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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-22-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,207
Posted By mari@adams.net
Re: Donetta

We recently had about 14" of snow (more than we've had in many years) which a lot has already melted off, but getting ready for more rain, sleet, and snow. Hoping the hardy basjoos are okay under...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-24-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By imclumbi
Kandarian Update

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64224&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64224)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By Richard
Re: Bananas in the Pacific Northwest?

Yes, according to his profile he lives in/near Rochester, Wa.

SoCal2Warm -- if you are still interested in breeding cold hardy bananas, check with member Gabe15...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-04-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By jmoore
Re: plants from flower bud

http://www.bananas.org/f260/tc-male-flower-bananas-11091.html

This is from a few years ago, but is what you are talking about.
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-03-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: plants from flower bud

It’s called somatic embryogenesis. They take tissue. In this case immature male flowers! The end product is Musa plants! I have never tried and don’t know a lot about it. It is very cool though! I’m...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-28-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Bananaking29
Re: Musa I N G E N S 1st one in europe???

Update from my 1st one! First leave is in produce

http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b592/bananaking29/1A45B242-EC42-44C0-8AB4-B1E2AE1DAC34_zpsh5xdhmtp.jpeg...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-05-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,206
Posted By meizzwang
Re: rajapuri outdoors in Northern California (grow report)

Took approxmimately 7 months before rajapuri was fully ripe and ready to go! I should have picked these a little bit earlier since a few split open from ripening on the plant. I tried a few at this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-04-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,008
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Proper care when first getting a TC plant from grower?

Your correct Druss! They do take a little time and care. I have received many from our research station USDA Tars in that same condition. In Test Tubes or Sealed plastic.

Florida Hills and others...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-04-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,008
Posted By edwmax
Re: Proper care when first getting a TC plant from grower?

No ... your timing is about right. Plantlets out of the jar should be in plug trays for 3 to 4 weeks while they grow roots in a 80% shaded greenhouse and shading being reduced to 60% by 4 weeks. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-12-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By edwmax
Re: Failure to thrive

One) ... A different plant might have been mixed in. The above picture is not very clear to see any variety differences.

Two) ... A mutated natural dwarf of the plant. You may have a new...
Forum: Banana Identification 11-02-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,540
Posted By Richard
Re: Tales of SH-3640's

Bud emerging ...

http://growingfruit-images.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/original/3X/1/8/18010815d664c141ff620aa96690e8e22ee0b96d.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By tigerkeng
Joy Varigated Pisang mas

Re-post from introduction post..
My lovely variegated Pisang Mas.
:woohoonaner:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Richard
Re: Recommendations for a Plantain

Talk with Nicholas Naranja: Bananas.org - View Profile: Nicolas Naranja (http://www.bananas.org/member-nicolas-naranja.html)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-25-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 32,203
Posted By Richard
Re: New house, new chapter

Complete with 9-hole miniature golf course through the fruit tree orchard.

http://growingfruit-images.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/original/3X/9/c/9c986f53bbb55ee91aa667ea4220e77f991676b6.jpg
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 06-05-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Hardware.

A proper flow hood is nice, but expensive and not really necessary for hobby TC. Some folks get away with just doing it in an aquarium on its side, wiped down with alcohol immediately before using...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-26-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Gabe15
Forum: Banana Identification 05-26-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Monkey finger or monkey business

Ya, some type of Pisang Awak/Namwah (ABB).

'Monkey Fingers' is a bit ambiguous, generally seems to refer to normal 'Pisang Jari Buaya' (literally "crocodile fingers banana"), but there is also...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-26-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Swan River Silver Bluggoe

I agree, looks like a non-silver Bluggoe type. Here are some photos of 'Silver Bluggoe'.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=61691&size=1...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-26-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By robguz24
Re: Monkey finger or monkey business

Definitely not. Namwah perhaps?
Forum: Banana Identification 05-26-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By robguz24
Re: Swan River Silver Bluggoe

Silver bluggoe I've seen have been much more blue than that.
Forum: Banana Identification 05-24-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By robguz24
Re: Mystery plantain.

Orinoco I'd guess. So not a plantain, but a cooking banana that is certainly fine uncooked.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-09-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By Hamakua
Iholena Kapua in Ka'u, Hawaii

I posted this in our facebook group last week (Polynesian Plantain Conservation Society), and I thought some of you here might like to see it.

We had the rare opportunity to visit the Nature...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-18-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By Velutina
Saba vs. Kandrian

I have been wanting to grow Saba to it's potential since the 90's, but have not had the opportunity or the climate. I made a visit to Going Bananas in Homestead, Florida this week and had a nice chat...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-26-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Banana Breeding

All wild bananas are diploid. There are different numbers of chromosomes between some species, but they are always diploid.


In theory that's true, but it would the same as if you were using M....
Forum: Banana Identification 03-24-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Gabe15
Re: More a naming question

They are all synonyms for Pisang Awak bananas. Ducasse is indeed the common Australian name for them. Dwarf Ducasse should be Dearf Namwah if true to type.
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