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Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-01-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,187
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Germination - wild banana (probabaly M. acuminata)

Thanks Beng for the seeds, please be sure to keep me updated if the velutina seeds I sent sprout. I didnt do anything special to get your seeds to sprout, I sowed in rich organic soil, at a depth of...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-20-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,546
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Growth in Zone 6 Connecticut

This is a picture from about 5-6 years ago in East Lyme Connecticut of my dad with some Musa Basjoo he planted. They are never dug up, are much more robust and multiple trunks...he does very little...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 09-16-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,011
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Musa velutina flower

My experience is they taste just like a store bought banana albeit small and full of seeds.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-23-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,322
Posted By jeffreyp
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-22-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,723
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Tampa Freeze

looks like mysore
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-04-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By jeffreyp
Little Prince photo from this morning...

Oh the irony...

I took these pictures this morning:
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-29-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,835
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Bananas for Tennessee

I'd suggest orinoco or saba (for fruit), sikkimensis or basjoo for ornamental value. Stick with corms when starting out is my advise. Tissue cultured banana plants take quite a while to develop a...
Forum: Other Plants 02-29-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,039
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Miracle Fruit

I had a miracle fruit plant in my last house and to be honest I think it was a fun novelty at first but apart from that it's not a handsome plant and the fruit doesn't taste like much of anything....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-29-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,430
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Difference between Truly Tiny, Little Prince and Super Dwarf Cavendish

I can confirm...it's definitely not a cavendish.

I'm from boynton beach, florida and I know the grower of the truly tiny banana plant personally ( she owns a nursery called truly tropicals in...
Forum: Other Plants 02-29-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,287
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: shade tolerant fruiting plants?

elderberry, pawpaw and even some bananas! I think if you consider plants that would normally grow in forest conditions that might give you some hints or ideas of what's possible.
Forum: Banana Identification 02-16-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: banana identification?

unfortunately I broke it off and threw it away.
Forum: Banana Identification 02-16-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By jeffreyp
banana identification?

I am guessing tall cavendish, any thoughts?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-13-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,317
Posted By jeffreyp
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-10-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By jeffreyp
Mysore Bananas fruiting

Here are some mysore bananas fruiting here in royal palm beach, fl - feb 10, 2012

Mysore bananas - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58xOHMq_Wiw)
Forum: Species Bananas 01-04-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,322
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Birth of a New Hybrid Musa: Musa sp. aff. aurantiaca (Trebrown seeds) x velutina

I've tried diligently to create a hybrid with velutina pollen on mysore, raja puri and cavendish...so far no luck...my next try will be with saba....
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-04-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,723
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Tampa Freeze

no frost here in west palm beach...:08:
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-04-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Bee colony collapse disorder

It makes alot of sense, though hopefully nature will find a way for a resistant strain of bees to overcome the parasite.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,914
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Uncontacted Tribe

I'd drop off some big macs on little parachutes
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-21-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,441
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Pisang Raja vs. Raja Puri

pisang raja fruit tastes quite different, subacid, almost like a pineapple.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,887
Posted By jeffreyp
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 12-09-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,389
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Do YOU suffer from Alcoholism ???

Do not be excessively righteous and do not be overly wise. Why should you ruin yourself?
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-29-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,754
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Shortest Edible Cultivars

truly tiny or little prince
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 11-28-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,389
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Do YOU suffer from Alcoholism ???

Ernie & bert on Family Guy - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvUn26ADZG4&sns=em)
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 11-27-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,389
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Do YOU suffer from Alcoholism ???

spare me...just spare me...

Chelsea Handler - Alcoholics Anonymous - Video Clip | Comedy Centrals Jokes.com (http://comedians.jokes.com/chelsea-handler/videos/chelsea-handler---alcoholics-anonymous)
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 11-26-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,389
Posted By jeffreyp
Re: Do YOU suffer from Alcoholism ???

I don't think this should be listed in a banana forum.


found a good recipe for banana wine here:

How to Make Banana Wine | eHow.com (http://www.ehow.com/how_2123156_make-banana-wine.html)
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