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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-19-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

I really enjoyed sharing bananas with members here but as my collection has grown I've had less and less time to participate on the forum. Unfortunately the messaging is the most time consuming part...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

When we have seeds available they're usually listed on ebay but I wouldn't recommend variegated acuminata diploid seeds for growing in NH. It would be much easier to grow variegated seeds with...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

This was a pleasant surprise. I hand pollinated this hand in pouring rain and wasn't confident it would be successful. It turned out to be more successful than doing it on a dry day, so going forward...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=53095&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=53095)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52069&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

This is a good example of modified leaf scars and their spacing while growing in a curve but it's important to understand that this is a young growing point and not a mature growing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

You can find more macropropagation information then you'll probably need in most macropropagation manuals and the other things are just common sense.
Growing points emerge above leaf scars and leaf...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

A small variegated pup I found in the field this evening.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52924&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Variegated Florida bunch

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52102&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=52102)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Working with small pups is what I enjoy about macropropagation.
Here's a bunch of variegated Florida pups.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=53232&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=50503&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=50503)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52654&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Looking better :08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51630&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=51630)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Found this variegated seedling this evening. Hopefully it turns out to be beautiful.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51706&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

We have an unlimited supply of variegated bananas but I spend most of my time with the variegated monstera and breeding bananas. I'll make some variegated bananas available for free when I get some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

You should receive your variegated bananas tomorrow.

Good Luck & Happy Growing :08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57112&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

That should work fine.

Throwing the seeds on the ground works fine for us. They just need air, moisture, and warmth and we have all that outside. Good Luck
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Which varieties don't produce edible fruit and why aren't they edible?

I only eat the variety Deliciosa but that's because the fruit are huge compared to the other varieties we...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

I like working with variegated monstera because they grow so fast. :08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52633&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

You'll find that Florida are super easy to work with.

3 Florida pups

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57159&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=57159)

And...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

There's 9 variegated Florida on that piece of tissue.

Macropropagation is fairly simple and everyone should improve with a little bit of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-26-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,422
Posted By PR-Giants
Developing new variegated banana varieties

Most of the variegated varieties in my collection were developed either through breeding or bud sports and hopefully this thread can help future trading partners to develop their own variegated...
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