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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-02-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By bananimal
Another bunch pops!

Another bunch pops! The Pisang Raja has a buncho now. That makes it 5 bunches within a month.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-01-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By bananimal
Re: When it rains it pours, bananas that is!

I'd have to say Mona lisa and Pisang Celon.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By bananimal
Re: When it rains it pours, bananas that is!

Gotta say FHIA2. Absolutely delicious. Just sent a pup to Hector M.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-24-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By bananimal
When it rains it pours, bananas that is!

Three bunches came in at the same time!!!

SH3640, Pisang Ceylon and FHIA2 Mona Lisa. Have been running around to the neighbors giving fruit away. And the big Lula avocado still has over 50 fruit...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-25-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,669
Posted By bananimal
Re: Veinte Cohol

I still have 5 pstems on the VC mat. Excellent tasting little naner! People at the TCRF club like the pstem coloration.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By bananimal
Re: Hurricane Prep for Bananas

If a pstem gets blown over just stand it back up and tie 3 ropes to it with stakes --- 120 degrees apart. It should have roots enough attached to keep it growing. Trim off dead leaves for looks and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By bananimal
Re: Stupid Hurricanes

We dodged the bullet completely!!! :08::nanadrink: No damage except sore muscles from installing steel shutters. Harvested an FHIA2 bunch and will have them for bkfst. Big SH3640 bunch to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By bananimal
Stupid Hurricanes

Well here comes another one! The FHIA2 has 3 bunches hanging and the SH3640 has a huge bunch. I wish the timing were better. The SH and the FH2 have pretty much mature bunches so I'll cut them...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-27-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By bananimal
Re: Banana vs squirrel--need I worry?

I call them tree rats! I like to wait till the first few fingers turn a bit yellow and then cut down the bunch. Then hang it indoors.

On the last bunch of FHIA2 I let it hang too long and the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-19-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By bananimal
Re: Thank you, bananimal. Sh-3640

Nice to see it doing so well. Suggest that you plant it inground when you see roots coming out of the drain holes. Did I give you some 6-3-16 when you visited?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-14-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By bananimal
Re: How Can I Bring Online From Canon Printer Offline?

I hate my HP printer. Sometimes it works and then the next day nada. Had it for a long time --- and one day a new printer (on sale) will replace it. :08:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By bananimal
Re: Patupi question

I once had a Patupi mat. After a couple of years it up and went patooee!!!.. Here in Port St Lucie I'm not tropical enough. However with global warming I might try to grow it out again!? lol
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-28-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By bananimal
Re: FHIA 2 --- What a banana!!!

Pompano also love Doc's Goofy Jigs. Peak season coming soon when it cools off a bit.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By bananimal
Re: FHIA 2 --- What a banana!!!

They also love Docs Goofy Jigs. This time of year gotta get out there early. No later than 7am. I like Jensen beach area the best.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-19-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By bananimal
FHIA 2 --- What a banana!!!

My FHIA2 mat had 4 big bunches as of last week. Harvested the most mature bunch for the Treasure Coast Rare Fruit Club meeting last night. Everyone agreed it was the best tasting nanner they ever...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-13-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By bananimal
Re: Banana Fertilizer

Where are you located?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-30-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By bananimal
Re: newbie

Apply a medium - low - high NPK fertilizer around the trunk of the severed pstem. Two foot diameter circle. And watch the pups pop!

The mama looks large enough to produce 3 to 4 pups. Here in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-29-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By bananimal
Re: newbie

By trees you mean bananas, right? Can you post a pic? Does the mat have any pups showing?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-28-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By bananimal
Re: Pups popping out like crazy, what to do? 😰 (Pictures)

I would put the pot in the kitchen sink and water thoroughly. Let sit till it drains. Return to south facing window. When the pot feels lighter in weight repeat the process. A medium-low-high NPK...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-25-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By bananimal
Re: Pups popping out like crazy, what to do? 😰 (Pictures)

Also water more frequently and put a pot saucer under the pot after it has drained from watering. Where are you located?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-16-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By bananimal
Re: new arrivals any suggestions/commenst

Do you have a heated greenhouse?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-12-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By bananimal
Re: Send Warm Weather

I'm in PSL, S Fla --- also 9b. Why still so cool in SB?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-06-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By bananimal
Re: Reliable source for Ae Ae found - finally!

Yo PRG ----- I didn't word it quite right. By "the last time I got one from" I meant AeAe. The Florida shows up in nurseries here in S Fla now and then. And yes it has nice fruit.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-05-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By bananimal
Re: Reliable source for Ae Ae found - finally!

This is what my first bunch looked like back in Sept 2012.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=50438&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=50438&ppuser=820&sl=b)
Forum: Musa 'Ae Ae' 05-03-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By bananimal
Re: Musa Aeae soil and air temperature

Where are you in the UK? And do you have a heated green house?
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