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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #100 on: July 08, 2016, 11:51:28 AM »
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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #101 on: July 08, 2016, 12:00:19 PM »
Banana trees from Madeira Island

Madeira Primitive

 





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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #102 on: July 08, 2016, 12:05:31 PM »
Some sugar canes recently planted




Some aspargus and yam planted





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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #103 on: July 08, 2016, 05:28:03 PM »
They're looking great Luís! The small one is putting out some nice leaves, and that Orinocco is kinda crazy...
Are those Yams, the ones that I sent you? They seem to be enjoying the place.
Congrats.
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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #104 on: July 09, 2016, 03:23:36 AM »
They're looking great Luís! The small one is putting out some nice leaves, and that Orinocco is kinda crazy...
Are those Yams, the ones that I sent you? They seem to be enjoying the place.
Congrats.
Hello my friend! Yes they are beautiful! Specialy the primitive one... the photos don't tell how beautifull they are! Yes this are the yams you sent me... they are great too! Thank's a lot!  ;D

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #105 on: July 30, 2016, 04:23:53 PM »
Hi everyone! I just got 3 new banana plants: 1 Lacatan, 1 Grand Naine and 1 Pisang Ceylon! I will post the pics soon!  ;D

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #106 on: July 31, 2016, 09:54:39 AM »
My 3 new banana plants:

GRAND NAIN



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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #107 on: July 31, 2016, 09:57:06 AM »
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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #108 on: August 07, 2016, 11:57:57 AM »
My banana plants will melt today. It's the hotest day since i live here ... it's +43C!!!

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« Reply #109 on: August 18, 2016, 08:44:31 AM »
I start to do one thing that i saw on internet. One really simple fertilizer, only to melt two banana peels and 1L water on blender and put on banana plants directly... lets see if it works! Another 3 new banana plants on the way, double mahoi + sumatrana x + mona lisa!

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #110 on: June 02, 2017, 10:34:32 AM »
This winter was just terrible. Our lowest temp record falled to -6.5C from -3C! I lost some trees but only 3 banana plants. I just lost 1 dwarf cavendish, 1 dwarf red and the lacatan. The other banana trees are growing well! I will get more trees soon!

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #111 on: June 02, 2017, 10:46:16 AM »
Banana plant list:
Rajapuri, Williams, 2 Dwarf Brazilian, Dwarf Orinoco, Cardaba, Blue Java, Goldfinger, Pisang Ceylon, and Madeira Primitive

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #112 on: June 23, 2017, 04:47:22 PM »
I'm so happy! I thought i lost my Lacatan banana tree but today i discover that it's sprouting!!!
 
And the next ones will be Dwarf Namwa, Praying Hands, Hua Moa and Musa Siam Ruby!!!       ;D

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #113 on: June 25, 2017, 07:49:07 PM »




Here are some nanners I have growing. One of my top 10 favorite foods.
Biodiversity is key.

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #114 on: June 26, 2017, 05:48:46 AM »




Here are some nanners I have growing. One of my top 10 favorite foods.
This is the dwarf red variety? They seams a bit red... Thank's!  :)

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« Reply #115 on: June 26, 2017, 01:37:39 PM »
They are Polynesian bananas. Musa troglodytarum, Fe'i bananas. They are not commonly found outside of their region. They can reach heights of 30 feet.
Biodiversity is key.

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« Reply #116 on: June 26, 2017, 01:48:51 PM »
They are Polynesian bananas. Musa troglodytarum, Fe'i bananas. They are not commonly found outside of their region. They can reach heights of 30 feet.
Impressive!

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #117 on: June 26, 2017, 03:12:21 PM »
Ate some this morning. I wish they were more commonly available. They take a little over 3 years to produce.



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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #118 on: August 10, 2018, 05:04:55 AM »
My 3 new banana plants:

GRAND NAIN



PISANG CEYLON




LACATAN





Hi Luis,
Have your banana produced yet? Was any mislabeled?
I would like to buy several banana pups but when buying from nursery I have the feeling they send you whatever they have in stock unless it has very prominent features since young.

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« Reply #119 on: August 10, 2018, 05:20:24 AM »
Hello my friend. No they didn't fruit yet because due cold weather on winter they die back to the ground for two years. So last winter i dig them up and plant them in big pots. They are growing well now and i will let them on pots untill i can. Regarding banana plants to buy i can tell you some:

http://www.frosthartepalmen.de/index.php/online-store/view/category/virtuemart_category_id/30
http://www.turn-it-tropical.co.uk/product-category/bananas/
https://www.palmaverde.nl/nl/bananen/
https://www.lamaisondubananier.com/272-bananiers

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« Reply #120 on: August 10, 2018, 05:29:27 AM »
Hello my friend. No they didn't fruit yet because due cold weather on winter they die back to the ground for two years. So last winter i dig them up and plant them in big pots. They are growing well now and i will let them on pots untill i can. Regarding banana plants to buy i can tell you some:

http://www.frosthartepalmen.de/index.php/online-store/view/category/virtuemart_category_id/30
http://www.turn-it-tropical.co.uk/product-category/bananas/
https://www.palmaverde.nl/nl/bananen/
https://www.lamaisondubananier.com/272-bananiers


The problem with these is that it seem almost nobody in Europe has fruiting plants from these nurseries, so I can't find feedbacks.
I bought a Velutina 2 years ago and it's now 2 meter tall and not flowering(it's supposed to flower at 1.5 max, usually 1 meter).
Two raja puri bought from a single nursery looked totally different and with a different growing habit.
So I was looking for some confirmation. Many times the nursery is in good faith and the fault is who supplied them.

 

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