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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Fruiting height

I am pretty sure this is the pre flag leaf!
Its somewhere around 9 or 10 feet tall.

http:// Banana Gallery - Pre flag leaf Iholena?...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: 3 months flower to harvest cavendish

I've had 7 bunches ripen and they averaged around 6 months I think I had 2 ripen in 5 months, right now there two hanging, I took off the bottom hand and I am feeding both a lot of potassium. The...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-20-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Donetta

I have a smart phone, don't know if its the same one? saw I had a mistake in spelling. I have to crop it smaller and it really lowers the pixels. Should check into that picture resizer. Would be nice...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-20-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Donetta

The app I have is called Gallery and I just crop them on that app.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-20-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Donetta

For the longest time I was not able to post pictures. But i am pretty sure your problem is that it's still to big, thats always what happened to me it woud say it up loaded it but wouldn't get my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Fruiting height

I sure hope to get fruit this year and then maybe it can be identified for sure, the mom plant is 7+ feet haven't measured it, its in a pot so it looks really really tall. I'll post pictures if i...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Fruiting height

Thanks edwmax for explaining the difference.

Thanks Todd for checking, I sure hope to get fruit as well this year than it might be able to be identified for sure.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-15-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Fruiting height

I am not sure how to tell if they are open or closed? Had seen a post how to tell but couldn't find it fast. This was a young plant so don't know if it is different then the old ones, the tall one...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-15-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Fruiting height

I am not trying to say it is a Iholena but this picture was the underside of the leaf, i can go take a clear picture if you'd want to see it and I did see some light pink streaks on the pstem of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-14-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Fruiting height

[QUOTE]The pstem should have some streaks of purple and pink; and the cigar & young leafs should have a bronze tint on the underside.

I have not noticed any pink on the pstem but the new leaves...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Fruiting height

I dont know if there is any way you can tell how close a banana is to flowering? this Iholena (was marked that) is a little taller then 6 foot and I am wandering if it will fruit in time before...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 157,320
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Here is a photo of a dwarf Cavendish that is blooming, its got 300 bananas on! A little smaller fingers than some others I had but was pleased at the size bunch.

Banana Gallery - Dwarf Cavendish...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-04-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Need help with Cavendish

The first bloom looks nice!
I don't have much experience but from what I have those small ones never get big, They stay the same size. They did turn yellow but really don't have much fruit in there....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-22-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Need help with Cavendish

Because I grow in pots this sparks my interest.
Mine bloomed and grew or stayed ok and filled out later. Might just take longer, the greenhouse was down to 47 and probably quite often in the 50, but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-11-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Transplant tips?

The greenhouse is 40 by 50, the one end of the greenhouse is around 7 and the other end is 9 feet tall, its a square greenhouse, the north wall is two stone walls, they are about a foot and a half...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-11-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Transplant tips?

Yes I already got 4 bunches sizes 98, 50 170 and a super dwarf Cavendish around 30, I also have two plants in the ground, the one made a bunch of 160, the other is 4 feet?
The first two took about...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-11-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Transplant tips?

The corm is the part were the roots grow. Or thats how I dicribe it.
We can get down to single digits and even below 0, I think last winter we had 0 for the low. Yes fortunately I've got a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-11-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Transplant tips?

If you have a dwarf Cavendish like mine, I would say 3/4 is around 5 feet, for me the last part grows a lot faster then the first part, I'll put some pictures in my gallery, the first picture is of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Transplant tips?

I grow Cavendish in pots, my final size pot is around 20 gallons, personally I would take off the pups, they catch up with the mom and then there are two big plants in a pot, thats just what I...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-20-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Dwarf Cavendish Banana help

I have a greenhouse that I have my plants in for the winter, it can go down to 47˚ (not really supposed to) and i had one bunch come out in Nov and about 7 months later we eat it, my second one came...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-19-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: Dwarf Cavendish Banana help

I grow my dwarf cavendish in pots and am getting my third bunch, one had 98 another had 50 and this one is still blooming so I don't know how much it will give, i take off the suckers fairly small 1'...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: I need help!

I kinda wander if it was fertilizer? Instead of the poisoning? But it acted somewhat the same.
Dad said that fertilizer is or can also be a salt based thing, and sawdust is supposed to deplete the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: I need help, an update

I thought I would give an update on the plants, I put a lot of sawdust in the dirt in the greenhouse, and gave the small ones dirt.
The big ones leaves kept growing out smaller and VERY crippled,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-27-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: I need help!

Thank you all for your time and advice!! I really appreciate it!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sarah Brubacker
Re: I need help!

No is has'st been sprayed since then, its not a product we use around here, it was in a box of a old lady and he sprayed it in the greenhouse while nothing was in there, we took that greenhouse down...
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