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Looking for advice i have a banana corm and want any help or tips people have for planting them and getting them started ive heard they can be a challenge to get going i was going to plant it in compost water it in well and keep it in a warm conservatory am i doing it right? Thankyou for any help you can give
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Old 02-02-2019, 07:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looking for advice i have a banana corm and want any help or tips people have for planting them and getting them started ive heard they can be a challenge to get going i was going to plant it in compost water it in well and keep it in a warm conservatory am i doing it right? Thankyou for any help you can give

Danelady.... HI
Corms are easy to start......It is keeping them going is the hard part.

A very good start are some of the very informative Youtube videos.
Keywords.... banana growing /potting/splitting

These how to videos are petty accurate and are easy to understand and to implement.
The videos offer so much more information that can be shared in a few posts.

Just pick and choose what fits your budget and what is easy to do.

Me .....I just plant the corm in a soilless mix let the plant sort itself out...hopefully soon.

Go ahead...plop it in there......In a container/pot and your plant should sort itself out in no time in your hothouse.


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Cincinnana - have you ever tried a mix of soilless (which I take to mean a peat based mix like pro-mix or such) and soil? We have pro mix with mycorrhizae and pure compost along with regular top soil and have been sort of mixing - from 1/2 of the peat mix to 1/3 peat plus compost/soil, figuring that good deal of nutrition comes with compost/soil.
Any suggestions on size of containers to max out size of plant while minimizing size of pot (weight)? Thinking of say a dwarf orinico and then a full sized orinico - what size pot for each if one wants to get to fruiting? (Iyour picture shows what we would consider a tiny pot :-)!
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Thankyou for information Iíll check out the videos now
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It will likely rot in compost. You need something that drains well. Coarse sand until it has leaves is what many recommend.
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