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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 08-02-2017, 07:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My first banana seeds sprouted.

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Congrats Susan!....That is awesome!....Hopefully they all sprout for you!...
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Woohooo you have the magic touch! Very awesome results! Congrats!
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Congrats!

I will be waiting to hear a taste report on the royal sweet bananas! I hear they are edible somewhat....


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Update on the baby plants. I planted two seeds in soil.
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I planted two more little sprouts today.

Royal Sweet and Balbisiana Banana Plant.
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What's a Royal Sweet banana?
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What's a Royal Sweet banana?
The bananas come from Brazil. (Musa Paradisiaca Royalii)
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Congrats! Would love to see pictures.
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Okay I just added more pictures of the little plants. They are doing great. Keeping them inside the plastic zip lock bags. They really like the moist warm environment.
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I have been adding pictures to the first post. I think I have 16 or 17 pictures posted. I hope everyone can see them.
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click on her name upper right corner. scroll down the new page a bit you will see some of her photo gallery click on that.
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Amazing Susan!!! I always get some seeds to give me something to do over winter! Your making me want to start early lmao.

I will be trying the jars for sure! I never get results this good! I think fresh seeds are the most important part! That is usually the hard part! Finding fresh seeds!

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I ran out of room on the .org so I have been using Flickr. Look under Susan Lau on Flickr to see more photos.

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Very cool! Never seen banana sprouts before! Thank you for posting them.
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Old 09-17-2017, 09:33 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I just wanted to give an update on the baby plants. I have three plants that are dong great. The Royal Sweet plant died. I just purchased some more seeds and I going to try to duplicate the seed experiment. I will update later.

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They need a bit more light they look very stretched; they shouldn't need support.
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OH no! The only plant I cared about died
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They need a bit more light they look very stretched; they shouldn't need support.
Thanks. I will move them into a Sunny location.
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