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Forum: Banana Identification 10-21-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: First banana ever bought! What variety?

Looks like a dwarf Brazilian to me for sure!

I totally agree! Raja puri has a larger bud..
Always shorter than DWarf Brazilian!
The fingers on Raja Puri seem straighter to me and I agree more space...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-20-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By venturabananas
Re: First banana ever bought! What variety?

In my yard at least, when grown side by side, Rajapuri has a proportionally larger male bud and the bunch has a little more spacing between hands. And Rajapuri is a couple feet shorter. Since all...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-20-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Gabe15
Re: First banana ever bought! What variety?

‘Dwarf Brazilian’ or ‘Raja Puri’. Im still trying to figure out for myself a reliable way to tell them apart, as they are nearly the same plant.
Forum: Banana Identification 10-20-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By peacockfurr
First banana ever bought! What variety?

Hey guys, I'm a Florida boy born and raised and so I've been around bananas and seen them around a lot of my life. This was the first banana plant I've ever purchased from an orchid/plant show I was...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-18-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,047
Posted By meizzwang
Re: Dwarf Brazilian Taste Test Results

Bringing back a very old thread, figured I'd throw in my 2 cents on a Dwarf Brazilian Taste...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-14-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: FHIA18 or SH360?

I can’t see the pstem too well but does it have the dark brown splotches on it? If so then it’s sh-3640. Here is how you tell the fhia-18 from the SH-3640!

Fhia-18 is all reddish green with NO dark...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-07-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
I'm going to The Big Island!

So, I have finally been able to finagle a business trip to Hawaii in February 2019. My wife and I put together and audit Food Safety programs for watermelon growers in the Eastern US, it accounts...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-03-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Dwarf Brazilian flower-Zone what?

Congrats! Dwarf Brazilian has a very long filling period! About 4-5months in warm weather! So I would take it slow and keep the temp as average as you can! Don’t look for ripe fruit over winter! Just...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-25-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By peacockfurr
South Florida Banana ID, dwarf braziliian?

Hey guys, so I have a relatively dwarf banana plant in a new house I've just moved into in Southwest Florida. Just wondering what kind of banana this is, it looks most to me like dwarf brazillian,...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-21-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By jared
Edible Banana with SEEDS found in Assam India

I found these bananas in the city of Guwahati, located in the North Eastern state of Assam. I bought them for a review series that I do and was surprised when I bit in to one and got a mouth full of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-13-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Got Namwa

Congratulations. It usually takes about 6 month in San Diego for a bunch to fill in and ripen. If you are really lucky with ideal weather conditions, this might be your first harvest in 2019.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By sandylbuck
Bananas Brindando Namwah bananas finally ripening in Philly area!!!

Good morning all,

First I want to say that I love being part of this group. I don't post a lot but I read a lot and have learned a lot since I bought my first plant in 2015. I thought I bought an...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: I'm still alive and still around

No, I have epilepsy and had recently switched medications, the medication I had switched to basically caused my body to attack itself. Once I quit, it didn't get any worse, but it took a few months...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
I'm still alive and still around

I'm not dead, I'm not in jail, and I haven't quit growing bananas and plantains. I am just on the road all the time now.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By
Re: Japanese Beetle attack

I'm in Illinois and the beetles are the worst this year than I have ever seen....out of the 4 different kinds of banana plants that I have, they like the musa basjoo's the best. They don't seem to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,267
Posted By HMelendez
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

That would be awesome my friend!.....LOL!.....But seriously as you mentioned, Nanas are showing some amazing growth!.....

Praying Hands got toasted , it never recovered, but there is a replacement...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 163,267
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

A mystery banana given to me from a farm on the opposite side of the island. Was suspected originally to be KM5, but who knows what it is.
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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-26-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Picking unripe bananas

I have always used murate of potash and have great results. It does have some chloride. Not chlorine in it and I’ve read a few studies that show plants love it but I have also read reports saying it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-23-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By jengberg
Picking unripe bananas

Hey guys, new to I would like to say that it's refreshing to see a forum that doesn't consist of a bunch of people arguing and being rude to each other. Have'nt seen much of that on...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-16-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By hdynad
Free to good home! Little Prince!!

Would love to thin out our Little price matts, if you would like 1 or 2 please p.m. me and bring a shove when you comel! they are healthy and happy and strong , my mature plants are 3 to 4 ft....
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-06-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By beam2050
Re: Free Variegated Florida

...aye.... there was no rum.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-02-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Has anybody ever seen anything like this?!

Severly pot bound plants will do this sometimes, they keep growing without flowering and corms grow out of the soil. If you repot it to a larger container and plant it deeper so the soil covers the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-01-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By Planethill
My New York Office Bloom

Hey everyone!

Last fall, I decided to take one on my smaller Banana plants to my office and set it in the window. I figured it might spice up the place a little and save it from the rigors of a New...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-30-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By edwmax
Re: Nawlins Newbie here!

You may keep updating this thread. ... It helps to save on computer pixels by recycling and not wear out my old laptop.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-30-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By Valdus
Re: Nawlins Newbie here!

There is no doubt that this is a red traced namwah. I slaughtered wellspring gardens with a review on amazon. Damn nice plant though, came out very nicely.

By the...
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