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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-20-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Yuri Barros
management

hello guys....

today I saw on youtube this video......

and I wonder to know how these people manage the crop.......

no stems left......

stems are know here in Brazil to attact (Cosmopolites...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-07-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By beam2050
Re: can you give a banana to much potassium

richards banana fuel fertilizer has an npk of 16-8-24, that's a lot of k.

i have been doing quite a bit of research on this subject believe it or not. but i do not want to kill other peoples nanners...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-06-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By beam2050
Drummer can you give a banana to much potassium

for the last 2 years i quit fertilizing my bananas to find out if i was spending too much money on fertilizers. i found out i wasn't. it makes them more cold hardy, and makes them pup more and so on....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By wstrickland1
Re: AeAe pup!

hey ole buddy ole pal and practically neighbor of mine that looks good!!! It looks like you've lost weight, and did I ever tell you you were the friendliest most generous person on this site?...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Musa Nono... real or photoshopped?

It is very much a real plant, I was on the scientific team who discovered and documented it for the scientific community in PNG in 2016, and I have personally documented and photographed a number of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By mchris752
Re: My Florida Variegated

I ended up taking the leaves off that it had when it shipped since they were wilting anyway. Been keeping it in mostly shade and will probably plant in the ground here shortly. Two new leaves and a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By Robbertico18
Re: AeAe pup!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68498&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=68498)

Quick update

First new leaf is emerging since its arrived, and it has a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By beam2050
Re: My Florida Variegated

is not aeae/manini, is florida
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-10-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By mchris752
My Florida Variegated

So i decided to grab a Florida variegated off of Etsy. Its a pup cut from the mom had decent roots and good chunk of corm. I potted it with kellog palm citrus and catus mix, which i use to amend my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-07-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Musa Ignes
Re: Musa Ignes (giant banana) 4 months!

https://i.ibb.co/k8ynP6D/IMG-6231.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By Robbertico18
AeAe pup!

AeAe pup just arrived from SSdarkman!

Traveled cross country in 2 days, was packaged well and had new roots growing. So I potted her up gave her a good drink of water and now she’s hanging out in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By esmithj333
Re: Musa Nono... real or photoshopped?

I’ve attached some pictures of them for everyone.http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68426&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-04-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By esmithj333
Re: Musa Nono... real or photoshopped?

I’ve got a couple small ones right now. I’ll post pictures on their progress as they grow for anyone interested.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-29-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,222
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Variegated Florida Propagation

Good and Bad news

I accidentally killed the mother plant/corm I kept for myself.
The compost I used was very fresh and literally steaming... I think it was too much
The plant had not been doing well...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-26-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Re: Musa aeae getting too big, growing indoors

Hi everyone! I have this same question but I'll add a few more specifics.

My variegated musa Florida is quickly approaching my 8 ft tall ceilings - probably a month or two before contact. I would...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,222
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Variegated Florida Propagation

They all should given enough time and care, at least I hope but I'm very confident.
My original Florida rhizome took an entire month to sprout and start growing.

However as I showed, I had already...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-01-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Breeding with giants - The Variegated Tani

Timing is a judgement call based on the approaching winter, this plant needs about 1.5 months for the fruit to fill. If there's enough time for the banana to flower and fill naturally then cutting is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-18-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By Fusion94
Re: Blue Java (possibly) about to start flowering

So, it looks like i am going to get some fruit off this thing. Any tips for helping yield?

https://i.imgur.com/plR8qyx.jpg?1
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-09-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By beam2050
Re: Musa Ae Ae splitting at the stem

it maybe choking. as cinncinnana said, peel back the brown [dead] part of the p-stem. look for a noticeable bulge at the rip. you may have to cut it down above the bulge or at it. but as small as she...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-08-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Musa Ae Ae splitting at the stem

Trim the old dead leaf off .
Plants do this when you pick at them exposing the leaf underneath.:)
The outer most leaves all deteriorate just like what you’re experiencing
Take a photo of the whole...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-08-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: Musa Ae Ae splitting at the stem

My view of it is it stopped growing @ some point and now its choking and the growth point going to pop out some where, or you could help your plant out by trimming it.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-06-2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By Best day
Re: Musa Ae Ae splitting at the stem

First off I would recommend that in the future you put more perlite in your soil mix. Perlite provides drainage and aeration, both of which banana plants like. My soil mix is about 60% perlite.

It...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,747
Posted By nealnick5
FaceBook Group Planet Musa

Hi! I have only been growing nanas for 3 years and the addiction has grown even more after using the FaceBook group called Planet Musa. There are some experts, and novices, just like this on this...
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