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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-28-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By Valor_X
Maximum Human Intervention

For a home grower at least :ha:
I mentioned in another post that I wanted to give my Variegated Florida the best growing conditions in my area where I have no natural shade and blistering heat.

It's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,548
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

We have an unlimited supply of variegated bananas but I spend most of my time with the variegated monstera and breeding bananas. I'll make some variegated bananas available for free when I get some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,548
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

You should receive your variegated bananas tomorrow.

Good Luck & Happy Growing :08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57112&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,548
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

I like working with variegated monstera because they grow so fast. :08:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52633&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-10-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By Valor_X
Results from shading my Variegated Florida

After shading my Variegated Florida less than a month ago I've already seen dramatic results

It was looking miserable and having a tough time with the heat. I've come to the conclusion Variegated...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-02-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By Spaugh
AEAE pups

I removed these and have been keeping them in the garage and misting them. So far after a few days no wilting at all! May not even need to trim a single leaf....
Forum: Other Plants 06-29-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Arachnotron
Re: Cold Hardy Heliconia

I have this unknown Heliconia in the ground in the Houston area for several years. It was completely top killed this February (along with all my plants). The last picture was taken today. ...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-12-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By Valor_X
Re: Namwah are Blue Java

While my personal plants haven't fruited yet I found this online

The Blue Java are supposed to have 'knuckles' in the hands while the Namwa does...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-28-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: I pulled out my Manzano.

Hi Bill

We are all on this forum, because we love growing bananas, Rene AKA Greenie, has been on this forum, from the beginning and has a lot of experience growing bananas, not too mentioned he is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-28-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By Greenie
Re: I pulled out my Manzano.

getsue, if you took my comments as argumentative, I apologize because thats not who I am. I was trying to help with the asking of pics and description as compared to what ive grown for a very long...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 08-28-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,847
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Looking for original 'Truly Tiny'

And another thing, all of these mini dwarf Cavendish types are pretty much junk for fruit production as far as I've experienced. The are finicky, tend to only fruit under optimum pristine conditions,...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 08-28-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,847
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Looking for original 'Truly Tiny'

I suspect that the concept that 'Truly Tiny' was super-dwarf Brazilian type was just wrong from the start, and it's always just been another random dwarf Cavendish mutant, of which there are many....
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 08-28-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,847
Posted By sddarkman619
Re: Looking for original 'Truly Tiny'

this:
http://www.bananas.org/f2/difference-between-truly-tiny-little-prince-14624.html
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-27-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By Greenie
Talking Re: I pulled out my Manzano.

Better in growth habit? More vigorous? Then I would agree.

Everyone has a different taste. I like sub acid tasting bananas. Manzano should be eaten fully ripe like turning black for it to have its...
Forum: Other Plants 06-17-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Johnsk9
Re: Mangos Galore

Dan The Glenn Mango is the best for a home garden The fruit is sweet, delicious and just not as fiberous as most other mangos
Forum: Other Plants 06-17-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By bananimal
Mangos Galore

Have been stuffing my face with mangos for 4 weeks now. The big Sweet Tart held a lot of fruit this year and the taste is fantastic. Same for the Pickering. The 20 ft tall Glenn is starting to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Greenie
Re: Potting Soil for Florida Variegated

http://https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/oneeyedmullet/Mobile%20Uploads/2CFF8313-6CDE-41B0-AFA4-F81956F2BDDE.jpeg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-10-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Greenie
Telephone pole AE AEs

http://https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v106/oneeyedmullet/Mobile%20Uploads/E116D09F-CC95-496A-B631-EC9CB29C1C0D.jpeg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-05-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By Spaugh
Re: Aeae and florida planted

Heres an update, the variegated pups are growing nicely now. Ive been hitting them with a lot of mulch and fertilizer and water to make them grow...
Forum: Banana Identification 03-10-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Uganda cooking banana

Matooke bananas have nothing to do with FHIA bananas. Matooke are traditional landraces, Mutika/Lujugira subgroup, AAA genome. FHIA bananas are all hybrids from a modern breeding program. Some of the...
Forum: Other Plants For Sale & Auction 11-28-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,237
Posted By PR-Giants
Variegated Monstera

I recently finished building my Monster Propagation Center and as of yesterday all of the variegated borsigiana are finally inside. :woohoonaner:

I'll be sharing some photos of the propagation...
Forum: Species Bananas 11-01-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,930
Posted By PR-Giants
Variegated Synthetic Hybrid Bananas

When I started breeding bananas I had no idea it was going to be this easy or this colorful.

Top photo is of some offshoots removed from one of the larger variegated seedlings at my breeding...
Forum: Other Plants 10-17-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Monstera

If someone likes plants with huge leaves then this is a great plant to grow.

This is a young leaf that recently unfurled, it's 44" but will grow a little larger before it hardens and lifts up.

If...
Forum: Other Plants 10-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Monstera

I've just recently started growing them and my plants aren't mature enough to flower yet. I'm only growing the variegated monstera and it's been really interesting so far. I got my plants from a...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-13-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Questions about Dwf brazilian

I love raja puri and Brazilian! Raja puri wins in taste to me. Its sweeter and more tropical. Always prune the bottom 2 hands (cut them off) and it will fatten up the remaining hands! And speed up...
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