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Going Bananas

CHAFIN'S Incredible,
Unforgettable Bananas...

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.

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.

Prices have been updated. Please be aware of the changes. All prices are current as of 8-15-2020

Please inquire about availability for any of the very rare or very limited varieties.

Going Bananas Variety & Prices

Variety Price Availability
African Rhinohorn $35 Very Limited
Baccarii $40 Very Limited
Balbisiana $40 Very Limited
Basjoo $25 Very Limited
Brazilian $25 Limited
Burmese Blue * $40 Very Limited
Cardaba $25 Limited
Dwarf Cavendish $20 --
Dwarf Orinoco $20 --
Dwarf Plantain $25 --
Dwarf Red $25 --
Double (Mahoi) $25 --
Ensete Maurelii $35 Very Limited
FHIA 01 (Goldfinger) $20 --
FHIA 02 (Mona Lisa) $25 --
FHIA 03 (Sweetheart) $25 --
FHIA 17 $35 Very Limited
FHIA 1825 * $25 Very Limited
Goldfinger (FHIA 01) $20 --
Grand Nain $20 --
Gros Michel $35 Very Limited
Green Red $35 Limited
HuaMoa $25 Limited
Ice Cream (Blue Java) $25 --
Kandrian $35 Limited
Kru $50 Very Limited
Lacatan $35 Limited
Manzano $20 --
Monkey Fingers $50 Very Limited
Monthan $50 Very Limited
Musella Lasiocarpa $35 Very Limited
Mysore $20 --
Namwa $25 --
Nino $35 Very Limited
Ornamentals: (Flowering) (Bronze, Dusky Rose, Magenta & Pink) $25 Limited
Pelipita $50 Very Limited
Pisang Raja $35 --
Pitogo $35 Very Limited
Praying Hands $25 Limited
Raja Puri $25 --
Red Tall $35 Very Limited
Red Iholena $35 Very Limited
Rose $35 Very Limited
Saba $25 --
SH 3640 $35 Very Limited
Textiles (Abaca) $50 Very Limited
Thai Black (Black balbisiana) $35 --
Thousand Fingers $25 --
Truly Tiny $20 --
Velutina $25 --
Veinte Cohol * $25 Very Limited
White Iholena $35 Very Limited
Williams $35 Very Limited
"X" (Grand Nain) Sumatrana) $20 Limited
Yangambi KM-5 $40 Very Limited
Zebrina (Sumatrana) $20 Limited

Please inquire about availability for any of the very rare or very limited varieties.

  • 2 gal. containerized plants and corms can be purchased on site

If you want hardy growing plants more so than for the fruit, we suggest these: 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, 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

Plantains: Dwarf (PR) Plantain, African Rhinohorn

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

Polynesian, Cooking & Hilahila sub-Group: 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. Email with questions, concerns or progress reports on your banana plant collection.

email goingbananas@bellsouth.net 

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).