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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By geissene
Veinte Cohol Fruit in Pennsylvania

Hi all!

It took three growing years and perfect timing, but it is possible to get a VC to flower and fruit in Zone 6. I have over 8 hands and lots of tiny bananas. In another week, I will have to...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-19-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By AaronTT
Re: Free Dwarf Cavendish Pups

Great offer, thank you.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-19-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By jdha117
Free Dwarf Cavendish Pups

Hi! I am clearing out one of my DC matts and have a few pups for free. I don't want to compost these. All I ask is that you pay shipping. I am shipping out of Florida to the US only (lower 48)....
Forum: Member Introductions 08-31-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Bambananaboo
Bamboo and Bananas

Hello All,
I own and run Middle Tennessee Bamboo Farm. I am growing what I think are Musa Basjoo plants, and I am considering starting a line of banana plants that will fit well with the bamboo....
Forum: Member Introductions 08-29-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Anekin007
Hi 👋

Just found this site. Great info on here. Started my banana growing 3 years ago. Iím from California. Hereís my plants. Started with two plants 3 years ago. They kept multiplying year after year....
Forum: Banana Identification 08-28-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Gabe15
Forum: Banana Identification 08-28-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: I've had this one for years

Based on your zone, where you bought it, your survival description, and the pics, I am pretty sure its a basjoo.
Forum: Banana Identification 08-28-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Akula
Re: Help with identification

Not sure what you have there but it looks 6'-8' tall to me. Height is determined by measuring the main trunk to the point where the flower emerges excluding the top leaves.

Great looking bunch!...
Forum: Species Bananas 08-24-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By sirdoofus

Came across this today :/ - All I have to say is.......DUE DILLIGENCE!!
Forum: Banana Identification 08-23-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By sofl-broward
Id help please

Picked this one up in front of a house down the road, landscaper trash. Live in South East Florida in Broward County. Plant in the ground for 18+ months from just small root.

This one is about 5...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-21-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Iowa
Ensete Red Abyssinian Pup's

I have a some Ensete Red Abyssinian pups for sale if anyone is interested, also some Super Dwarf Cavendish and Orinoco's. Ten and shipping, calculated by zip code. PM me for more...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 08-19-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By sofl-broward
All Leaves die before fruit is ready

Thank you for any help/advice you may have.

1. I got a pup of this plant from a friend 2 yrs ago. It grows to about max 8 feet. I don't know the variety.

2. It looks healthy when growing, and...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-19-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Snarkie
Re: Trachycapus Fortunei

Hi Mick-

Welcome aboard the Banana Express. :nanerwaveytrain:

Okay, so your windmill is most likely setting a ton of new roots (unless you didn't pull them apart. You DID pull them apart, right?),...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-19-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By all43
Re: I just got a Musa Florida Variegated Banana plant

Fantastic I'd love one!!! Show us some pics!!
Forum: Tiki Hut 08-14-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Ebay prices for Florida Variegated way too expensive!

This happens quite often.
The short answer is schill bidding.

A forum member does this.

Check out this Youtube video you might find it of interest.
This is one of the best vids.
There are a few...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Valor_X
Re: California Gold is Adorable

Perhaps? Not quite sure

I'm also growing SDC and that one actually stacks leaves on top of the others as I would expect.
I am growing it in a huge 5 cu ft pot.

My Dwarf Cavendish doesn't stack them...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Valor_X
Re: California Gold is Adorable

There's a big debate whether or not Cali Gold is a regular Dwarf Orinoco.

The plant was originally identified by Jeff Earl as a mutation of Dwarf Orinoco.
It's supposed to be even more cold hardy...
Forum: Other Plants 08-12-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: passiflora laurifolia "jamaican lilikoi" pollination?

This could help.

Check out this youtube video @45 seconds.
Read the comments and replys also.....some good takeaways.

Here is another link the polination part towards the bottom of the...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-12-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By swincher
Helen's hybrid seedling has its first pup!

My Helen's hybrid seedling is about 7.5 months from germination, and when I went out to water this morning I noticed a pup!...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Musa.Ingenious
New Here: Nice to meet you all

Hi all,

I am Fred. I have been growing bananas for a few months now.

Currently I have

Musa Basjoo 5 ft tall, currently diseased need help: Black rust / mark on all leaves and stem of musa...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is this flag leaf?

The Flag leaf is on the left. It showed first. The long round thing is the bud. It will open to show the colored leaves (ake: flower) and usually turn down when the hands start showing. .......
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By smeash
Re: Is this flag leaf?

Yes and the flower.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Naga
Is this flag leaf?


Is this flag leaf?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,011
Posted By smeash
Mystery Musa! Gabe?

Hi all! So I acquired a mystery pup from Akula last year. He had limited info on it, but had fruited it once. I believe he thought the fruits looked similar to Tu'u ghia, but he said they were very...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-04-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Truthmatters
New here

Truthmatters lives in Everett, Wa
My first banana tree is a Ice Cream banana.
Hello you all:
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