much and the roots died" or "lack of water because you didn't water enough" question. I think I made a mistake by up-potting it when I brought it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-14-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,595
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: bananapups.com, tytailors fe'i aiuri tc's

I'm jealous! You didn't screw up like I did. I think I would have lost mine from neglect if not for my wife. Now it's like I'm trying to save a dying patient.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-12-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,595
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: bananapups.com, tytailors fe'i aiuri tc's

How is everyone's Fei looking now? Mine is kinda sad. First it was hot and dry, then it started raining everyday. When it was hot and dry I buried the pot in the ground so that it wouldn't dry out...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-21-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,266
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

Excuse me if this has already been explained. But what is the tape for? To keep the leaves from falling?
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 10-20-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Looking For: Pisang Raja, SH-3640, tu'u ghia

So does that mean that "Dwarf Red Green" is the same as a dwarf Rojo Verde. (I knew what Rojo and Verde mean. I just didn't know that it was the same plant.)
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-20-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Pisang Ceylon (formerly Pisang Klotek) for sale

Banana police! :) I like that. I've visited TyTaylor but not HMelendez - too far!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-20-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Pisang Raja?

I'm growing one in 9B. It hasn't fruited yet. Pisang (banana) raja (king). How could that not be an excellent banana? I heard that it is orange-fleshed, which tells me that it probably has a lot of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-18-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,747
Posted By Mudturkle
Re: Dwarf Brazilian Taste Test Results

Wow! I wonder is anyone else has a Dw. Brazilian with orange flesh like that? That plus no bottle necks? Makes you wonder, doesn't it?
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