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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,566
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Ae Ae propagation project

Thanks!

Myself and many other members are oh so grateful that you shared this plant directly and indirectly with me/them!

I will post new pictures in September!

Take care and happy growing!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,566
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Ae Ae propagation project

Great, thanks for the update! We (contractor) are renovating our 1927 Bungalow (after living here for 25 years)...so it has been a little crazy. Ele Ele is doing great and has been shared with so...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,537
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Massive Plants

Awesome, thanks!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: 1000 Fingers - Is this Typical?

Thanks!

Taste sweet and dense..tiny little morsel.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,537
Posted By Rmplmnz
Massive Plants

Back in the day we had 25 foot Saba plants, we had to scale back as it is so much work.....

There was an interesting thread on "Huge Banana" plants some time back, following are links to a couple of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: The insanity begins...

Love this plant!

In 1992 I visited Gene Joyner’s Unbelievable Acres, he had some massive Tall Reds.

Unbelievable Acres Botanic Gardens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: KRU source/info ?

Kru is not an easy plant to grow under the best of conditions, definitely very cold sensitive.

There are multiple threads that discuss Kru, following is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: 1000 Fingers - Is this Typical?

I need to dig out a pic from circa 1995 of me and Don Chafin from Going Bananas standing in front of a row of 1,000 finger plants with fruit. In the picture we are holding the raceme of the first...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,537
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Saba vs. Kandrian

Thanks for posting the attachment. 12.8 feet seems way too short for a Saba? Both are impressive plants!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-19-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: The insanity begins...

Awesome! Did you have the opportunity to peruse his photo album?

Amazing the hospitality Don & Katie show visitors!

Keep the pictures coming and remember to tamp the soil (every day for weeks).
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,965
Posted By Rmplmnz
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-07-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,965
Posted By Rmplmnz
Ice Cream

Bananas - Page 3 - Bananas.org (http://www.bananas.org/showthread.php?p=165332#post165332)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=43463&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: The insanity begins...

Depends on the age of the poop (where they dump it from the pile). We keep everything simple and just dump it everywhere...but not too close to the pseudo-stems. Everything works it way out. The only...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Awesome!

Hello Mushtaq,

I wish!

I took the picture while on vacation (aka Banana Expedition) Moorea, French Polynesia in the South Pacific.

I have never seen a Fehi plant growing in the continental United...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: The insanity begins...

When the rains come you will be thankful for the drainage. I remember visiting banana growers in California that used post hole diggers to dig drainage holes through the thick layer of clay. Soil is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Brian's Botanicals Mekong Giant

Thanks Richard!

Precariously!

Hopefully without smashing everything around it.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Rmplmnz
Awesome!

Kru and Ae Ae are looking great for temperamental plants!!

PJB has those distinctive long thin upright leaves (reminiscent of Fehi).

Excellent!!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: The insanity begins...

Try and locate a local shrimp/seafood processing plant.
Florida Seafood and Aquaculture Overview and Statistics...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: The insanity begins...

Awesome!! I remember the first time (1993) I acquired and read the Going Bananas paper catalog Bill Lessard produced. I was fascinated with the diversity and descriptions of all of the different...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: The insanity begins...

Nice dark soil.....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Climate

Thanks Mushtaq!

Horse poo, shrimp shells & mulch..mulch!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Climate

Adam,
Wow..awesome memory! Those plants were epic. Thank you for the nice words!
Chris

http://www.bananas.org/f2/if-youve-seen-ahuge-banana-plant-19668.html#post237565
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rmplmnz
Joy Climate

Awesome, climate trumps everything! Waiting for updates! Please say hello to Don and Katie from Chris!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-04-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,046
Posted By Rmplmnz
Re: Dwarf green?

I have Dwarf Red and Dwarf Green Red (sport from original DWR corm) I will take some pics of both and post them for comparison (soon).
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 08-04-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By Rmplmnz
Bananas Brindando Re: Hua Moa Wanted.

I have a pup for you..(Free)...in Tampa...
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