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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-18-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: A'ea'e Breeding Program

Pseudostem 20"

Very short petioles


Nov 17, 22
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=53235&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=53235)
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-05-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,872
Posted By Dartolution
Re: Dwarf Namwah update

https://www.palmtalk.org/forum/uploads/monthly_2022_11/IMG_1315.JPG.ae68e9f650f0c84f55b5b17b49c02091.JPG

Would have been nice...
Counted 18 on that hand alone.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-29-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: A'ea'e Breeding Program

This little a'ea'e will be ready to hand pollinate in about 8 months. :08:

Breeding with short cycle bananas like the a'ea'e will hopefully produce new varieties that are semi cold hardy with even...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-22-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By PR-Giants
A'ea'e Breeding Program

The A'ea'e is a very female fertile cultivated variety that will easily produce viable seeds when pollinated.

I'll be sharing offshoots of some of these new non-variegated varieties produced from...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-14-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,872
Posted By Dartolution
Re: Dwarf Namwah update

A few days ago I noticed a flag leaf, and today we have a flower forming.
Unfortunately this came at the wrong time of year, and I don't expect bananas from it. Would have been nice however. It does...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-10-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,872
Posted By Dartolution
Re: Dwarf Namwah update

A few months later and here it is.
A little over 6 ft of pseudostem, and 7 pups surrounding it.
I am not removing the pups and instead letting them mature around it....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-05-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,511
Posted By luisport
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

That's great your banana tree is fruiting on right station... by bunch suffered a lot with late cold and many bananas died. I still have bananas there but i think they will not grow more and fill......
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-05-2022, 04:49 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,511
Posted By Dalmatiansoap
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

Any updates on this? Mine is going to fruit any day now.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-29-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,515
Posted By subsonicdrone
container bananas 2022

i brought the plants out a couple days ago and took some "before" pics
https://i.ibb.co/0hVdv3V/IMG-2372.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/pKDkpXq/IMG-2373.jpg

new addition, a gift from a friend, zebrina...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-23-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Jpans4hands
Re: Is my indoor banana flowering?

Yes, I have a Spider Farmer SF1000D, it is only allowed to be on at night as the trees are in the living room and it bothers the roommates Į\_(ツ)_/Į
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-22-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Jpans4hands
Is my indoor banana flowering?

And what can I do for best fruiting? Continue to fertilize and give it as much light as possible? Anything else?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68233&size=1
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-30-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: deep burying a corm 3-5 ft under ground?

What you're describing I refer to as the "Dumbbell Effect" and it can be used very productively for macropropagation.

Basically a rhizome planted too deeply will self adjust the location of it's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Valor_X
Check out this Truly Tiny growth node

By pure coincidence I perfectly separated a growth node while I was removing pups from my Truly Tiny.
I didn't even notice it until a couple of days later when I saw it sticking out of the soil.
I'm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Flag leaf or no?

doesnt look like it to me
looks like it is choking slightly
if you are in the northern hemisphere then it should sort itself out soon enough as the days get longer
looks good/fine
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-10-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By tai haku
Flag leaf or no?

My dwarf Brazilian has thrown an unusually small leaf. I’d welcome thoughts as to whether it’s a flag leaf or not - pics below
https://flic.kr/p/2ndBnsj

https://flic.kr/p/2ndBntr
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-04-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,511
Posted By luisport
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

If you get banans on zone 6, that's a great achivement! Congratulations!
My banana bunch continue to grow but we got late cold weather, so the first hand and most exposed bananas died. The rest is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-03-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,511
Posted By luisport
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-12-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By 75north
Re: Gros Michel fruiting in Central Florida

I just remembered I hadn't updated this with a taste report!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68153&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-08-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,511
Posted By luisport
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,511
Posted By luisport
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

My Da Jiao banana tree is finally pushing the flower bud!...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-13-2022, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By tai haku
Re: Dwarf orinocco flowering in Britain

Taking this as an opportunity to update on the full collection:
The flower wonít progress (itís literally flowering 6 inches up from a cut stem) with no leaves) but the bigger stems are looking good...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-05-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By tai haku
Re: Dwarf orinocco flowering in Britain

Thank you! I canít hear it - and I havenít monitored max - min temps (as much out of fear of what I might see as anything) but weíve only had one frost so far this year outside so still very mild and...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-05-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By tai haku
Re: Dwarf orinocco flowering in Britain

An update on these as at a couple of days ago
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68131&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By 75north
Gros Michel fruiting in Central Florida

Hey all, I'm excited to say that my Gros Michel has sent up a flag leaf, earlier than I was anticipating!:woohoonaner:

All the sudden I've got delusions of grandeur after previously resigning...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-25-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By tai haku
Dwarf orinocco flowering in Britain

So at the end of last year I was really hoping to get a flower this year on either my dwarf orinocco or dwarf namwah. I grow in an old commercial tomato greenhouse on Guernsey in the British Channel....
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