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Forum: Main Banana Discussion Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Deflowering bananas.

Leaves that are touching the fruits tend to cause scarring on the skin.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Deflowering bananas.

Deflowering a dwarf superplantain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iotkhgphzI
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By mackmccaleb
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

It's been plenty hot lately. Heat advisory a few days in a row now. Your banana's proximity to the pool is probably creating a nice microclimate. I'm rooting for you man, if you can get a ripe...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By edwmax
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

Y es ... congratulations!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By beam2050
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

fantastic, lookin good keep em rollin.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By bananaT
Re: Patupi

Actually, I have noticed that Patupi do like it on the cooler side; 80's seem to be the sweet spot.
They struggle some when we get in the 90's.
But when you think about it the tropics are not that...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By beam2050
Re: Flowers and pups

it is until a banana rights activist finds out about it..... you brute. :bebe:

3/8 paddle bit on a drill should do what yu want
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By bananaT
Re: Patupi

Yes, these guys like drier soil, but still rich as it can be with tons of organic matter.
I have talked to some people with them, and that seems to be the only issue.
Everybody thinks all bananas...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By hdynad
Re: Patupi

Glad to see this post, I grow Patupi I've been growing it for 2yrs now. It was slow to grow in the beginning and very picky with overwatering however it is quick to pup. It did freeze back last...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Botanical_Bryce
Re: Patupi

Grows great for me and throws off suckers like crazy. Admittedly no fruit this year.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-15-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By bananaT
Patupi

I haven't posted pictures, or anything much, in a while, so I thought I'd share.
Here are a few Patupi pictures.
This is a very fast fruiting/ripening banana.
I have 5 fruiting right now, all from...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-15-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By imclumbi
Forum: Banana Identification 09-15-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By HMelendez
Re: So-called "Goldfinger"

Trust me, there is a lot of mutations, variations of the FHIA-1 Goldfinger out there, going around, but only one is the TRUE TO TYPE/REAL DEAL and is the TARS FHIA-1 Goldfinger!.....


Right now, I'm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-15-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,954
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

*****FHIA-18 Bonanza Update!*****





I noticed a bulge in the FHIA-18 corm/pup P-stem!.....It was a choke!.....A new leaf was pushing out thru the side!....Wooohooo!......Surgery time a la (with)...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-15-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Winter protection?

http://www.bananas.org/f310/banana-solar-bags-bunch-protection-47540.html
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-14-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Winter protection?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62155&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=62155&ppuser=13376)


Akula has some very good suggestions. Instead of a regular...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-13-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By sputinc7
Re: Got Namwa

Bummer. I was hoping for 3 months. I have a friend coming down from Illinois the day after xmas and I was hoping to have something ready as mine just threw a pre flag yesterday...
I had 2 nice...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Deflowering bananas.

As Hector said, The bunch fills out a little quicker and the fruits are a little bigger. If it was just for me, I might not do it. But...fruit buyers want big fruit. For dwarf superplantain, I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By imclumbi
My Kandarian

Love this plant!!!
I've asked this before but no reply, Has anyone tried this banana?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=63632&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By imclumbi
Got Namwa

In the tune of the Beatles Hey Jude! Na Na Na Na Na Namwa!!!!
Lost them all last year in the hurricane so this is a welcome sight. This is from a cut off and replanted stalk so probably smaller than...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By HMelendez
Re: Deflowering bananas.

Nick,


Awesome video!.....Thanks for sharing it!.....





Larry,
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-12-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By edwmax
Re: PLEASE...check my photos and see if you can help!

Several things might be the cause, but none are good; injury to the pstem; bug bored into the pstem; fungus infection/rot. So it is hard to tell for now. If everything is good below the cut, a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Deflowering bananas.

The literature suggest that the floral remnants act as a place for fungus to hang out. On Cavendish varieties and plantains deflowering can help control cigar-end rot. The flowers also serve as a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Deflowering bananas.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_Gw8oVVrTA

Before
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1891/29559360057_cdda94e3d7_z.jpg

After
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1869/29559358137_a7bc1ae200_z.jpg

Deflowerin...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 09-11-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By beam2050
Re: ensete glaucum flowering

got a real hard rain, I could hear roots popping. got the pallet and propped it up. I am on sand, with the base of the plant I didn't think there would be a problem. learning experience...
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