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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #25 on: August 19, 2015, 05:57:26 AM »
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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #26 on: August 19, 2015, 05:59:04 AM »
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« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2015, 06:01:30 AM »
... and a photo of my yellow araša fruits in tree 


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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #29 on: August 19, 2015, 11:03:55 PM »
In my experience to grow bananas faster put them in a mix of cow/turkey manure and compost and make sure they always have plenty of water and dont let them dry out. Guarantee you will have bananas this time next year from those trees. Their heavy feeders. If possible, to get that little extra speed on growth foliar feed with kelp every couple days.


Im trying to post pictures of my trees the same as yours and their growth every week but it wont let me, so trust me it works.

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #30 on: August 20, 2015, 02:59:02 AM »
In my experience to grow bananas faster put them in a mix of cow/turkey manure and compost and make sure they always have plenty of water and dont let them dry out. Guarantee you will have bananas this time next year from those trees. Their heavy feeders. If possible, to get that little extra speed on growth foliar feed with kelp every couple days.


Im trying to post pictures of my trees the same as yours and their growth every week but it wont let me, so trust me it works.
Thank you very much for your growing tips! I'm just starting with no experience, but i'm confident...  ;D

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #31 on: August 20, 2015, 10:03:52 AM »

i got this as a tissue culture.
Ice Cream
it seemed to take forever when it was small,
it seemed to grow very slow, until one day...
then it took off, its still growing fast.

i had a couple of other plants from tissue culture that seemed to do the same thing.
they seem to start slow,, but once they get going...
they are fast growing and healthy plants.




this is from a neighbors tree.
he had cut it down and left it in the trash (LOL)
it was cut in 1/2, but, it bounced back nicely.
i guess i will find out at some point, if it gives fruit.

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« Reply #32 on: August 20, 2015, 10:41:06 AM »
Congratulations, they look great!  ;D

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #33 on: August 20, 2015, 01:35:48 PM »

Love banana plants. Although I wish each mature specimen produced more than on bunch, it's always a bummer when you have to cut down a large plant because it's no longer productive.
The double mahoi banana gives you 2 to 3 bunches a plant

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« Reply #34 on: August 20, 2015, 01:56:00 PM »

Love banana plants. Although I wish each mature specimen produced more than on bunch, it's always a bummer when you have to cut down a large plant because it's no longer productive.
The double mahoi banana gives you 2 to 3 bunches a plant
Yes, i have one but i want to get a second plant...  ;D

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #35 on: August 20, 2015, 02:48:52 PM »
After a few years, you will have plenty of extra plants ;D

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« Reply #36 on: August 20, 2015, 02:53:22 PM »
After a few years, you will have plenty of extra plants ;D
LOL well just for amusement...  ;)

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #37 on: August 20, 2015, 04:33:19 PM »
I know the feeling, I am up to 9 varieties of bananas at my house.

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« Reply #38 on: August 20, 2015, 05:12:05 PM »
I know the feeling, I am up to 9 varieties of bananas at my house.
Yes, this is getting a serious desise...  ;)

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #39 on: August 24, 2015, 07:31:51 PM »
Heres some pictures of my Ice cream (left) red (cant really see but next to it)  Manzano (middle) oronico (in front middle) cant see my dwarf cavendish behind manzano, and my Saba in back right.




Also my gros michel, double mahoi, 1000 finger, african rhino, dwarf brazilian, and my mona lisa
when i fist got them



a little over 3 months later




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« Reply #40 on: August 25, 2015, 03:49:20 AM »
WOW! Great plants! Thank's a lot, it's an inspiration.  ;D

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« Reply #41 on: September 15, 2015, 05:54:56 AM »
Just got two new banana plant var, Goldfinger and Red Iholene! I will post pics latter...

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« Reply #42 on: October 27, 2015, 04:29:22 PM »
Just got one Highgate and one Veinte Cohol. I will post pics latter.  ;D

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« Reply #43 on: October 28, 2015, 05:16:07 PM »
Congrats Luis!....



Good luck with your collection!.....

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« Reply #44 on: October 28, 2015, 05:30:10 PM »
Congrats Luis!....



Good luck with your collection!.....
Thank's! Just hope to get some to produce...  ;D

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #45 on: October 29, 2015, 07:45:55 AM »
Just got one Highgate and one Veinte Cohol. I will post pics latter.  ;D

A word of caution,
I can't talk for the highgate, but veinte cohol looks very tropical to me. You are going to want to keep it as war as possible during winter.
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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #46 on: October 29, 2015, 07:54:08 AM »
Just got one Highgate and one Veinte Cohol. I will post pics latter.  ;D

A word of caution,
I can't talk for the highgate, but veinte cohol looks very tropical to me. You are going to want to keep it as war as possible during winter.

Viente Cohol is actually supposed to be fast to fruit, great for those with a short growing season.
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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #47 on: October 29, 2015, 08:30:45 AM »
Congrats Luis!....



Good luck with your collection!.....
Thank's! Just hope to get some to produce...  ;D
I hope you do too!

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Re: My first Banana plant... and the collection is growing!
« Reply #48 on: October 29, 2015, 09:24:53 AM »
Just got one Highgate and one Veinte Cohol. I will post pics latter.  ;D

A word of caution,
I can't talk for the highgate, but veinte cohol looks very tropical to me. You are going to want to keep it as war as possible during winter.
Yes, that's why i buy it... Thank's! ;D
Viente Cohol is actually supposed to be fast to fruit, great for those with a short growing season.

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« Reply #49 on: October 29, 2015, 09:25:42 AM »
Congrats Luis!....



Good luck with your collection!.....
Thank's! Just hope to get some to produce...  ;D
I hope you do too!
Thank you my friend  ;)

 

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