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Old 07-17-2008, 12:51 AM   #21 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: Wanted: Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant'

Been searching the woods now and then for wild nanners, those things are everywhere. I thought they were a kind of weed, until I began to see how many people have them in the northern zones. They are tropical looking but they get way too big for my yard.

Btw, I agree with growing on high water tables. But how do the bananas do it? I mean, if the soil stays wet than the roots rot. Yet, I know of a couple places where the nanas are only inches from the water and still fruiting?
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Old 07-29-2008, 01:15 PM   #22 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: Wanted: Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant'

I bought one from eBay last week. The seller still has more to sell.

Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant' Zone 7 hardy - eBay (item 230274174488 end time Jul-29-08 14:32:04 PDT)
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:22 PM   #23 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: Wanted: Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant'

Chris - I know bananas with wet feet have been discussed on another thread, but I think that if the temperatures are high enough, they can take a lot of water. I have some dwarf cavendish that grow where the water from the swimming pool flows when the filter is backwashed 3 times a week. VERY wet feet and chlorine etc but quite happy, in fact just flowering - but of course the temperature here is HOT day and night and very high humidity.

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Old 08-22-2008, 10:13 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Default Re: Wanted: Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant'

Plant Delights Nursery also sells this variety.
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Old 08-27-2008, 12:23 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I bought 5 seeds on Ebay for the Steroidal Giant. I will let you know how germination goes.

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Old 08-27-2008, 12:42 PM   #26 (permalink)
 
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Ed, good luck with your Tetrapanax papyrifera seeds.
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Default Re: Wanted: Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant'

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Been searching the woods now and then for wild nanners, those things are everywhere. I thought they were a kind of weed, until I began to see how many people have them in the northern zones. They are tropical looking but they get way too big for my yard.

Btw, I agree with growing on high water tables. But how do the bananas do it? I mean, if the soil stays wet than the roots rot. Yet, I know of a couple places where the nanas are only inches from the water and still fruiting?

Yes, I know a couple locations where these guys grow wild and thick around my neighborhood. When I was in Georgia and saw what they were being sold for, I was astonished. They're everywhere here!
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Default Re: Wanted: Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant'

Plants Delights does sell them, they just got Tetrapanax papyrifera but they still are sold out of Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant'. When they start selling Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Steroidal Giant' again, let me know! Thanx!
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