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Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-02-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,035
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Free Manini A'ea'e

I'd be interested in getting some for the botanic garden for which I am the Horticulture Manager-Houston Botanic Garden. We are Zone 9b, so generally, bananas overwinter well here. I can PM you, if...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-24-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Looking for Pitogo, M. siamensis, and M. coccinea

Found M. coccinea, still looking for other two, especially 'Pitogo'. No one out there has a pup for sale or trade?
Forum: Other Plants 07-06-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Cold Hardy Heliconia

H. schiedeana is, indeed, supposed to be one of the more cold hardy. I, too, have overwintered it in the ground here in the Houston area before. I have a 'Perdro Ortiz' that I may give a shot a...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-30-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Bananaman88
Looking for Pitogo, M. siamensis, and M. coccinea

Hello, all! Looking for any of the above for sale or trade. Thanks!

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: I pulled out my Manzano.

I had what was supposedly a Manzano probably 10 yrs ago. I recall it being a weak grower as well. I can't recall now where I got it, if it was a trade with another forum member or an internet...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: New owner seeking help

Even if the current leaves did sunburn, new leaves should acclimate to the sun as they push out.
Forum: Member Introductions 06-27-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Newbie in Banana Land

Welcome to the group!
Forum: Member Introductions 06-27-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Hi
Views: 317
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Hi

Welcome to our group! Lot's of great people here and a great place to learn. Enjoy!
Forum: Member Introductions 06-27-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Hello

Welcome to the Org!
Forum: Member Introductions 06-27-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Hello from California!

Welcome to the group!
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-22-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By Bananaman88
Looking for Pitogo pup

Anyone have a Pitogo pup for sale or trade?
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-22-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Praying hands!!! WANTED!!

I may have one, in time. I moved about 2 yrs ago and brought pups with me and my collection has been slow to re-establish but I do have PH. They have just been slow to grow and pup. Any chance you...
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 06-22-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,634
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Why is this Website Down so Often?

I haven't posted regularly in several years but do check in from time to time and have never found the site to be down. Not saying it doesn't happen occasionally, I've just never experienced it,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-22-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,817
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: 'Highgate' and 'Cocos'

I just ordered a 'Highgate' and am looking forward to getting it in the ground and growing. Wish I'd ordered earlier in the spring but as I'm in the Houston, TX area, it should have plenty of time...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-18-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Searching for Siam Ruby

I'd be interested in trying another one as well. I'll put it in a slightly shadier location this go 'round!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-18-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,845
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Looking up in my Texas garden!

Looking great! We did have a very mild winter here along the SE TX Gulf Coast. I just moved about a year ago and took pups of all my bananas with me so all my pups spent last summer getting...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-07-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Searching for Siam Ruby

Plant Delights out of North Carolina typically has them. I believe they may be TC'd, however, and are often very slow to get going. I purchased one from them last spring and every leaf it pushed...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By Bananaman88
Musa mannii

Looking for a pup of Musa mannii. I grew this around 10 years ago but lost my original plant and pups. Traded with a member on here a couple times but for some reason always lost new plants to rot....
Forum: Banana Identification 06-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,177
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Home depot Blue java or Namwa?

Namwah has certainly been a more reliable fruit producer for me that whatever passes for "Ice Cream" in the industry. My Namwah always fruited more consistently and much heavier that my Ice Cream...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 08-17-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Getting zebrina to flower?

I have never gotten mine to bloom and I've grown it for 13 seasons in the Houston, TX area. It does tend to die back to the ground in the winter, even here, so I'm sure that's why it has never...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 08-17-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Ornata Bronze

M. laterita is still my most reliable ornamental banana for flowering.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,746
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: 2016 fruit pictures

Hey, Tristan! Just noticed this was your post. Are any of these plants you got from me? Hope you are doing well!
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 08-17-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By Bananaman88
Hello again!

Just wanted to take moment to say hello to all of my friends here on the board. I haven't been on in over a year and have lost touch with most folks on here with whom I used to correspond regularly....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-03-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: 3rd time to fruit Ae Ae

Same in Houston. We are about 10" below normal.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: 3rd time to fruit Ae Ae

Great job, Steve! I was just thinking earlier today that I needed to give you a call since we haven't talked lately. Hope you are doing well!
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