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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Akula
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

Thanks everybody!

Its really satisfying to achieve forward progress on development of my banana patch. Getting a flower and seeing a green banana bunch hanging from the plant will be awesome. Plus...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Akula
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

Got some flags!!! Yeah!! First ones!!!

Just made it through tropical storm Gordon and found two pre-flags or flags in my banana patch this afternoon. Both namawas are approximatley 13.5' tall and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-10-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Akula
2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

This is my patch in Pensacola, Florida which was originally planted in March of 2017. The original plants consisted of three ice cream (blue java) and two raja puri ordered from an online nursery. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Akula
Re: Raja Puri????

Latest photo of the plant at almost 11'. Its the plant on the right with the leaf collapsed horizontally to the left. Also photo of the pstem and a pup to help with ID. The pup has faded/ghosted wine...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-19-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By AdotKarl
Re: Musa Balbisiana 'Atia Black'

About two months later, I have 4 small plants from 50 seeds. All 4 sprouted from seeds close to each other and have been growing in a bunch ever since. They might be holding each other back a bit but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-10-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By edwmax
Re: Growing different bananas close together?

Obviously ... you haven't sat under the cool shade of Bananas sipping a Beer (or homemade wine).
... :nanadrink:...
Forum: Banana Identification 04-01-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By bushwack
Re: Was told this is a Saba, looking to confirm

not trying to steal your post, but is this what a saba looks like?
long closed petioles and more green

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62907&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-01-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By edwmax
Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter .... Then have Fun, it'a April Fools Day!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-01-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Dalmatiansoap
Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter holidays to everyone
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter.........too. :woohoonaner:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 874
Posted By Richard
Re: Is it possible for a dwarf cavendish to survive 9a zone?

The USDA cold hardiness chart is available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius.



If you hit the 20-25F mark 4 or 5 nights in Florida, then each of those nights you were below freezing for at least 6...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By Narnia
Happy Easter

Christus resurrexit!
Happy Easter Everyone
Forum: Member Introductions 03-04-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Akula
Re: Bama John making his debut.

A member named alemily in Foley made a post a day or so ago about moving and getting rid of his/her banana mat. Bunch of different types. Probably a great source if you're looking for banana stock...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-04-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Bama John making his debut.

Welcome to the Jungle...:woohoonaner:

There are a bunch of growers in your area.

Have fun.
Forum: Member Introductions 03-04-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By HMelendez
Re: Bama John making his debut.

Welcome to the banana gang!.........:2723::bananarow::2723:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-04-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By louis14
Re: Smallest pups transplanting size

It is really interesting how relatively dry soil conditions induce plants to develop a more extensive root system. This is really going to be an interesting exercise. The crew are busy digging up...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-03-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Smallest pups transplanting size

Yes 1’ total. That’s about my minimum on dwarf varities. On a tall namwa I won’t cut until they are 2.5-3’.

But “most” that are fruiting in the 8’-10’ range I cut at 20”-30”. They root fine as long...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-03-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By jhunter
Bananas Brindando Bama John making his debut.

Greetings from the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast. Thanks to a local extension farm run by Auburn University, there is some growing interest in our area to establish cold hardy bananas as a niche crop...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-26-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By AdotKarl
Re: Musa Balbisiana 'Atia Black'

thanks for the replies everyone! I'll definitely keep this thread updated with pictures, so you can all compare these atia's with the the thai blacks you are growing.:bananas_b
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-25-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Musa Balbisiana 'Atia Black'

My TC Thai black are the same as yours Bo! They get about 4’ then start turning black. At the end of the year they will be 12’+ easy and look very black! I try to keep the lower leaves trimmed. It...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-23-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Akula
Banana knife

My wife gave me this today as a present. Pretty cool!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62843&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=62843)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-22-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: my pad has spread too far

Place a free Ad on a local site or Craigslist, etc for FREE BASJOO!! and sit back and let others dig them for you! A local nursery may do a come dig em for free deal. Big basjoo pups sell for $50+...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 02-20-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Akula
Re: Fertilizer

If you guys meet this summer give me a heads up!
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 02-20-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Darkman
Re: Fertilizer

If Momma pushes four or five leaves before she pushes a bloom you should get fruit this year and in time to bloom. You should get a bloom off the mid size pup. It's even possible to get the small pup...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-17-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Akula
Re: Tall Orinoco waking up after bareroot

Seige2050, did you chop back the dry top top or pull them apart a bit to help release the new leaf or just plant it and let'r rip?

I'm bringing my nanners back from winter dormancy (some wintered in...
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