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Forum: Member Introductions 09-05-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By campngolf
Howdy from Nor Cal.

Hi all. I'm a backyard gardener (fruit trees and veggies) that has always wanted to try some bananas but here in the Sacramento area most of the garden stores say it's a waste because "you can't grow...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-28-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By obdiah
thoughts on musa velutina

for the last two years I have been working on fruiting bananas in zone 7 north Carolina with varying success my experiments with single plant earth sheltered
greenhouses met with more success than...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 08-11-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,677
Posted By Kreos
Re: My tissue culture experiment

Standard MS medium with PGR

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss279/kreos123/Home%20tissue%20culture/20151209_153049_zpscnghohgh.jpg...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 08-11-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,677
Posted By Kreos
My tissue culture experiment

This is my little TC experiment in home conditions .
I have no laminar or lab.

media...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-10-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Use of stay-dri

The product your speaking about is a great soil amendment.

Napa auto parts makes a great product also....https://www.napaonline.com/napa/en/p/NFC8822/NFC8822_0007855165
An incredible mix that this...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-10-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,603
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Pots indoors for winter?

Awesome question...

A great source of growing information is YOUTUBE......


HoW to grow cannibis .....same conditions as a banana....
How to grow cannibis indoors....same conditions as a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By PR-Giants
Talking All Green Manini plant with White Manini pup

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52401 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=52401)
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-06-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By Lau
New Banana Plants

My New Babies are doing great. :woohoonaner:

Manini
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=60297&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=60297)

French...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 956
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Variegated Dwarf Nawma

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=50572 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=50572)
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-04-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,985
Posted By geissene
Dwarf Orinoco Pre Flag

Hi everyone,

My 2.5 year old dwarf orinoco seems to be ready to flower. The last leaf was half size and now a strange leaf is poppin' out the toaster. Doesn't look like a cigar leaf to me. The...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By PR-Giants
Paring Suckers

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=56967 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=56967)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51351...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-30-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,817
Posted By eharriett
My first banana

After reading this forum, I decided I had the confidence and the burning desire to grow my own. Just came. A dwarf Gros Michel

I have to go out and get a pot and I'll be following the sage advice...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-29-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Questioning type of banana

It's true to type, the first few hands on this cultivar will be long slender fingers which do not develop, followed by a variable and sometimes endless amount of tiny 1-2" fruit. Depending on its...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-29-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,325
Posted By sputinc7
G.M. , Paggi and Mysore

A big thank you to Nick Naranja for having me as his guest to finally get to try a few varieties, including the GM I have been wanting to try.

I find the GM to be an excellent variety of the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,725
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Blue Java Journal

That is fantastic news. Congratulations and thanks for the update.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 07-25-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,865
Posted By tanfenton
Re: SH-3640, Manzano, Morado, Gros Michel, Pitogo, Pisang Raja, P. Jari Buaya for Sal

In the course of looking at the Morados today, I found another sword sucker well worth digging. I've updated the original post to reflect this addition to the offer. At the time of this posting, I...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 07-25-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,865
Posted By meizzwang
Re: SH-3640, Manzano, Morado, Gros Michel, Pitogo, Pisang Raja, P. Jari Buaya for Sal

medium sized priority boxes are totally fine, received most of my corms this way and was very pleased.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 07-24-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,865
Posted By tanfenton
Re: SH-3640, Manzano, Morado, Gros Michel, Pitogo, Pisang Raja, P. Jari Buaya for Sal

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0I4pAth5IyQ/TlZQgmbVjwI/AAAAAAAAB0g/OZ9xKv6M1bA/s1600/DSC_7945.JPG

That's fine, Richard; it's your prerogative. But please consider that numerous people have bought...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By raygrogan
Re: Robguz.. Be safe.

The last time we had big winds I had about 5 bunches that had just set blow down. I had some bamboo pieces already cut and cured, and made some "X bracing" by tying a little string loosely around the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Snarkie
Re: My yard in 2016

Better shot of the jungle:
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=60201&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=60201)

Alligator coming out of the ditch with the new...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 956
Posted By PR-Giants
Cool Variegated Dwarf Nawma

Underside of a new leaf. A variegated Mysore would probably be even more pink.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=59414 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=59414)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Sharing is Caring

Aloha, I have been reading about this forum for a few months now. I feel it is time for a banana story of my own.

Today my wife went to a bee "workshop" at an infested home. The guy practices...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-16-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By hammer
1000 Finger Flag Leave

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=60187&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=60187&ppuser=3875)




This is my flag leave on my 1000 finger banana here in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-16-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By harveyc
Variegated Tannee in flower

I've been growing this for maybe 5 years or so and it's now flowering for the first time. Supposedly not edible. I'm including a photo of a near mature plant from November 2014 which might be the...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 07-15-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By tanfenton
Ensete ventricosum Success!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=60169 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=60169&ppuser=20889)

It's apparent that most people go to considerably more effort to...
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