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Musa 'Golden Finger' Banana


Musa 'Golden Finger' Banana (Musa 'Golden Finger' Banana)

My Golden Finger bananas are opening up now. They should be ready to eat my September or October. Photo taken July 23, 2019.



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Amazing to grow your own bananas.

26 Jul, 2019

 

amazing! Andy, you're a lucky man!

26 Jul, 2019

 

Andy: I read somewhere that you should remove the flower bud. It's sucking up all the plants energy. If you remove it, you'll get larger & more delicious bananas.

26 Jul, 2019

 

Lori,

I used to grow nice big bananas every year. The last 3 or 4 years because of the horrible drought here I haven't had any bananas. I grow 4 different varieties.

26 Jul, 2019

 

Bathgate:

Yes, I cut off the male flowers after the last hand develops on the stalk. I've been growing bananas for years...I need to get a recipe how to cook the male flowers. They cost almost $7.00 per lb at the store.

This bunch of bananas is very small. It used to have much larger flower and more hands. I counted only 5 hands on this flower stalk.

26 Jul, 2019

 

This is my favorite banana which I grow.

https://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/184326-musa-mysore-mysore-bananas

https://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/167068-musa-mysore-mysore-bananas-with-male-flowers

26 Jul, 2019

 

wow, I didn't know the flowers were edible. I'm sure you can find many recipes on YouTube. Must be delicious.

27 Jul, 2019

 

Yes, the flowers are usually very expensive in the Asian stores. I'm going to cut the male flower in a couple of days and put it into the refrigerator and attempt to cook it.

29 Jul, 2019

 

we'll be waiting for the verdict!

30 Jul, 2019

 

I'll let you know. :>))

30 Jul, 2019

 

Amazing Andy! It’s good to learn about this, not something we can grow here in the garden. Really interesting.

16 Sep, 2019



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