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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-15-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,390
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: My banana bunch was broken by the wind

Thank you so much for the clarification on the position! I will definitely apply this to my next bunch!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,390
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: My banana bunch was broken by the wind

Thank you all for the suggestions and feedback.

The reason we went with the single pole is the area is literally like a tropical jungle, no room for a 2 legged prop. I think the single leg prop...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-11-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,390
Posted By epicyardfarm
My banana bunch was broken by the wind

I recently built a support for my beautiful rack of Blue Java banana. But it was still not enough and the inflo stem snapped in a recent crazy Arizona dust storm.

I found the rack with sap dripping...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-31-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Thank you so much for letting me know! I will leave them on the next time this happens. My banana seem to take anywhere from 5-6 months to ripen also. There are a couple of them starting to show a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-30-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

I was forced to harvest my banana bunch a month ahead of schedule because the stem broke at the "arm" where the spike came out of the pseudostem. This is the first time my banana produce the...
Forum: Other Plants 10-22-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Can anyone type these peppers?

I have saved many seeds from my plants and are matured seeds, so I can mail some to you if you want to give them a try. The brown seeds in green peppers are immature and most likely not viable. I...
Forum: Other Plants 10-21-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Can anyone type these peppers?

Looks like Shi****o (damn filter blocked out the spelling) peppers to me. I grow them and they look like these guys. Let's try this again... shi-shi-to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-18-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

I would hate to put my identifying question here, but here are a few photos to show the plant as you suggested.

I think I might post on the other section of the forum to get others to chime in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

I did harvest them green this time. Last year, I left them to go yellow on the plant and there was no splitting. It was sold to me as Ice Cream, was mislabeled, honest mistake I think, but I have a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Oh, damn~ Can it be Apple banana?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

An updated photo of my banana harvest, one week of ripening indoors. Sweet with slight acidity, very thin skin. I love...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-06-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Awesome! I will start calling it Orinoco from now on then, until I am told otherwise. I knew you guys can totally help me since you all have grown so many different varieties! Thank you!!!!

One...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

That is what I thought too. But I also wonder if my banana fruit is not properly filling out due to lack of nutrition? In any case, I will take whatever guess anyone can come up with and I will do...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

I would LOVE to positively identify it one day. I am curious about it being Orinoco or not since the fruit does not fill out like the Orinoco photos I have seen, the fruit definitely good for fresh...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

I went ahead and harvested the 2016 Not Ice Cream - Namwah - Banana Crop #2. It has only been a little over 3 months since the flower came out for this bunch. I might be a little early, but wanted to...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-15-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Looking for Musa Hua Moa

Looks at these little guys go! Thank you again for the awesome pups,...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-07-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Looking for Musa Hua Moa

Thanks to merce3, I have potted up these two pretty little Hua Moa pups. Looking forward to have some homegrown Hua Moa in a couple of years!...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-27-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By epicyardfarm
Looking for Musa Hua Moa

I have been saving a space in my backyard for a plantain and after tasting Hua Moa, I think that is the one that I want to grow. If anyone has corms or pups to sell to this excited Arizona gardener,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-18-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Help identify banana fruit problem

I just removed the damaged fruit from the bunch. Here are some of the photos to share with everyone.

The fruit cut open with different levels of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-18-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Help identify banana fruit problem

Thank you for the feedback. I think I will do exactly as you recommend. Taking those damaged fruit off to see if the good ones survive.

Thank you all!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-17-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Help identify banana fruit problem

Thank you for your feedback. I was wondering about that, because the flower was formed and out while we have the freezing temps a couple months ago. However, the fruit came out without any signs of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-16-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Help identify banana fruit problem

It has been high in the mid 80s and low in the mid 50s.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-16-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By epicyardfarm
Help identify banana fruit problem

Hi everyone,

I was all excited to have my first 2016 banana crop, but yesterday, I noticed the young fruit start turning grayish in color on the skin and I wonder if it is disease or some kind of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-26-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: Ae'Ae' (Manini) Progress Reports

I would love to join this thread with progress. But I need to obtain a Manini of my own first. I need to figure out how to get in touch with Keith and order a corm or two.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 158,231
Posted By epicyardfarm
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Official taste test, compare homegrown banana that is tree ripen and indoor ripen. Both have excellent flavor! Creamy yet firmer than the store bought variety! Love it!!!!

Skin was very thin, flesh...
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