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Forum: Banana Identification 01-14-2020, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Cosmo
Mislabeled purchase. Any ideas on variety?

This one was labeled as Praying Hands, but unfortunately ended up being a different variety. Any ideas on the ID? Top psuedostem is roughly 12...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-04-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 184,813
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Pretty disappointed as this appears not to be Praying Hands. Especially since it was purchased from a reputable place. Any ideas on the ID? Top psuedostem is roughly 12...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-02-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 184,813
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Interesting. I purchased this one, like many from my collection, from Going Bananas in Homestead, FL. I guess people make mistakes sometimes but strange to think they mislabeled these. This is my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-31-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 184,813
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Praying Hands

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=65691&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=65691&ppuser=28955)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-23-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 184,813
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Have a lot going on for my backyard. Thanks to all those who helped with some mystery IDs.

Dwarf Cavendish
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Forum: Banana Identification 11-13-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Cosmo
Re: Banana ID Help. Some dwarf variety?

Trunk is roughly 8-10 inches in diameter :bananas_b

If it helps at all, leaves had red markings when it was first planted. The only other variety I've had that with is Goldfinger. Also, it's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-13-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 143,928
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

First bunch of Reds coming in. Would like to know when most would recommend harvesting. They're starting to turn green, but wasn't sure how long to wait. Perhaps until there's yellowing too?

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Forum: Banana Identification 11-13-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Cosmo
Banana ID Help. Some dwarf variety?

Greetings. I've had this one for just over a year. Seems to be a dwarf variety, as my Reds, Praying Hands, Blue Java have all surpassed this one's height. Measures about 4 1/2 - 5 ft at the top...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-22-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 184,813
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

6-2-12 blend fertilizer. Purchased from Going Bananas in Homestead, FL in addition to most of my plants :08:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-22-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 184,813
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Red planted about a year ago

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=65354&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=65354&ppuser=28955)

Orinoco planted around the same...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Cosmo
Hurricane Prep for Bananas

Greetings all. With Hurricane Dorian coming in, I'm hoping for the least impact possible but also preparing for the worst. As far as banana plants are concerned, is there anything I can do to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 143,928
Posted By Cosmo
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Believe these Orinoco are about ready for harvesting. Any suggestions of harvesting now or waiting for more yellowing? \

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Forum: Banana Identification 01-01-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By Cosmo
Another Mystery ID

I've been enjoying growing a nice variety but this is one of two types I have that is unidentified. Purchased off a random Redlands nursery. The owner said it may be Mona Lisa but had to google it...
Forum: Banana Identification 01-01-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Cosmo
Re: Banana Plant & Fruit ID

Thank you all for the replies. It does seem like an orinoco from more of the research I've done. What gives me pause is the flowers were primarily yellow with hints of purple and other pics I've...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-23-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Cosmo
Banana Plant & Fruit ID

Purchased this unidentified plant off someone in the Redlands last year. Fruits emerged late September. Any thoughts? Feedback is...
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