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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-15-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,851
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: California-Croatia

The only varieties for 9, as said, are Carica Pentagona (babacus) and Carica Quercifolia (oak-leaved papaya). Both have fruits quite different from what is generally meant by "papaya". However they...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-10-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,813
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Orinoco or Basjoo?

Thanks to all. It is a good news to me if they are not basjoos, for I can hope they are edible types. Notwithstanding I would lovely care for them also if they are basjoo...:0517:

In any case, I...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-09-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,813
Posted By Kalabrian
Orinoco or Basjoo?

Dear friends

in the course of time I got several plants from people who grew them around me. These plants where grown on the coast or valley or foothills and thus the mother plants of course bore...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-07-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By Kalabrian
Ice Cream, quickest growing?

Greetings to all

At this page:
Fastest Growing bananas - Banana Forum - GardenWeb (http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/banana/msg1211211917160.html)

it is reported that a Ice cream banana grew...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-07-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,851
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: California-Croatia

Dalmatian, I strongly disagree that your climate can be compared to that of California, and neither mine who am more south than you.

First of all California itself has a range of different climates,...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-16-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,260
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Ensete Maurelii Hardiness

Thanks Jack, always punctual

I know the plant is from Ethiopia, because I have been to Ethiopia and all of my life centers on Ethiopia for various deep reasons. However what you say about hardiness...
Forum: European Section 06-12-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,483
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Blue Java on Ebay

kältetolerante Frucht Banane Musa Ice cream °°selten°° su eBay.it Exoten, Pflanzen, Bäume Sträucher, Garten...
Forum: European Section 06-12-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,483
Posted By Kalabrian
Blue Java on Ebay

On the German ebay there are some Blue java at sale right now. The price is around 12 euro if someone interested. The man is from Germany. It is rare to find this plant in Europe so I just thought to...
Forum: European Section 05-03-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,912
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Call for European members

Jack, I understand what you report concerning institutions and bureacucracy in your country, and I agree that it can be worse than here. The point, however, is that Italy is accepted in the mind of...
Forum: European Section 05-03-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,912
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Call for European members

Chong, as our friends say, unfortunately there are lots of problems.

Few weeks ago, while searching for a Blue Java, which is my dream to find it yet, I wrote to a nursery in the Usa which was said...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,465
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Big things goin' on! Photos of Kalabrian CV!

Very simply, Gabe, what there is special is that it is not a Orinoco. Because this plant is here much before somebody discovered and classified the Orinoco as a species. These are not plants bought...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,465
Posted By Kalabrian
Big things goin' on! Photos of Kalabrian CV!

Photos taken in Calabria:

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/rr125/zereghennet/estate%202008/th_calabriacascodibanane.jpg...
Forum: European Section 05-01-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,912
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Call for European members

I am from Calabria, far south of Italy. It is a good idea to get in touch, also because to acquire plants from the Us is almost impossible.

I take the occasion to tell you I am looking for Ice Cream...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-08-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,959
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Super-hardy bananas in Israel?

Greetings to all

Dotan, the news in the article concerning the climatic conditions of certain kibbutzim are true. In fact after time I continued my reasearch writing to the person featured in the...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-23-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,959
Posted By Kalabrian
Super-hardy bananas in Israel?

Greetings

In another thread I posted an article to be discussed together. However I think many did not see it because it was in my presentation thread.

The article refers to a farmer in New Zealand...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-21-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,071
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Mediterranean new member

Greetings

Maybe I expressed myself in a wrong way: mentioning that I have interests in Israel I did not mean that I have commercial activities there. I only meant that I would be very interested in...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-09-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,071
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Mediterranean new member

Apart from all these considerations,

yesterday I went for a quick visit to my banana plant on the coast (30 km from where I live on the hills), also because I still had to pick lemons in the same...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-09-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,071
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Mediterranean new member

Greetings to all,

I thank all of you for the warm welcome and the kind interest.

I am also glad that you appreciated the introduction in spite of its lenght and of my questionable...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-08-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,816
Posted By Kalabrian
Re: Hill Banana ("Pahari kela") from India

Greetings to all

I personally tried to contact the Dr., but I did not receive any answer until now. Anyway I would like to participate in the purchase, even if I live in Europe, I think once the...
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