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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-22-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
Posted By bananimal
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Sounds good. Let us know when.

DC
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-13-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
Posted By bananimal
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Please clear out your inbox. A bunch of us want the Ae Ae. I'm 74 years old now and I can't wait forever. Thanks
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-04-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By bananimal
PR Giants

Your PM inbox is full. Please clear out your PM inbox.
A bunch of us want the AeAe.

Thanks, Dan
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-27-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By bananimal
Best bnanana knife ever

The best banana knife ever is the Zenport Industries K112 banana knife with a 5 inch straight steel blade. Ordered two using Amazon prime. After 16 years the two I had wore out from resharpening.

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-16-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By bananimal
Best bnanana knife ever

The best banana knife ever is the Zenport Industries K112 banana knife with a 5 inch straight steel blade. Ordered two using Amazon prime. After 16 years the two I had wore out from...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By bananimal
FHIA2 bnunch

Just harvested a nice bunch before turning yellow.. It's hanging in a back room to ripen. Can't wait!:08:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-29-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bananimal
Re: Musa AeAe help!!!

The bottom line for growing the AeAe successfully is -------------

For outdoors you have to live in South Florida or Hawaii.

Or you must have a heated green house!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-25-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By bananimal
I'm back.

The last few weeks have been rough. Had a death in the family.

Also had to put my Labrador Retriever down. She was 15 years old.

About the Ae Ae -- I received one last winter but it died off with...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-30-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By bananimal
Cleaning up the nanaer mats

Trimming dead leaves and digging up extra pstems. And it's getting hot now.

Anybody need any pups?

Inventory to date ---

Pisang Raja
Viente Cohol
Chini Champa
SH3640
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-28-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By bananimal
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-22-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By bananimal
Re: Plantain VS Cavendish

I tried growing plantains back in 2006 and I hated waiting so long for fruit. Then a BRAVO supermarket opened up near home. Now I have plantains available all year long!!!

Tostones and Maduros...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-24-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,634
Posted By bananimal
Re: Royal Hawaiian (AeAe) Growth Updates Thread

I panted the AeAe I got from Rene in late fall last year and the cold collapsed all the leaves. Dug it up and potted it in Pro Mix with high porosity mycorrhrizae growing medium. Liquid fertilizer...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-11-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By bananimal
Re: Mice eating harvest!

What I do is cut down the bunch when the fingers are green and have filled in. Then hang it in the house or garage to ripen. The tree rats, aka squirrels, are the main culprits and will eat up the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-16-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,634
Posted By bananimal
Re: Royal Hawaiian (AeAe) Growth Updates Thread

I got a nice Ae Ae from Rene this year. When the weather turned cold the big leaves browned up. Planted it in a sunny location and applied 6-3-16 - the "Super Fruiter" fertilizer.

Watering with...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-22-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,384
Posted By bananimal
Re: Question....

Hi Mary --- check out my last PM to you.

Dan
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-14-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By bananimal
Banana plant definition

Here is what I got on a quick search -------------

"A banana is an elongated, edible fruit botanically a berry produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus...
Forum: Other Plants For Sale & Auction 09-25-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By bananimal
Lula avocado seeds for rootstock.

It's that time of year again. The 40 ft Lula avocado has lots of fruit.

The seeds are reputed to make very good rootstock.

Taking orders now.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-08-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By bananimal
Re: How to know when to harvest banana?

I cut the bunch down when the fingers are fully filled in and before any turn yellow. I have missed a bunch now and then and the tree ratzz - squirrels - have chewed up the fingers that turned...
Forum: Other Plants 07-04-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By bananimal
Re: Mangos Galore

The Glenn is the last of the three to fruit. Just harvested all the full size fruit to save them from the tree rats, aka squirrels. Excellent flavor!!!

Have to do some trimming as the tree is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-30-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 173,958
Posted By bananimal
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Just cut down a 33 lb bunch of SH3640. Always has produced heavy big bunches. Just hung it in the house to ripen. The wife, 3 dogs and I will eat as much as we can stand and the rest goes to the...
Forum: Other Plants 06-17-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By bananimal
Mangos Galore

Have been stuffing my face with mangos for 4 weeks now. The big Sweet Tart held a lot of fruit this year and the taste is fantastic. Same for the Pickering. The 20 ft tall Glenn is starting to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-22-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By bananimal
Re: Fertilizer for banana plant

Where are you located Lady Cas? The stuff I use is perfect for naners.

Super Fruiter 6-3-16 is formulated by Diamond R Fertilizer Co.

Naners love high potassium!!!
Forum: Other Plants 02-23-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 264,733
Posted By bananimal
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By bananimal
Re: Will banana bags keep out vermin?

My Min-Pin can spot anything in the backyard that is messing around in the banana and mango areas. He runs straight to the critter and will kill it if hangs around. Greatest watchdog there...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By bananimal
Morado from PR

Is any one growing the Morado but me? Has been one of my all time favorites. Pstems are red.
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