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Banana Seed Germination Forum As one of the toughest seeds in the plant kingdom to figure out the keys to germination success with, this is a forum with banana seed germination tips. Please entitle posts like "Musa balbisiana," or "Musa cheesmani," etc. People would then post a reply under that heading, sharing their germination successes (and failures), what materials and methods they used, germination percentage, etc.


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Old 07-27-2019, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Finally Ensete Glaucum!

Finally Ensete Glaucum, I had 2 seeds germinate out of 10 planted. I would of been happy even with 1 but 2 is better, going strong and put out their 1st leaf too. . Still hopefully I might get a couple more. I also have Musa Itinerans seeds sprouting, way to soon too tell on that one. Fingers crossed!

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Hi Darla,
Congratulations on your two seedlings, I just clicked your flic link and I'm so impressed with your collection, what medium are you using in the pots it looks very sandy?
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Congrats Darla!......
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Hi Darla,
Congratulations on your two seedlings, I just clicked your flic link and I'm so impressed with your collection, what medium are you using in the pots it looks very sandy?
Cheers Darryl

Thanks Darryl for the nice compliment, I use a mixture of sand and perlite on most all my young potted plants.

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Thanks Hector, I told you when I grow up I want to be just like you, heha
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i clicked through for a while too...
nice collection and garden!

that is one huge leaf in the foreground in this pic:
Taken on June 22, 2019

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edit: how long did they take to germinate?

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i clicked through for a while too...
nice collection and garden!

that is one huge leaf in the foreground in this pic:
Taken on June 22, 2019

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edit: how long did they take to germinate?
That big leaf is on Blue Java, some of her leaves are as tall as me, lol
Germinated in about 6 weeks
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congrats on the ensete's. looks healthy.

you've been a busy girl yard looks fantastic!
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Aweeee thanks Master Beam that means a lot coming from you

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Update! Pushed out 2 more leaves

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