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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-20-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,519
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

Looks great!! :08:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-16-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,519
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

Perhaps. I guess we'll see with time.
Looks like nothing else that I'm growing that's for sure.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-15-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,519
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

Oh yeah!! :ha::ha::08::08:

BTW you should post a pic of your Thai Black
I think we'd all like to see an update on yours too
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-15-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,192
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Valor_X & Backyard Banana Joe - Who can fruit a Praying Hands pup first?

My Praying Hands is a beast...
It's now about ~13-14ft tall and nearly caught up to my Orinocos only a foot taller at ~14-15ft
Check out the size of that massive cigar coming out, and it still has...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-15-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,519
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

Here is my Thai Black now
It's a little over 6 ft tall and still growing strong.

However, It's still green... (except the petioles)
It definitely has the Thai Black 'leaf curl' so I wonder what...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 10-15-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Growing Acuminata Colla Variegated

Here is the seedling now
I've only been letting it get early morning sun then stay in the shade.
I think I'm going to move it inside under the grow light

The leaves coming out are green but it's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-14-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Monkeying Around in Ohi

I'm growing Elephant Ears as well!
I'm growing 2 types both are Giant Colocasia varieties.
I love giant tropical plants XD

You have a very nice tropical garden going there!
Having the monkeys &...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 09-21-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Growing Acuminata Colla Variegated

1 Week later... :08:

It put out its first leaf... and it's definitely striped!
I don't want to call it a variegated sport just yet... but looks very...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,519
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

Gorgeous looking plant indeed Aaron!
Very nice looking pups too!
Hope mine gets like that one day
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Goldfinger bunch

Looks great! Congrats :woohoonaner:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Cat1/TS Nicholas Aftermath

Thanks guys!
Yeah for sure I'm pretty happy most of the damage was very minor.
I'm expecting several bunches next year assuming we don't get another freak Texas winter storm.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Musa Basjoo pseudostem splitting??

I agree with everyone
It looks very healthy to me.
Maybe it's just growing very fast?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Cat1/TS Nicholas Aftermath

Acuminata Colla Yellow Variegated

It may come out variegated or as a green sport.
The green sports can still send out variegated pups.
I guess I will know soon when it sends out its first...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-15-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Valor_X
Cat1/TS Nicholas Aftermath

I'm on the gulf coast and the eye of Cat1 / Tropical Storm Nicholas went through my area.
Some of my neighbors fences were broken and a young tree was completely uprooted down the street from me. My...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 09-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Growing Acuminata Colla Variegated

After 5 weeks and about 40 seeds planted in different spots (indoor/outdoor/in-ground)... I was beginning to lose hope...but I finally got my first seedling!

This is also literally a miracle...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Ensete Banana Questions

Holy cr*p they really are huge! Now THAT's a giant herb!
The leaves are enormous and the p-stems are massive!! Amazing!

It looks like something you would imagine in prehistoric times

Thanks...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,591
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Amazing work as always :2623:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Valor_X
Question Ensete Banana Questions

Does anyone have a picture of what a full sized mature plant looks like?
I can't really seem to find any online except information that they are supposed to grow very tall. I'd like to see what it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Mystery Musa! Gabe?

Does this mean Akula & Smeash get to name it? :nanadrink:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,192
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Valor_X & Backyard Banana Joe - Who can fruit a Praying Hands pup first?

Thanks! And yes that's for sure!
TC -> 10ft in 2 months is unreal :eek:

No doubt if I removed the pups from the mother plant mine would have blown up like that too.
But now I'm expecting at least 2...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Hello, pics of my naners.

The ones on the bottom left definitely look like Super Dwarf / Truly Tiny

Here are mine, Super Dwarf Cavendish on the left and Truly Tiny on the right.
Mine are a lot bigger (you can compare to the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,192
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Valor_X & Backyard Banana Joe - Who can fruit a Praying Hands pup first?

Since it's the beginning of the month here's an update on mine. I'll also follow up next month.

The newest freshly opened surfboard is huge and actually slightly bigger than anything the taller...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,873
Posted By Valor_X
Re: A few shots from around the yard

It's going to be a beast especially in your zone.
It'll be putting out surfboards in no time and probably give Lou a run for its money!! :ha::ha: :nanadrink:
Nothing in my patch so far has matched...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,873
Posted By Valor_X
Re: A few shots from around the yard

Does not give me much hope for Dwarf Cavendish... 9a here too.
This is my 2nd year with them and they have been my worst growing nanner compared to my other dwarfs. 2 main plants with 1.5-2ft p-stem...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 22,401
Posted By Valor_X
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

Beautiful plants Luis!
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