Bananas.org

Welcome to the Bananas.org forums.

You're currently viewing our message boards as a guest which gives you limited access to participate in discussions and access our other features such as our wiki and photo gallery. By joining our community, you'll have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload photos, and access many other special features. Registration is fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

Go Back   Bananas.org > Banana Forum > Banana Plants For Sale & Auction
The Facebook Platform
Register Photo Gallery Classifieds Wiki Chat Map Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Banana Plants For Sale & Auction Whether your looking to sell your banana plants for a fixed price or for auction, you're bound to find a bunch of people who will probably be interested. Please describe what you are selling as best you can, what payment methods you accept, and where you will/will not ship to, as well as if local pickup is welcome or not.


Members currently in the chatroom: 0
The most chatters online in one day was 17, 09-06-2009.
No one is currently using the chat.

Reply   Email this Page Email this Page
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-26-2007, 10:45 PM   #21 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
D'Andra's Avatar
 
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Zone: 8
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 224
BananaBucks : 2,658
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 0 Times
Was Thanked 9 Times in 7 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 0 Times
Default Re: Musa Dwarf Orinoco

This may be exactly what Keith said, but here's my version.

Last fall when putting plants away for winter I took a few pups from them. Three of them were from a Williams Hyb. and one from a D. Cav. Of course I took many others but let's talk about these four.

I have pix in my gallery and can post them as soon as time allows to figure it out. The Cav pups corm area taken was about the size of a golf ball even though the pup was only a few inches tall. I hurt my back bad when taking the Williams pups and didn't really get any of the corm and no roots. The Williams pups were about two feet each. They all spent the winter indoors, mostly dry, and in low light. None were really allowed to gain much growth.

The outcome to date. Again these are the potted bananas in my gallery. They are now outside. The D. Cavendish is growing great with really neat coloring on it's leaves. The Williams: One never did anything but rot. The remaining Two are just now starting (slowly starting) to push up and open their first leaves since harvested in Dec.

My point? I really don't know about the amount of roots on the pups taken. From what I've seen, the greater the corm area taken, the better the pups respond.

I hope this may help stop someone who was about to ship a Pstem with no corm.
__________________

D'.
D'Andra is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To D'Andra
Old 06-28-2007, 06:29 PM   #22 (permalink)
Member
 
bananimal's Avatar
 
Location: Port St Lucie, Fla
Zone: 10a
Name: Dan
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 2,388
BananaBucks : 361,463
Feedback: 11 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 4,559 Times
Was Thanked 4,511 Times in 1,385 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 174 Times
Default Re: Musa Dwarf Orinoco

Now I do too!

Thanks Keith.

Now to the USPS for Priority Mail boxes!

Dan
bananimal is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To bananimal
Old 06-28-2007, 11:20 PM   #23 (permalink)
Tally-Man

 
MediaHound's Avatar
 
Location: Davie, Florida
Zone: 10
Name: Jarred
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 5,241
BananaBucks : 1,180,897
Feedback: 66 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,771 Times
Was Thanked 4,583 Times in 1,233 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 2,059 Times
Default Re: Musa Dwarf Orinoco

I don't trim roots, I would much rather spend the ten cents extra in shipping than to cut the roots! I actually pack the roots very carefully when I ship out banana plants...
__________________
Apologies in advance if I am slow to reply to your PM. I suggest posting in the forums for support if you need something urgent.
MediaHound is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To MediaHound
Reply   Email this Page Email this Page






Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dwarf Orinoco Southern-Grower Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10 12-16-2012 09:15 PM
Dwarf Orinoco the flying dutchman Main Banana Discussion 18 10-29-2011 04:24 PM
Variegated Dwarf Orinoco bigdog Main Banana Discussion 6 07-18-2006 09:16 PM
Last Dwarf Orinoco for the year Southern-Grower Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 0 10-03-2005 03:24 PM
Dwarf Orinoco can be shipped Southern-Grower Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 9 09-23-2005 06:58 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:35 PM.





Follow us:
Twitter YouTube

All content © Bananas.org & the respective author.