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 Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer
The Facebook Platform
Register Photo Gallery Classifieds Wiki Chat Map Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer This forum is an area where you may discuss the soil to grow banana plants in, as well as soil additives such as teas, composts, manures, fertilizers and related topics.


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 08-12-2009, 12:34 AM   #41 (permalink)
Retired.
 
Richard's Avatar
 
Location: Vista, CA
Zone: USDA 10b
Name: Richard
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 9,211
BananaBucks : 1,507
Feedback: 9 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 3,291 Times
Was Thanked 11,292 Times in 4,328 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 1,667 Times
Default Re: Potassium source for bananas

Quote:
Originally Posted by permaculturekidd View Post
Well its been mentioned that using banana peels for potassium was useful; moringa has atleast twice the amount of potassium as a whole banana so wouldn't it be quite abit less than 40lbs?
The reports I read stated that Morenga trees on a monthly dosage of 1/2 lb of 15-5-15 per tree yielded dry leaves with 1.5% potash content. To obtain net 1.5 lb of potash from such leaves, you would need (1.5 lb potash) / (0.015) = 100 lbs of dried Morenga leaves.
__________________


8 million banana bucks and counting.
Frequently found at GrowingFruit.org
Richard is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To Richard
Old 11-12-2014, 01:00 PM   #42 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 6
BananaBucks : 3,463
Feedback: 0 / 0%
Said "Thanks" 6 Times
Was Thanked 6 Times in 3 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 0 Times
Default Re: Potassium source for bananas

hi im new to this but been reading sulphate of potash is very good as its high in potassium just got mine today not sure how much to give or how often yet ive posted a question on that ill keep you updated one i found out and hopefully ill see good results although had one reply that says even though fertilizer well unless under right conditions of light and heat it still might not grow to well even indoors as mine is till spring.
ared1999 is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To ared1999
Reply   Email this Page Email this Page

Previous Thread: How are your BSF?
Next Thread: Lobster Fertilizer





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



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09 AM.





Follow us:
Twitter YouTube

All content © Bananas.org & the respective author.