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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: with a job like this who needs a vacation?

Atta boy. Save the Musa!!! Can't wait to grow what ever is available in the future.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-08-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: White cotton under leaf, leaves

Looks like white fly. Soapy water and neem will work. If you can bring a hose to it and wash it off that will work great. They are attracted to dry hosts.
Forum: Member Introductions 08-31-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Aloha

I like to leave the mother stem to provide energy to the keiki. If I can I try to cut the rack at the very top. Then when it gets a bit older it can be pulled out.

Or with a different practice you...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 08-28-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Can you confirm my Suspicion: Black Sigatoka

I use neem pellets that are 5-1-2 that help against that sort of thing. My main trouble are corm weevils(and pigs). It doesn't seem to completely keep them away. I hate to drench the soil and kill...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-24-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: New to group and banana growing

Aloha!

So you are on the Big Island? How do you like the weather here? Welcome to the group, we have lots of nanners to choose from on the island.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 08-22-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Proper leaf cutting

It can also be caused by a deficiency. I dont recall which one. One of the tissue culture plants I put in the ground is slightly doing this. It should adjust itself over time. Gave it a large dose if...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-22-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Fe'i Aiuri

I'll let you in on one little secret. They are extremely good.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: For a friend

Thanks much buddy!

I am sending him your email right now.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-08-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: For a friend

He's in Austin. He has a pretty good idea of what a banana needs as far as care. I think he would have to try both for starters to be sure they would survive in ground. I think getting quality...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-07-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Juicy Bananas
For a friend

Aloha family.

My good friend in Texas wants to grow some good bananas. Can anyone help us out? Preferably Polynesian types. But any will do.


Mahalo
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Effect of Post Shooting Bunch Spray of Chemicals on Bunch Characters ...

The idea is to ferment the bananas due to the high potassium content. Cannabis growers go bonkers over nanner ferments.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Effect of Post Shooting Bunch Spray of Chemicals on Bunch Characters ...

What about natural altenatives such as FPJ? I prefer not to use harsh things in the yard.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,355
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

They are an amazing plant. I have one tree left that is approximately the same size and sending out pups fast. It gets wind damge where it is though so I dont think it will make quite an impressive...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,240
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Volcano Erupted in Hawaii!

We lost our property yesterday. It really pains me that my collection of plants is no more. Looks like I am no longer a nanner-head. My 50 varieties were lost along with my other ultra rare...
Forum: Other Plants 04-30-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Scotch Bonnets

We are pepper crazy over here. I had all the Ghost peppers growing at one point. I may have only lost the standard red. We like to use the Chocolate Ghost, the flavor is really nice. My wife makes...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-22-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 04-17-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,904
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Musa Fei Aiuri FOR SALE!

Sooo ... Where did you find these?
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 04-17-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: need help after 2 year break

They are a bit small to try and separate. I would gently remove the soil and see how large the corm is and how they are connected to each other.


Or you wait for them to grow a bit and then try what...
Forum: Banana Economics Forum 03-09-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Economics of Banana Farming 1994 Report

Yes. Because Mr. Ha's field was infested with BBTV and he got offered the position to grow cannabis instead.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-24-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Banana knife

I've been looking for one for it does make it much easier to take a hand off without taking them all off. I've noticed some bananas don't cook well when the peel is damaged. Take the Fe'i for...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-24-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Banana knife

They work really well. I havn't got one yet... But I've learned tricks on how to seperate the hands without tools.
Forum: Other Plants 02-06-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Lemongrass

Great stuff. I use it for erosion control, and for chop and drop. Line borders with it so you can easily manage your lawn(if you grow lawn) or separate gardens.

I chew on thick blades when working...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-28-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Picked up a new banana today

That's interesting. The Dwarf Maoli is pretty rare.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-13-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: How to tell if tree has fruited in the past?

We move them due to bug infestations and disease. I typically leave mine in the ground for at least 3 fruiting sessions.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-07-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: easy conveinit way to dispose of psudostems

I simply pull each layer off and scatter them in the driveway to be destroyed. Leaving spent stems around it just asking for Weevil homes here.
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