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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-13-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Got Namwa

Congratulations. It usually takes about 6 month in San Diego for a bunch to fill in and ripen. If you are really lucky with ideal weather conditions, this might be your first harvest in 2019.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 527
Posted By sandylbuck
Bananas Brindando Namwah bananas finally ripening in Philly area!!!

Good morning all,

First I want to say that I love being part of this group. I don't post a lot but I read a lot and have learned a lot since I bought my first plant in 2015. I thought I bought an...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: I'm still alive and still around

No, I have epilepsy and had recently switched medications, the medication I had switched to basically caused my body to attack itself. Once I quit, it didn't get any worse, but it took a few months...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
I'm still alive and still around

I'm not dead, I'm not in jail, and I haven't quit growing bananas and plantains. I am just on the road all the time now.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By
Re: Japanese Beetle attack

I'm in Illinois and the beetles are the worst this year than I have ever seen....out of the 4 different kinds of banana plants that I have, they like the musa basjoo's the best. They don't seem to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,615
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

That would be awesome my friend!.....LOL!.....But seriously as you mentioned, Nanas are showing some amazing growth!.....

Praying Hands got toasted , it never recovered, but there is a replacement...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 157,197
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

A mystery banana given to me from a farm on the opposite side of the island. Was suspected originally to be KM5, but who knows what it is.
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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-26-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Picking unripe bananas

I have always used murate of potash and have great results. It does have some chloride. Not chlorine in it and I’ve read a few studies that show plants love it but I have also read reports saying it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-23-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By jengberg
Picking unripe bananas

Hey guys, new to I would like to say that it's refreshing to see a forum that doesn't consist of a bunch of people arguing and being rude to each other. Have'nt seen much of that on...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-16-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By hdynad
Free to good home! Little Prince!!

Would love to thin out our Little price matts, if you would like 1 or 2 please p.m. me and bring a shove when you comel! they are healthy and happy and strong , my mature plants are 3 to 4 ft....
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-06-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By beam2050
Re: Free Variegated Florida

...aye.... there was no rum.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-02-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Has anybody ever seen anything like this?!

Severly pot bound plants will do this sometimes, they keep growing without flowering and corms grow out of the soil. If you repot it to a larger container and plant it deeper so the soil covers the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-01-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By Planethill
My New York Office Bloom

Hey everyone!

Last fall, I decided to take one on my smaller Banana plants to my office and set it in the window. I figured it might spice up the place a little and save it from the rigors of a New...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-30-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By edwmax
Re: Nawlins Newbie here!

You may keep updating this thread. ... It helps to save on computer pixels by recycling and not wear out my old laptop.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-30-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By Valdus
Re: Nawlins Newbie here!

There is no doubt that this is a red traced namwah. I slaughtered wellspring gardens with a review on amazon. Damn nice plant though, came out very nicely.

By the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-17-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By sddarkman619
What is this on my leaves?

I water from above, and some plants are on shelves so sometimes the dirty water drips down on these plants on the 2nd and 3rd shelves.
I'm wondering if this is from that water dripping down and...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-15-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By LoveNature
Need help identifying this banana plant

Hi everyone,

I just purchased a banana plant or i should say plants as it had pupped and now has 4 other plants in the pot. I got this at our local nursery and they did not know the variety. I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-06-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,219
Posted By robguz24
Re: Volcano Erupted in Hawaii!

Safe down here and where I live is not in even the potential path of the flow. The 6.9 quake was centered about 5 miles away and I thought for sure my house was coming down. Most frightening thing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-03-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,104
Posted By beam2050
Drummer, tytailors fe'i aiuri tc's

start this thread out with a song. or two. johnny cash; folsom prison blues. er more or less

I hear fedex a comin
its rollin round the bend
they aint seen sunshine....since....I don't know when
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-28-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Just read about a new disease called Bunchy top

It is bad but there is a lot worse Musa diseases out there! Like nematodes, Fusarium wilt Tropical Race 1 and 4. TR4 is the scary one! It has been found in Jamaica but is mostly still in Asia. There...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Just read about a new disease called Bunchy top

It's hardly a new disease, it's been known since 1889, and in Hawaii since 1989. Hawaii is actually one of the more recent places it's made it to.

In most places it occurs, it's a relatively minor...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-25-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,615
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

*****Latest Nana Update!*****

Tu'u Ghia just opened/unrolled a new leaf!....She keeps growing fast!.....

Tu'u Ghia pictures taken on 04/24/2018....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-17-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,211
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Musa 'Aiuri', fe'i banana

Bump! On the first page is the color of the sap! More of a pinkish purple! Wow I had no clue they got that tall! Amazing!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-16-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 120,639
Posted By Akula
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Awesome! That is hilarious! Great job Sputinc7!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-16-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Has anyone tasted Variegated "Florida"?

One of mine fruited last year but froze as the flower emerged! I have only heard from 1 person in Thailand who grows it! They said it is seedless sub par fruit.

They are beautiful plants. I do not...
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