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hawk_941

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WTB Banana Pups
« on: May 03, 2021, 11:49:45 PM »
Looking for banana pups in Northern California.  Specifically, Dwarf Namwah, Dwarf Orinoco, California Gold, and/or Raja Puri. 

tropic_tester

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Re: WTB Banana Pups
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2021, 04:28:40 PM »
If you're not having any luck here and haven't tried yet, maybe ask in a Bay Area fruit growers/gardening facebook group. I'm part of a couple groups, and I know some can be pretty active and know some people are growing them in the south bay.

I'm also around the SF area so would love to hear your experiences growing them when you get your hands on some. I'm more towards the coast so my weather is not considered suitable.

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Re: WTB Banana Pups
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2021, 11:22:59 PM »
Looking for banana pups in Northern California.  Specifically, Dwarf Namwah, Dwarf Orinoco, California Gold, and/or Raja Puri.

I know it's not on your original list but I have a Goldfinger (maybe two - have to look) that I could cleave away from the mother plant. The mother did bear this last fall, but they're a small bunch. A much younger single stalk Blue Java that I have growing against my neighbor's (masonry) house is a rocket by comparison, but no pups from that one yet. I got that one from a great backyard grower down in La Conchita (Ventura) who regularly posts on CL. A little closer to home, God's Little Acre in Almaden Valley SJ might occasionally stock some of your choices.

Best of luck.

Chris