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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2019, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Paulzie32
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

My Double Mahoi just started blooming last week. PRobably too late in the year to get any fruit, but fingers crossed!
I'll post pics once the raceme(s) emerge
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-22-2019, 06:54 PM
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Views: 180,123
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Looks good and if they taste good, then that's great for Iowa! :-)
What ever they are
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-06-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By Paulzie32
Mystery Fungus

I've posted pics on some Facebook Groups but without much luck in a positive ID. Maybe there's not going to be one, but figured I'd try here too

This plant is growing in a corner of a wall and a...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-21-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

Do you think it ends being the same amount of fruit total either way? Remove some and get some larger ones or just leave them and get more smaller ones? :-)
Forum: Banana Identification 12-20-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

From what I'm reading, it will be smaller. Some places say a few inches some say up to about 6
Forum: Banana Identification 12-20-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64209&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64209&ppuser=22522)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64208&size=1...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-18-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

Me too as I've heard there's a " weakened Polar Vortex" coming? I'll be wrapping it well if I see temps approaching 40F. Hope it's enough. Could be a very cold January and/or...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-17-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

Sorry Steve, Missed your message. The pseudostem is only about 18 inches... Possibly less. I can measure tomorrow but A typical cinderblock is about 8 inches in width and with the half on the...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-17-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: How to ID Dwarf Brazilian?

Thanks all.
now, Anyone have a spare pup on their "confirmed" dwarf Brazilian? :ha:
I can send you a shipping label :08:
PM Me if so :santananer:
Forum: Banana Identification 12-13-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

That's Great! Thank you Richard! GREATLY appreciated!!! Some of the other names sound a bit odd... are there a few typos there?
THanks again
Forum: Banana Identification 12-12-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

Is it a Cavendish or are these some other type of sport and just called SDC?
Forum: Banana Identification 12-12-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Paulzie32
Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

I've read a Super Dwarf Cavendish is not really a Cavendish. Well, I have one that is fruiting. Can someone tell me what it really is and what size fruit I can expect? AND, what do I do in a case...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-06-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 180,123
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Hey Iowa, Was that really ripe like that? My orinocos are still quite hard and starchy at that color. They all need to be almost completely black to be soft, sweet and ripe enough to eat like...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-05-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: How to ID Dwarf Brazilian?

Thanks..... The pic of the Tall posted by Gabe on that thread is one of the photos I keep seeing for Dwarf Brazilian. So, Both Brazilians but one is tall and one is dwarf. If Listed as Dwarf, it is...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-04-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Paulzie32
How to ID Dwarf Brazilian?

Hey Everyone.... I have been looking for some Definitive way to tell if something is Reeeeally a Dwarf Brazilian.
Some sites show pics of a plant with a "Dirty Rachis" and some show a plant with a...
Forum: Banana Identification 11-13-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Help IDing this one Please

Thanks Gabe... But isn't Manzano taller? I was told they never get taller than 7 max but most are only about 6 feet.

But it's definitely Not Dwarf Brazilian?
Forum: Banana Identification 11-12-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Paulzie32
Help IDing this one Please

I got some pics (a while back) from a friend whose neighbor had a long line of these plants along the back of his property. He sent me pics of the fruit but said they taste like Apple and get about...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-24-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Fruiting and Pup Removal

Are you referring to the Hurricane? We had no damage at all. It wasn't much by the time it got up to where we are. I should have cut the leaves off my Hua Moa as it was the tallest and had a raceme...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-23-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Paulzie32
Fruiting and Pup Removal

Hey All,

I have a Blue Java that has 2 pups and I was going to remove to send to people. I figured the main plant is only about 5 feet tall and should definitely produce more pups before it finally...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-24-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Full Size Fruit Plants

Wow... That's quite an endorsement! I may have to move it up on my acquisition list! I've never heard of Neypoovan (Ney poovan) Sounds interesting! Is it close or the same as Mysore? this is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,952
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: 1000 Fingers - Is this Typical?

WOW! Those look Great Chris! How do they taste?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Full Size Fruit Plants

So, there's a TC "american" GF and a USDA Tars GF? Which is the FHIA-1 GF?

And is Goldfinger really that good? The Wiki states "." That doesn't sound that tasty. :-)
But yet I keep reading...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-22-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Full Size Fruit Plants

Thanks pitangadiego. and I did obtain the plants I have based on what I've read about their flavors and am looking forward to trying them all.
Tytaylor77, I have heard that home grown Cavendish...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-20-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Paulzie32
Re: Full Size Fruit Plants

I was more or less just curious. Never having grown bananas or really "Studied" anything about them before last year, I had always been under the belief (as are probably most people... that don't...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-19-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Paulzie32
Full Size Fruit Plants

Hey All...

Now that my collection is bigger than I ever expected it to get... this fast anyway, I'm now wondering What varieties produce Larger or Full size fruit? I hadn't been aware of how many...
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