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Forum: Banana Identification 09-15-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By Vagetarian
Re: Beautiful red plant from M. velutina seed

It has yes. It is indeed markkuana. Flowered twice but fruits aborted both times, probably lack of pollination under glass. I got a load of seed in last year and I've grown a bunch more since.

Tried...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-22-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By johninbideford
Musa griersonii - Daj Giant.

Hi - I have successfully overwintered a small specimen (about 20cm tall) of this plant in an unheated greenhouse in SW UK. It's now showing growth out in the garden. Can anyone give me a hint as to...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-29-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By Kevin2685
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-25-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,474
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Notice Regarding Spam Posts

Thank you everyone that helped out with little hiccup with the org. Thank you moderators for all the banning and deleting. Thanks to the others for all the great ideas to fix the problem...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-25-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,474
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Notice Regarding Spam Posts

Just did my first thread pruning job, SO SATISFYING! 100 pots deleted in seconds. Not a permanent solution but definitely manageable for now.

Thank you Frank!!
Forum: Species Bananas 09-16-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,375
Posted By PhilMarkey
Musa itinerans var. kavalanensis

Hi Guys,
I've collected Musa itinerans var. kavalanensis (http://www.trebrown.com/plant_info.php?species=Musa+itinerans+var.+kavalanensis) again. Apologies for the poor results from the last time I...
Forum: Species Bananas 04-18-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,160
Posted By PhilMarkey
Re: Can We Clear up Musa itinerans...PLEASE?

Hi Guys!
I know this thread is very old now, but as it seems to be more about Musa yunnanensis despite the thread title, I'll post this here.

The point I want to make here is that, most of us define...
Forum: Species Bananas 10-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,389
Posted By Basjoofriend
Re: Birth of a New Hybrid Musa: Musa sp. aff. aurantiaca (Trebrown seeds) x velutina

Tis is astonishing, that 4 years old seeds still are germinating. I am now thinking about the old seeds from Musa hirta, peekelii and other species from PNG and Borneo. I will try this in Brazil in...
Forum: Species Bananas 10-27-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,389
Posted By jmoore
Re: Birth of a New Hybrid Musa: Musa sp. aff. aurantiaca (Trebrown seeds) x velutina

I am assuming from the seedlings that the cross was self fertile, unless there is more to this story that you haven't been telling. Arr hang on you did tell the rest of the story, I just didn't read...
Forum: Species Bananas 10-26-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,389
Posted By Cindy M.R.
Forum: Species Bananas 10-08-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,052
Posted By PhilMarkey
Re: Musa Formosana = Musa Basjoo?

This is interesting Erlend! Thank you!

However those larger plants could be Musa itinerans var. formosana, but I think not. Rather more like M. basjoo for me. Besides, the smaller picture to the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 29,779
Posted By asacomm
Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

Hello Mauro,

I still don't approve your "Grafting", but I will keep my eyes with much interests
on your experiments and results.

If you like it, I wlcome your mail or message either in English or...
Forum: Species Bananas 08-31-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,881
Posted By tony palmer
Re: Musa zaifui sp. nov.

Hi Frank, I agree… I’m also thinking that the plant I have it may not be zaifui… twice I’ve had my zaifui at just above flowering size and yet no flower.

I don’t think my plant is in the itinerans...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-02-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By austinl01
Re: Mekong Giant is patented!!!???

Frank knows his stuff. I'm with him on this.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-01-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By siege2050
Re: Mekong Giant is patented!!!???

This kind of reminds me of the Canna Tropicana case. In Europe the Patent was thrown out and it is known as Phasion, or Durban. It being a sport and not purposely crossed, it should be thrown out in...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,814
Posted By shawndac1
Re: Musa Mekong Giant ???

These r beautiful :))
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 03-05-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,075
Posted By Bananaking29
Re: Musa Textillis germinated! !

Update !

http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b592/bananaking29/Mobile%20Uploads/20140305_185043_zpsshwvrf2b.jpg...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 03-01-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,075
Posted By Bananaking29
Re: Musa Textillis germinated! !

Thanks James and Bigdog,

Bought this seeds from Zadengigant.nl , i have made a deal with the costumer (a friend from me):08:
There bought al my banana seeds, musa laterita, musa itinerans var...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By Bananaking29
Musa becarri 4 months after germinating.

Who have this spieces and experience?

I have only one plant ..:08:

http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b592/bananaking29/Mobile%20Uploads/20140127_212402_zpsgishkl4m.jpg...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-23-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,050
Posted By Bananaking29
Musa Laterita one month after germinating.

One out 60 seeds...

http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b592/bananaking29/Mobile%20Uploads/20140220_125312_zpsdgnqvbof.jpg...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 02-23-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bananaking29
Musa itinerans var formosana 3 months aheter germinating.

Happy to say, after long trying i have 2 plants!! Out 50 seeds.
http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b592/bananaking29/Mobile%20Uploads/20140127_212430_zpssmtx4g3w.jpg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-17-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,238
Posted By PhilMarkey
Re: Musa itinerans var. kavalanensis seeds now available at Trebrown.com

Answer = 9

Thank you Frank, and goodnight.

Phil
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-17-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,238
Posted By PhilMarkey
Re: Musa itinerans var. kavalanensis seeds now available at Trebrown.com

Hi Frank,
Let me say that with regards to taxonomy, I'm more of a splitter than a lumper. That is – if a very similar species is from a totally different provenance, I would prefer to give it a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,238
Posted By PhilMarkey
Re: Musa itinerans var. kavalanensis seeds now available at Trebrown.com

I think the better pictures are in my article: Trebrown Nurseries Blog » Discussing banana plants (http://www.trebrown.com/articles/blog/category/discussing_banana_plants/)
But I searched my files...
Forum: Species Bananas 07-25-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,141
Posted By Markku Hakkinen
A new Musa species

Gogoi, R., & Häkkinen, M. 2013. Musa puspanjaliae (Musaceae), a new species from Arunachal Pradesh, India. Nordic J. Bot. Publ. online. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2013.00182.x
Markku.
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