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Forum: Member Introductions 12-20-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By PR-Giants
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-19-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
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: Banana Seed Germination Forum 12-19-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,082
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Blue Java Ice Cream Banana Seeds

Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas - Bananas.org (http://www.bananas.org/showthread.php?p=346523&posted=1#post346523)
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 12-19-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

:08:

http://www.bananas.org/f30/blue-java-ice-cream-banana-seeds-49087-2.html
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 12-19-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By PR-Giants
Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Seeds are 5 cents each plus shipping.

If you're interesting in growing seeds from a Blue Java Ice Cream Banana post your zip code (US48 only) and I'll message you when we have extra seeds available....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
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: Banana Seed Germination Forum 12-02-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,082
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Blue Java Ice Cream Banana Seeds

If you're interesting in growing seeds from a Blue Java Ice Cream Banana post your zip code (US48 only) and I'll message you when we have extra seeds available. Thanks
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 12-02-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,082
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Blue Java Ice Cream Banana Seeds

Ice cream banana has seeds when it is pollinated

Ice cream is seedless banana when not pollinated

Ice cream banana does not self-pollinate
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 09-11-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Searching for French Red and Maiden Plantains

That's a French Goat, it's a revert from a False-horn type plantain found in a farmer's field. We've been collecting and evaluating different reverts whenever the opportunity arises.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
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: 2,591
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: 2,591
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: 2,591
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: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-05-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,246
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Free Manini A'ea'e

Wow, I didn't know banana seeds would be viable after freezing.
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 09-05-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Dwarf Chinese Banana Seeds Sprouted

Cavendish seeds are very rare and even if you were able to get seeds from a Cavendish fruit the resulting plant would not be a Cavendish. Most people here are familiar with the Mona Lisa aka FHIA-02,...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-05-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,246
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Free Manini A'ea'e

That's a cool story. How cold did your winter get in Georgia?

These seeds will grow just about anywhere they land, we've got them growing like weeds.

Even the all green seedlings will produce...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
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: 2,591
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: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-05-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,246
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Free Manini A'ea'e

How many variegated seedlings did you get?

And also thanks for these pics.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-05-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,246
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Free Manini A'ea'e

Thanks for the pics, I'm glad things worked out well.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
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: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-01-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,246
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Free Manini A'ea'e

Thank you and I made a note to add some more seeds to your order but any variegated bananas I give away here is done randomly. If you are interested in buying pups you can contact me on Instagram. I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
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: Banana Plants Wanted 08-01-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Searching for French Red and Maiden Plantains

Wow, I gave away a ton of French Red to members here and certainly would have expected someone to give you a few for free.

Were you successful with finding the Maiden?

We have a huge collection of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
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)
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