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Forum: Banana Identification 09-16-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Ice cream from a Lowes store? Is it? Got photos of bud here...

oh ****... not even close!!
thats basjoo which isn't even an edible variety of banana.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-15-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,440
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: My Backyard Nana Plants, 2020

Dwarf namwa is a FATTY.. almost 10 inch diameter at 6 ft. crown height here. that's why it's quickly becoming a favorite, so low and strong but with the great namwa banana's.

the fhia-03 isn't...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-10-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Possible Blue Java

looking dwarf namwa (looks pretty girthy vs. bj)
Forum: Banana Identification 08-21-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Help! Plant Identification/Confirmation Needed!

Shares alot of similar looks as a "dwarf plantain" I have. as fruits get fuller it'll be easier to tell
Forum: Banana Identification 08-21-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Pisang Raja

yes, i would imagine cali vs. florida would be different. All I recall is the easily distinguishable orange flesh inside the fruits. they were good tasting though.
Forum: Banana Identification 08-21-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Pisang Raja

how tall at the crown? The mat I have access to that was bought as pisang raja years ago by a friend is very tall plants like 14 feet at the crown fruiting height.
Forum: Tiki Hut 08-14-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: It's Shark Week

3-5 ft. blacktips and bonnet heads are very tasty. cube up the meat, wrap in bacon and bake in oven or grill.. yummy
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-17-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,241
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Has anyone bought plants from this seller?

his website is posted in his signature on the bottom of his post. i have a few plants from him, all good transactions.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-11-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Banana Pups Blue Java, Dwarf red, dwarf namwah, tall namwah

you sir are a kind gentleman! hooking up the locals!

so, dwarf namwa or blue java plant and fruit... what one do you like better?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: where to buy blue java plants

private party with proof of fruit/parent plant pictures or well know banana farm.. any online shop is probably not selling real Musa blue java.... if you can't find them, don't be to upset there is...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-01-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Two new leaves from the core competing ... why? (With photos)

i'm betting you are gonna have a double flowering plant there.
i've seen it on dwarf cavendish 2 times at a friends property.
Forum: Banana Identification 05-27-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Finally fruits so time to get ID on this mystery Banana or Plantain...

i'm leaning toward the promusa data..

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=66028&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=66028)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: My "apple banana" from florida hill nursery

I've seen plants marked Manzano's at the big box stores that had the blood spots and the TC I purchased as "manzano" also has the blood spots when it was young but they faded away as the plant got...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: received damaged banana plants

I emailed a couple different email addresses and called multiple numbers.. left messages.. NEVER got any replies. sorry but you are wasting your breath with them.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-23-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: received damaged banana plants

I use PayPal because they will dispute with the seller with issues like this. When I got crap from Florida hill I got all the $ back for damaged or incorrect plants. Try wellspring gardens. They are...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-22-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Texas back roads id help?

Yes, would be a dwarf. if there wasn't so much leaf removal from winter damage the Pstem would be alot thicker and look the part of a dwarf in the pictures better. You can also see the leaves are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-21-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Dwarf Cavendish Leaf Clump Problem

[QUOTE=mari@adams.net;331218]Is this what you are talking about? ...This happened to one of my Dwarf Cavendish.....rather than cut the clump off the stalk, I took a knife and did surgery. Just...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-21-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Separation of plant

Water sucker will grow and fruit also, give em both a piece of the pie and have double the fun!!
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-21-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Corm or root rot?

pull the plants and inspect roots/corm.. if mushy then yes it was rot. I'm sub tropical so I don't have experience with container growing but i'm aware to much water in winter is a bad thing for them.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-21-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Separation of plant

wait till fruit is done, then cut off the mother pstem and slice that pot right in 1/2 leaving 1/2 of the mother corm with each pup and replant. i'd imagine that 1/2 of the mother corm would provide...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-20-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Dwarf Cavendish Leaf Clump Problem

Yes, it does happen but fruits normal non the less. Seems to happen more often on the "water sucker" plants than the "sword suckers".
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 05-19-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,417
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Mulching banana leaves/trunks

chop up the leaves so they break down faster and let rain soak through better. Pstems small chunks or if I want them for putting around my fruit trees I cut them 12"-20" long sections then slice them...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-19-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Dwarf Banana Requires Identification

I recall seeing those color flowers in some pics as I was binge surfing the web for help id'ing one of my plants.. I don't recall what variety it was, but i'm sure the pro's will know.. if I come...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-18-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Planting taller varieties in deep holes?

you'd really just have to dig a couple test holes to know for sure. just a shovel width holes at different depths to test water table. If you see water in the bottom the next day its to deep of a...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-18-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Brand new to gardening and banana's

Probably because that's just how banana plants grow when left to themselves.

If you have the time to thin out and keep a mat within check do it, it will give better fruit production and airflow/sun...
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