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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-14-2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Best variety for comercial organic production in USDA 10b ?

I just wanted to be sure you weren't talking about the american goldfinger.

You seem to be on top of the FHIA-01 situation so you might be the best person to ask but if someone else has info please...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-14-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Akula
Re: Best variety for comercial organic production in USDA 10b ?

Haha.

There are a many, many Goldfingers in circulation with the small fingers. The big fingers not so much. One is the real deal and the other is not.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-14-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Best variety for comercial organic production in USDA 10b ?

Is there a real deal FHIA-1 Goldfinger that has small fingers or some other real deal FHIA-1 Goldfinger that's being sold on the forum?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-14-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Best day
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-14-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Akula
Re: Best variety for comercial organic production in USDA 10b ?

Dwarf Namwa or real deal FHIA-1 Goldfinger that has the big fingers. Dwarf Brazilian would be my third choice. Namwa and FHIA-1 have bigger bunches by weight than Dwarf Brazilian and shorter filling...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-14-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Vinci33
Re: Musa 'Himalayan Mountain'

I live in a 9a zone. More I look this variety, the more I tell to myself : It's amazing how it grows, how much biomass is produces by it oO
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-09-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,003
Posted By rabw
Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

Thank you so much for the link. Another great thread. He stops in 2017 though, I wonder if he gave up.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-03-2022, 03:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,003
Posted By Berna95
Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

He did get them to fruit! You can read how is going in the Italian forum if you are interested.. although it's in Italian obviously...

https://www.fruttama.it/forum/viewtopic.php?t=67
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-28-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,003
Posted By rabw
Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

Hello, I know this is old, but it was a great thread! Any updates?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-26-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Akula
Re: It's happening!

It doesn't look like there are very many good quality leaves on the plant to fill out such a healthy size bunch in the normal four-five month time frame. Fewer leaves = more time for the fruit to...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-16-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Vinci33
Re: Musa 'Himalayan Mountain'

I forgot to mention that I live in South west of France, near Bordeaux. Summers are hot, and winters are not so cold.
Last winter for instance, we get as low as -5 Celsius degrees, for some hours,...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-16-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Vinci33
Re: Musa 'Himalayan Mountain'

Yes, but the thread you mention is not entirely dedicated to the 'Himalayan Mountain' variety.

here is my plant today ( 8 months later from the last, previous pic ) No fertilizer, barely watered,...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-16-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Vinci33
Musa 'Himalayan Mountain'

Hi :)

Since I haven't find any topic about this variety, I start this thread to speak about Musa 'Himalayan Mountain', a variety found by a nursery man ( who runs '' La Maison du Bananier" in France...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-26-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By gatorfan
Re: Bananas that can take frost that you can eat

May I suggest California Gold.


This variety is said to be a real cold hardy fruit producer. Exceptionally frost hardy compared to other bananas, will produce good fruit, year after year, without...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-25-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: Questions about musa saba

I grew Saba's in S. Arkansas for 3-4 years and they got big but not big enuf to fruit. We shall see how Beaumont fares..
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-21-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 115,988
Posted By wstrickland1
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Akula
Re: Questions about musa saba

Search for posts by member "Rmplmnz". He had some nice videos of his collection that included his giant sabas.

The plant is incredibly tall and thick which is appealing if you are into giant plants...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By twotallgirls
Re: Questions about musa saba

So I've eaten them from food vendor on a stick (cooked in brown sugar and butter) and as tostones (very good) so I know they are very good for cooking. But I've not doen this with ones I've...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-19-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By twotallgirls
Re: Questions about musa saba

I live in 10B and grow Saba.... It grows fast and really tall, especially during our rainy season. Mine continually push out pups so you have to keep up with removing pups or the mat will spread in...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-07-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,632
Posted By beam2050
Re: already fruitified plant corm for macropropagation?

back in the early 80's i bought a place with near a hundred orinocos on it. some body else planted them not i. i ate alot of those bananas not doing i thing to them. if you eat them when they are...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-07-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,632
Posted By beam2050
Re: already fruitified plant corm for macropropagation?

not answering your question very straight. depending on the type of banana they usually pup first before flowering.
Forum: Banana Identification 05-31-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By beam2050
Re: unknown nice banana here in USDA 10B

:ha::ha::ha::ha::ha:glad you got permission.

welcome to the namwah club. :nanadrink:
Forum: Banana Identification 05-30-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Gabe15
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