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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-04-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Luzzo
Re: Cavendish After a thunderstorm

Well its done
I removed the tree and its inside
The house, literally i had watery eyes
While i was cutting the leaves

https://flic.kr/p/2mu5zoo

https://flic.kr/p/2mGjYgy

https://flic.kr/p/2mGfLwf
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-03-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

those ones in the front yard were babies in the spring.. so none
hopefully my dormant storing attempt goes a little more smoothly this time
it would be nice to plant some big stems out in the...
Forum: Other Plants 11-03-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By aruzinsky
Starting 8 New Heliconias

http://www.general-cathexis.com/images/8NewHeliconia11-3-21.jpg

See the 7 pots with pseudostems/rhizomes in the row closest to the camera. I got them from two Etsy sellers in Puerto Rico and they...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-24-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

i thought i would have more room in the basement this year because the plan is to have some in the hallway but i still have a fairly crowded basement... still trying to get them organized in there...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-19-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By wstrickland1
Rose

Got it from Aaron a bit ago and it was a little slow starting but in the last few days it's been plumping up and pushing a leaf. Can't wait until spring gets here, although it's low 80s w/ overnight...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-13-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 211,697
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

So I was out of town for a few days during which we had a bit of a frost, and I came back to this:

My two dwarf (super dwarf?) somethings - the two black plants in the foreground - and my Dwarf...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-10-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

thank you both!
new page needs new pics!

you can see there are some leaves yellowing
especially on the hua moa which is ready to throw in the towel i think
it is probably the most cold sensitive one...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-08-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Janelle525
Re: Goldfinger bunch

They ripened! Went from starchy to ripe in a day. They taste and smell almost exactly like the Manzano from the grocery store. Very surprised by that. Didn't know goldfinger had a subacid flavor. I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 218,515
Posted By Akula
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Goldfinger!

The bud was 23 inches long. The fingers are pretty long in comparison with my other banana plants. The first hand contains 16...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-03-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

i moved a tomato plant out of the way to show the thai black a little better
https://i.ibb.co/hZc6CHN/IMG-0484.jpg

here are the plants out front
i noticed the mystery seedling has matured to the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-28-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By mari@adams.net
Re: Veinte Cohol Fruit in Pennsylvania

Great news....takes dedication to get one to fruit in zone 6. I'm in Illinois and got an Orinoco to fruit. Took a couple years, stored it in the basement and it ripened the next year. Not many...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-27-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By geissene
Re: Veinte Cohol Fruit in Pennsylvania

Thanks guys! The fruits are filling in even with the cool and short days....

Mike - Actually I flowered and fruited 4, The other is "velutina like" but the fruits aren't fuzzy. I also flowered a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By geissene
Veinte Cohol Fruit in Pennsylvania

Hi all!

It took three growing years and perfect timing, but it is possible to get a VC to flower and fruit in Zone 6. I have over 8 hands and lots of tiny bananas. In another week, I will have to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,494
Posted By Akula
Re: Patupi!!!

Update September 19, 2021

Yes! Hurrah! Finally!

Patupi flowered this week at a height of 114" or 9 1/2'!

The pics below are from today. The flower is kind of weird looking compared to other...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-16-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

https://i.ibb.co/K7SbL7C/IMG-0245.jpg
i pruned the male flower bud off

https://i.ibb.co/FstpkwT/IMG-0247.jpg
i put a balbisiana seedling next to the mekong giant to compare growth rate
surprisingly...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-15-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 21,780
Posted By luisport
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

Pawpaw's season...

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-14-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Iowa
Musa 'Onemeal'

My Kokopo has one banana :08:, I will get One meal. That's more than 30+ other plant's in the yard though. :ha:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=67891...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-08-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Akula
Re: Virupakshi/Indian Hill Banana

Harvested my first Virupakshi bunch. I harvested green after three or four fingers split. After hanging they began to turn yellow in a week.

I began to consume these bananas in earnest when they...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By sandylbuck
Flood Irrigation and Banana Plant Location (and Citrus tree location)

Recently moved from PA to Southern TX. I have flood irrigation access for my yard and all I know about it at this point is that I can turn it on and turn it off. When I turn it on to irrigate the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 21,780
Posted By luisport
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

I just got one hill banana from Himachal Pradesh (Himalayan Mountain) and one Musa x Fruit that is a cold hardy, fast growing and 2,5m banana variety.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
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: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 368
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Hello, pics of my naners.

All of your "zebrina" appear to be Cavendish.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-01-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

starting to see bananas!
https://i.ibb.co/Hx3MDsV/IMG-0104.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,763
Posted By wstrickland1
Re: A few shots from around the yard

April 17

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51296757994_39269e1dfd_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/gp/190322723@N05/7TH6Z6)20210417_120055 (https://www.flickr.com/gp/190322723@N05/7TH6Z6) by William...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

i went out of town for a week and some friends watered for me while i was gone and during that time my pisang keling got knocked over
one good thing i noticed a couple days ago is that my hua moa is...
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