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Forum: Banana Identification 04-04-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,551
Posted By camillenoir
Musa sp. from Sumatra to ID


This one is from a friend in Sumatra. I hope that you guys can help us with the ID. Prior...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-29-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By GoAngels
Banana Stand in Neighborhood

Can anyone help identify these bananas? This picture was taken in my mother in law's neighborhood and they have three of these stands in their front yard. I tried to ask, but the man who was...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-14-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Q: How to grow banana vigorous and stout

They need a lot of inputs to compensate for the lack of root space, and they will still likely be smaller than in the ground. I would try using a potting mix that is very well draining and containing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,905
Posted By natej740
Dole - How do bananas grow?

I found this on youtube....Sorry if its already on here and everyone has already seen it but i just watched it for the first time and it was really informative...Enjoy!

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-26-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,887
Posted By Gabe15
Re: 'Praying Hands' and jumbo leaves

Good observation, 'Praying Hands' is a Saba subgroup member and very similar to 'Saba' (though there are many different varieties that are all called 'Saba' with minor differences between...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-25-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,887
Posted By floridagrower
'Praying Hands' and jumbo leaves

Why is it that plant desciptions never mention the jumbo leaves on the PH? I guess the fruit is the big attraction but the leaves are huge. I'm pretty sure it's a Saba crossed with a sweet banana....
Forum: Other Plants 06-23-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,495
Posted By Want Them All
Some "exotic" legume seedlings.

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-18-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,472
Re: Ae Ae propagation project

Went to Greenies house a couple days ago and took pictures of the project. You can see a difference of size and color, since the last pictures he posted. But even if it wasn't noticeable, they are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-13-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,323
Posted By momoese
Seafood City Banana selection

Had to stop by Seafood City to pick up some coconut vinegar and a few other things and I just happened to have my camera with me!

In the frozen aisle I found these steamed and then frozen Saba...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-13-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Foundation bananas?

A plant would do fine there, but in order to determine the best variety, you need to consider what you really want out of it. 'Dwarf Orinoco' would work fine, but its very small plant (4-6ft) that...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,617
Posted By sunfish
Gros Michel

Gros Michel (

Second Pup...
Forum: Site News 06-05-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,909
Posted By stumpy4700
Re: 'Thank' Button Gone?

its just moved to the bottom left
Forum: Site News 06-01-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,258
Posted By MediaHound
5 Years Of Bananas At The International Banana Society

I'm excited to say that next month will be 5 years into
Thank you for all your support. We have over 7,000 members now and for that I want to say thanks to everyone who helped us grow to...
Forum: Site News 06-01-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,853
Posted By MediaHound
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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-31-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By jnstropic
What I did with one Ae Ae banana in one year

The movie clip is a group of pictures that will be used in the magazine when I get to write it. If it's used in the article, I will enlarge the clip and have information about some of the picture. ...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-18-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,500
Posted By Gabe15
Re: 5-gallon Pot

You can put any banana in any sized pot, but it depends on what your goals are. If if its just to let it grow for a bit, then a 5gal is fine, but it will only be able to grow to a certain size before...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-06-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,738
Re: Mycorrhizae

I've used it! Seemed to make a difference, but with everything else I added, I'm not quite sure.
Forum: Banana Identification 04-28-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,725
Posted By sunfish
Re: ?

Forum: Banana Identification 04-18-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,458
Posted By bikoro child
Malaysian bananas

As some of you knows i just spent one month to visit Malaysia ...I saw there a lot of bananas unidentified for me i begin with bananas growing near houses in...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 03-29-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,913
Posted By novisyatria
albino Musa Velutina growth from seeds

after 5 weeks, my M velutina seeds has growth and some of them is albino. beautiful.

seeds source

M Velutina after...
Forum: Fruit 03-24-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,338
Posted By rscotth
Manzano's at the grocery........

I found these at the local Publix in Orlando and a coworker says he bought them in Tampa as well. The sign in the store says "Manzano Banana" and the sicker brand is Turbana from Columbia and it says...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 03-01-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,979
Posted By novisyatria
Black Thai

after firts subculture, black thai have few baby
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 03-01-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,428
Posted By novisyatria
Joy Grey Saba (Pisang Kepok Kapas)

one of variant of pisang kepok (saba), named pisang kepok kapas. its skin fruit colors is grey, while other saba is green. very interesting and beautiful. this variant include rare. like other saba,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-28-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,769
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: Other Plants 02-27-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By sandy0225
Victoria Longwood Hybrid class 0f 2010

34/50 sprouted and survived = 68%
my personal best before was 58%...woo hoo!

the largest ones are three weeks old now. One is already...
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