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Old 08-23-2018, 10:07 PM   #21 (permalink)
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pseudo is 4 feet tall and plant is 8 feet tall.. 4 pups.. very happy! 10/10/10 fertilizer once per month in va in a huge pot. here's a pic from today IMG_20180823_194558
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I recommend you throttle back on the phosphate. The HD brand "Vigoro" Citrus & Avocado Food is an above-average option for bananas:

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pseudo is 4 feet tall and plant is 8 feet tall ... in a huge pot.
That is a 7 gallon pot and thus the rhizomes from the mother corm are hitting the pot walls and sending up pups. At this stage of growth it should be in at least 15 gallon. Personally I'd put it in a 25 gallon black nursery pot and invest in a dolly.
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what does too much phosphate do to the plant? i haven't ever heard that before.. genuinely curious. and also it is in a massive pot about 4 feet tall.. the banana plant just makes it look tiny! definitely bigger than 7 gal haha
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I lied the pot is only 2 feet tall. It's still massive though.. no way the corm is as wide as the pot already though haha I have seen them in nurseries (same height) in 7 gal pots and they were all thriving

*Update.. just measured and the pot diameter is 30".. no way the corm is that big lol it's shooting up pups because it's a happy momma corm

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what does too much phosphate do to the plant?
10-10-10 is an ok general purpose. Something with a lower ratio of P to N and K would be better. And in my opinion, the Fruit Fuel formula I designed is ideal.

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definitely bigger than 7 gal haha
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It's about 62 gal lol 30 inches top diameter, 25 inches bottom diameter, 24 inches vertical height

Also thanks I'll check it out.. I'm looking for something to make these things grow even faster lol
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i think the first picture made the pot look tiny. here it is next to a 10 ft ladder and i also added one from on top of that ladder haha very cool IMG_20180824_195357
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Thanks, that is a big pot. If the top diameter is 30" then I gather those vertical fence railings are 5" apart?
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.. no way the corm is as wide as the pot already though
I agree, but rhizomes from the corm could easily have reached the walls of the pot by now.
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Source was https://www.best-price-plants.com/Bu...anana-tree.htm for the plant. I asked them a long time ago and they didn't specify what banana it actually was. I still like it a lot.. but just want to know exactly what it is...

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First pic is of an aeae.. second pic is of another type. The boy in the third pic is just creepy.. lmao
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First pic is of an aeae.. second pic is of another type. The boy in the third pic is just creepy.. lmao
The mail-order nursery an affiliation of Ty Ty nursery.
An internet search will reveal a few complaints with plants being misidentified.
That is the same plant model(the boy in the third photo) from their web page.

In this photo he is modeling his nuts

And he is wearing the same tee shirt

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Thank you... that was very helpful! So now that I know the grower source, I have narrowed it down to either dwarf namwa, tanee, or meta chimera. I do not know much about the meta chimera though... except that it's exclusive to Ty Ty nursery. Pretty neat! I'm actually hoping now that it is the dwarf namwa so I can keep it potted (8-10 foot pseudo height).

Here is a link with a good pic of the meta chimera... looks awfully similar Growing my Bananas in pots

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I have 2 of these AeAe for sale local pick up pm for details...kub
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