Call us: (305) 247-0397 | E-mail: goingbananas@bellsouth.net

Going Bananas


CHAFIN'S Incredible,
Unforgettable Bananas...
Call: (305) 247-0397

Going Bananas Catalog

Going Bananas Alpha Variety & Prices...
all our varieties are large, healthy and guaranteed to grow when planting and care directions are followed.

California residents, please note a limited list of cultivars which are propagated by tissue culture and have passed California regulations for plant materials entering your state. This list is modified regularly and changes with stock availability, so check with us to see what may be ready.

Click on the variety you are interested in for a complete description of fruit & plants.
(all our varieties are large, healthy and guaranteed to grow when planting and care directions are followed)

Banana Blend Fertilizer: 6-2-12 (fertilizer) is available at the nursery only and works like magic on the plants when used monthly.

Going Bananas Variety & Prices

Variety Price Availability
African Rhinohorn $35 Very Limited
Baccarii $40 Very Limited
Balbisiana $40 Very Limited
Basjoo $20 Very Limited
Brazilian $25 Limited
Burmese Blue * $40 Very Limited
Cardaba $25 Limited
Dwarf Cavendish $20 --
Dwarf Namwa $20 --
Dwarf Orinoco $20 --
Dwarf Plantain $20 --
Dwarf Red $20 --
Double (Mahoi) $25 Limited
Ensete Maurelii $25 Very Limited
FHIA 01 (Goldfinger) $20 --
FHIA 02 (Mona Lisa) $20 Very Limited
FHIA 03 (Sweetheart) $20 Very Limited
FHIA 17 $25 Very Limited
FHIA 21 $40 Very Limited
FHIA 1825 * $25 Very Limited
Goldfinger (FHIA 01) $20 --
Grand Nain $20 --
Green Red $35 Limited
HuaMoa $35 Limited
Ice Cream (Blue Java) $20 --
Kandrian * $35 Very Limited
Kru $35 Very Limited
Lakatan $35 Very Limited
Manzano $20 --
Monkey Fingers $35 Very Limited
Musella Lasiocarpa $20 Very Limited
Mysore $20 --
Nino $35 Very Limited
Ornata's: (bronze, dusky rose, magenta, pink & red) $25 Limited
Pelipita $25 Very Limited
Pisang Raja $35 Very Limited
Pitogo $35 Very Limited
Popoulu $40 Very Limited
Praying Hands $25 Limited
Raja Puri $20 --
Red Tall $25 Very Limited
Red Iholena $35 Very Limited
Rose $25 Very Limited
Saba $20 --
SH 3640 $25 Very Limited
Siam Ruby $25 Very Limited
Textiles (Abaca) $40 Very Limited
Thai Black (Black balbisiana) $35 --
Thousand Fingers $20 --
Velutina $20 --
White Iholena -- Very Limited
Williams $35 Very Limited
"X" (Grand Nain) Sumatrana) $20 --
Zebrina (Sumatrana) $20 --

  • Corms or Tissue Culture plants for mail order only
  • 2 gal. containerized plants, corms and small Tissue Culture plants can be purchased on site

Hardy Growing Plants when "GREEN" is more desired than Fruit: Balbisiana, Orinoco, Cardaba, Pelpita, Basjoo, Textiles, FHIA 25

Plants that are Somewhat Cool Tolerant: Ice Cream, Saba, Basjoo, Namwa, Goldfinger (FHIA-1), FHIA-3, Mysore, Praying Hands, Orinoco, Kandrian, Cardaba

Lady Finger Type (fruit is approximately 4-6 inches in length): Mysore, Rajapuri, Nino, Reds, Brazilian, Namwa, Rose

Plants with Unusual Characteristics: Praying Hands, African Rhinohorn, Truly Tiny, Siam Ruby, Monkey Fingers, Pitogo, Red (Macaboo), Thousand Fingers, Zebrina, Kru, GN-X-Sumatrana, Huamoa, Thai Black*

Ornamentals: Ornata Types (all colors), Velutina, Zebrina, Thai Black, Musella Iasiocarpa, Siam Ruby

Plantains: Dwarf (PR) Plantain, African Rhinohorn

Combo: Cooking (green)/Dessert (ripe) Saba, Hua Moa, Cardaba, Pelipita, Orinoco

Polynesian, Cooking & Hilahila sub-Group: Popoulu, Hua Moa, Red Iholena, Kandrian

Seeded Varieties: Balbisiana, Textiles, Zebrina, Basjoo, Velutina

Popular & Favorite Dessert Bananas: Mysore, Goldfinger, Pisang Raja, Namwa, Nino, Brazilian, all Cavendish, Rajapuri, Red (Macabo)

The following varieties are among the rare and limited varieties as well as others noted: These may change often during the year so check with us as to availability. Refer to the very limited group above, in the catalog list.

Please Note:

Although our plants vary in size, you can be assured they are larger and stronger than other companies that use production-line selections. We strive to give you the best possible plant material and guidance for maintaining your new acquisitions. Call or email with questions, concerns or progress reports on your banana plant collection.

Ph: (305) 247-0397 or email goingbananas@bellsouth.net 
Order Form

Growing instructions

Growing instructions are provided with your order. If followed you can enjoy the fruits of your labor in about 14-24 months from planting (in warm areas). We guarantee our plants and will replace any that fail to grow as long as growing instructions are followed (limited number of replacements allowed) You pay for only shipping & handling. If not satisfied with your order on arrival, return within 24 hours of delivery and we replace or refund the amount.

Shipping Charges

Florida Residents: 1 Plant $8.95, each additional $3.95
Eastern States (located east of the Mississippi River): 1 plant $9.95, each additional $4.95
Western States (located west of the Mississippi River): 1 plant $10.95, each additional $5.95
International Customers: WE NO LONGER SHIP OUTSIDE THE U.S. & CARIBBEAN

Note: We do not accept credit cards at this time.

California Residents

California residents, please note a limited list of cultivars which are propagated by tissue culture and have passed California regulations for plant materials entering your state. We are adding more constantly, so if the ones you want are not available, be patient... They are coming.

Catalog

Are you interested in ordering a catalog?
Please mail $1 to:
Going Bananas
24401 S.W. 197 Avenue
Homestead, Florida 33031
Phone: (305) 247 0397

Our catalog is filled with all the information you need on ordering and our different plant varieties.