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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-13-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Wiki question

Here is a decent thread with some good information.

http://www.bananas.org/f2/musa-senorita-4657.html#post38531
Forum: Member Introductions 02-20-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By banananitro
tell me when

how do i know when my blue javas are ready to be taken down from the mother tree ??
When are they Ripe ??
what color are they??
Help!!!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-06-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,155
Posted By druss
Sri Lankan Bananas

I have just been given 5 bsnanas of purportedly Sri lankan origin the names of them are: Ash plantain, Curry banana, Kolikuttu, itharai and kappal. Now the owner of these got them from a Sri Lankan...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-20-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By imclumbi
Pitogo Bloom Update

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64213&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64213)

John
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-16-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 232,465
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

I dare not say what variety it is without starting a whole lengthy discussion, but it came from Tissue Culture over 10 years ago.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4898/46347614771_7290da329c_z.jpg
Forum: Banana Identification 11-26-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By druss
Supposed dwarf ladyfinger

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64136&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64136)
A guy has this and is calling it a dwarf ladyfinger, based on its stature...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-19-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Musa var Malaysian Blood

This is a different plant from the semi-edible "zebrina" of the US. I wrote something about that plant, see the bottom of this page "Homonyms" section: Musa acuminata ssp. zebrina | ProMusa - the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-18-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By druss
Musa var Malaysian Blood

Got this diploid as a tc from the dpi. Wondering if its what the edible musa zebrina in the USA really is.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64101...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-30-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Botanical_Bryce
Tall banana tiny fruits

Exactly 8 feet tall yellowish plants with very large long leaves. Tends to bloom close to freezing but the plants are hardy otherwise. A mystery gift of unknown origin....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-19-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 232,465
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

[QUOTE=Nicolas Naranja;319610]

Mysore, displaying an oddity where it reverts back to female flowers
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1971/44687865804_76fc2b14bc_b.jpg

I got one just like that on a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-18-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 232,465
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

FHIA-17
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1937/30472118847_553d826d65_b.jpg

FHIA-17
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1941/30472117267_14c1c27fd5_b.jpg

Williams badly affected by Black...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-29-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By Orly
Hua Moa bunch

Just cut down the first bunch from my 2nd gen of Mua Hoa's. :bunchonanas:
The yield this time was considerably larger (35 lbs) than the last, easily double the weight. I've got another bunch on the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 232,465
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Williams
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1896/43460780695_b0c4dac433_z.jpg

Pisang Raja
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1876/29431008817_52df62f062_z.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-08-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By jgreg19545
new banana tree

Just got my Gros Michel sprout started. It has a new leaf coming out.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-13-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,290
Posted By sddarkman619
My Blue Java /Ice Cream Finally fruited

I have little room anymore where I live to actually plant trees in my yard. I started donating my larger trees to the school my daughters go to so that I can grow them out and resource them as plant...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-30-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,731
Posted By jmc96
Re: Forcing K. Namwa to grow faster

I have a different theory in removing the young leaves.
Leaves are the power house of the plant, they are what nourishes, feeds and pushes the plant on. by removing a leaf you are removing like a...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-19-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By louis14
Spots on GM fruit

I wonder if members could recommend how to avoid the presence of an excess amount of spots such as these. Thank you!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=63183...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mudturkle
How grows your Manzano?

I've noticed that some bananas seem to grow more easily for me than others. At first I wrote that off to location or microclimate. But I've noticed since then that the ones that did well for me at...
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-30-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By aruzinsky
Jordan B. Peterson

Did you know that Canada has laws forcing people to address transsexuals with made up pronouns that you never heard of? If you donít address a transsexual with these pronouns, you can be fined and,...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-18-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,319
Posted By Dvivian
Newbie from Adelaide, South Australia

Here on the Adelaide Plains in South Australia where the annual temperature fluctuates from -1 to 46 degrees centigrade home grown bananas are not exactly rare but the most of the general public...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-05-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 232,465
Posted By edwmax
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

You could try this on your Brazilian ... Enhancing bunch size of Banana through feeding N and K through distal end of rachis: ~ Tissue Culture Banana...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-01-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,256
Posted By Akula
Re: Looking for Gros michele in Australia

I think growing a GM or one of the GM dwarfs is a worthy endeavor since it has disappeared from our shelves. Bringing it back in your garden and reclaiming a piece of history is great and makes for a...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-01-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,256
Posted By jmc96
Re: Looking for Gros michele in Australia

Yes, sorry, my last statement could have been misleading.
I was referring to Namwah as what we know as Ducasse here in Australia.
GM is rarely mentioned, but I'd like to change all that.
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-01-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,256
Posted By jmc96
Re: Looking for Gros michele in Australia

It's known as Ducasse in Australia. I'm keen to try a Dwarf Duccasse I recently acquired from a forum member.
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-01-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,256
Posted By jmc96
Re: Looking for Gros michele in Australia

Wow, reading that has made my Easter.
Thank you for the update, druss. I'll be hopping around all day on the good news.
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