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Search: Posts Made By: Greg Jordan
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 07-01-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By Yug
Re: Bananas Grown On The Map Locations

Find your location's geo coords, login to edit, add your name to the bottom of the list in the same format as the rest, append your geo coords. save. check map. I believe Jarrod's directions said...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-30-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,475
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Bananas are photoperiod sensitive

I have noticed over the past 5 years that I typically have more flowering in late September - early October than any other time of year. For me that's always been a good thing since it takes so...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-30-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,475
Posted By pitangadiego
Re: Bananas are photoperiod sensitive

So, it would seem that a late-summer/fall bloom should produce a bigger, better bunch, than a late-winter/spring bloom which generally seems to agree with my experience. I had assumed that poor...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-30-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,475
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Bananas are photoperiod sensitive

banana-crop-abundance-linked-to-length-of-day | News | Agriculture and Livestock (http://www.sciencewa.net.au/3754-banana-crop-abundance-linked-to-length-of-day.html)
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-28-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,754
Posted By Richard
Re: Shortest Edible Cultivars

If you feed them enough potash and they ripen properly the SDC are super small but great tasting. What ever combination of fertilizer(s) you use, the Potash (K) should be 1.5 times the amount of...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-18-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: New Colorado member

Welcome from sunny California! I started growing this July with two unknown varieties. I plan on getting a Mysore soon as well, probably tomorrow.
Forum: Member Introductions 11-18-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By laserlight
Re: New Colorado member

i have a dwarf Cavendish banana plant too but its still little. congrats that it made bananas. =D oh and welcome to the forum. thats really kewl.
Forum: Member Introductions 11-17-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By Bob
Re: New Colorado member

7 Years!!! Congrats on getting it to fruit at all in you climate.:woohoonaner:

Once you get one to do it the rest will be so much easier. Lots of good info here so make sure to search the site for...
Forum: Contests! 11-16-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,725
Posted By Richard
Guess the "Bencelest" banana bunch size

A few years ago I received a banana plant from Bencelest (http://www.bananas.org/member-bencelest.html) which he believed to be a Sweetheart. Some discussion and photos can be found in the Sweetheart...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 11-11-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,356
Posted By Raules
Smile Re: Musa Ornata 'Royal Purple' Bloom!!!

All hello! Here the next updating of pictures:

20.10.2011

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=46754&size=1...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-01-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,714
Posted By venturabananas
Re: Anyone have a two month old cavendish or basjoo pic?

Tommyg, if you bought your plants from a nursery (or online), they are probably tissue cultured (TC) plants. Don't expect them to look and behave like pups removed from large plants when small. ...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-08-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,684
Posted By Vickie H.
Re: discussion of bananas grown in water

Here is the origional one I bought in the summer of 2007 this pic is of this year
http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g69/PHPong/100_5648.jpg

this is the one I started myself this is this yr...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-02-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 197
Sticky: Water suckers
Views: 82,342
Posted By sunfish
Re: Water suckers

Water sucker and sword growing side by side

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=44022&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=44022&ppuser=2868)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-11-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 197
Sticky: Water suckers
Views: 82,342
Posted By kelehawaii
Re: Water suckers

Jeff, my experience here is that tho the water sucker itself is a very dwarf plant and won't do what a sword will do at maturity, the babies that appear around the parent water sucker do a lot better...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 03-03-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,575
Posted By Yuri
Ensete glaucum

Got 10 of these seeds sprouted, and of course, I've managed to drop one, and that resulted in killing it. So now I've got 9 small nice nanas. Pretty easy seeds to start with, I must admit.
Here's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,522
Posted By pitangadiego
Re: Sweetheart (FHIA -3) banana

We Be Bananas (http://webebananas.com/bvar-R-S.html)

It is a large, sweet banana. Huge pseudostem, tall plant, large bunches.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,912
Posted By harveyc
How Harvey packs banana plants for shipping

I've been asked a few times on how I prepare bananas for shipping, so I put together this video today while shipping a Belle and some unknown banana plant (referred to as "busy bee banana" in 2008)...
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 02-25-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 187,426
Posted By MediaHound
BananaBucks

I just installed a new feature called BananaBucks.

You earn BananaBucks for posting and replying to threads. You also earn for referrals and for other actions and interactions with the site (if you...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-23-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,818
Posted By Ontariobanana
Ensete glaucum and Musa velutina sprouting

Hi everyone,

My Ensete glaucum and Musa velutina seeds have sprouted.:goteam: After 3-5 weeks quite a good percentage of them have come up. I planted 8 Ensete glaucum and have 4 up now and two...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-19-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 56,725
Posted By bikoro child
Re: germination guide

thanks for all these explanations here are 3 pics to show you how I do
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=8233...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-18-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 56,725
Posted By Tropicallvr
Re: germination guide

1. Get a soil that is bacteria free(cook in oven to sterilize) Or buy seed starting mix. Coco peat & perlite mixed togher is a good medium for sprouting. Get zip lock baggies to place the seeds in,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-09-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 94,093
Posted By MediaHound
Time to separate the pups for the Spring

The following is a step-by-step guide to cutting a pup from a mother plant. This method is very quick and easy and I'm sure if you give it a try, you will be much more likely to move pups around, as...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-03-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 190,716
Posted By JoeReal
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

PhilMusa: As long as your basement is a few degrees above freezing and you don't water, you don't need to take out the leaves. That's what I do every winter for my cold sensitive plants. I just haul...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-02-2005, 07:52 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 190,716
Posted By bigdog
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Thank you for the nice words, Joe and Sodak!

Sodak, most of those are Tall Orinocos, which seem to produce pretty well here. They don't take forever to mature and ripen, like some varieties do. I...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-02-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 190,716
Posted By bigdog
Time to store the bananas, dormant for the Winter

It's the time of year that I dread...time to dig up the bananas. For those of us in colder zones with no greenhouse, we have to do it in order to ever get fruit. Everybody has their own methods of...
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