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Old 05-11-2009, 08:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Hi All,
I've never planted bananas but after reading about them I'm excited to get started. Looking to plant around a swimming pool along with some palms.

Starting with the Bajoo, a Musella Lasioearpa and maybe a Colocasia Gigantea for kicks just cause the leaves are big.

Any one have comments or advice for me. I'm in Westminster Maryland, just west of Baltimore.
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Old 05-12-2009, 08:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Welcome, I just joined too & starting to look into types I want to grow

I lived in Maryland ('78)- over in Pasadena - East coast near the water
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Welcome! The basjoo will most likely do just fine, but you'll want to put the others in pots, and C. gigantea will need to be treated like a tulip or other bulb (ie dig it up in the fall and put it in cold storage until the next season).
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Welcome to the organization Ron!

Lorax knows banana growing in cold climates, so if she says treat it this way, do it.

I hail from a warm region and have no cold weather growing experience, but I wish you well in your endevors. Once again, Wlecome!!
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Welcome Ron , you've made some great choices. There are other members in your area who will surely say hello soon. Good luck.
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Welcome to the .org. I'm a newbie to the forum also and definetly have the banana fever. Between reading all the postings here and watching my nana trees grow I want to get more and more.

You will find alot of answers to your questions here
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welcome. I live in Canada and have just joined the club. You will love it
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