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Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 02-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By ron_mcb
viente cohol

im trying to obtain a big viente cohol corm once again.. to grow this spring and possibly get to fruit by late summer.. if you are interested in helping please chime in..
Forum: Other Plants 02-07-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: How many of you grow oranges? Looking for tips/advise

i have a few types of citrus. kumquats on ponderosa lemon and or grapefruit root-stock. i get kumquat and i eat them when they get a touch of yellow or else they will seem dry when orange.

i have...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 02-02-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,894
Posted By ron_mcb
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-01-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,016
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Saba A Plantain ?

When ever you get any experience with it please report it here.. New perspectives and , more original commentary would be interesting to read.

That probably sounds odd coming from me because I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-25-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Pisang Klotek bunch - ready or not?

I have a few bananas outside in pots all green leaves.. No heat.. mysore is one of them. Its been 27 some nights..the frost can't really settle on them and not a lot of cold rain gets into the ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-23-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Pisang Klotek bunch - ready or not?

So the pisang klotek has a different color than the common mysore? Undersides of the leaves come out Lighter? Was wondering what made people call it a variant??

I have a mysore from tony. I get all...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-15-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,402
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Wood chips

i have been growing mostly bananas using this. this is not fool proof. there are lots of problems that can be caused that were not talked about here. your problems may differ according to where u...
Forum: Species Bananas 12-04-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,036
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: What is your favourite banana plant and why?

probably the only person past zone 8 who dosent think orinoco is poisonous.. don't know why I like orinoco and most any plantain.. When they look like theyre rotting on the outside they are just...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: indoor fruit growth

that plant? No I wouldn't sell it.. I would trade it. Im looking for rose/fhia types / namwahs etc..
I was close to having it flower when I had problems with it. I lost it.. I gave a sucker to a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: indoor fruit growth

orinocos tall or short taste great.. When they are ripe. Don't let anyone tell you any different.. Texture seems more gummy as opposed to others. I like them better than some of the other...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: indoor fruit growth

If you really have dwarf orinoco then the fruits stay about thumb size.. Tall orinoco have larger fruit.. I have pictures in my gallery.. I have newer pics I haven't uploaded.. As for fert tips..I...
Forum: Banana Identification 11-09-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: help cant figure out whar banana i have!

I never bothered with mussellas

Every dwarf cavendish I've ever seen never had that much red. its mostly green with dark markings on the pstem. The plants in the black pots are more likely super...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,995
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: cool hardy sucrier types

Ok the sucrier comment was based on something I read online. :+ )
Well glad I didn't try it.. Maybe two years ago an ebay seller got mad at me for asking if he was really sdc instead of what he was...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 10-31-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By ron_mcb
Fhia and namha

This msg is for everyone but the crazy guy who claims to have every plant ever created.are you criminally insane??

I would like a few fhia varieties and a Dwarf namwha preferably from the same...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-19-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,984
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: check out this huge bloom!

thats probably a type of namwha
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 10-19-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By ron_mcb
Velutina

If anyone has A chunk of a velutina clump for trade I'm interested.. Don't need small starter plants. I have rarely had any success with starters..need something I can put in the ground and cover...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-08-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Can't get any height?

Examine the soil they are growing in before you buy expensive ferts. I use a lot of yard waste compost by the ton. I put course pieces in the soil so it won't be compacted after adding amendments....
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-26-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,955
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Unwanted bee colony!

they sound like yellow-jackets/wasps and not honey bees to me... the wasps are mostly predatory animals and dont behave like honey bees. yellow jackets and other wasps normally set up in either man...
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 03-16-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,505
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: dinner plate Hibiscus

Thanks howard. Couldnt navigate that well from my device to reply here. tried to send a pm. I have only had the tropical fancy type. I have obtained some hardy hibiscus plants from upstate newyork . ...
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 03-13-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,505
Posted By ron_mcb
dinner plate Hibiscus

I am currently looking for starters or seed from what I will refer to as dinner plate hibiscus. Yes I know please keep the technical info to a minimum. I want any color cultivar producing flowers...
Forum: Other Plants 11-19-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: What kind of bush is this?

was also thinking that it sorta looked looked like a pom. i was studying the leaves and flower. almost anything that can grow in japan can grow here too .. i have lots of Japanese native plants,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-30-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,019
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Musa sikkimensis bloom!!!

great.. you pollinated the female flowers of sikkimensis with male sikkimensis pollen??

i haven't had any experience with sikkimensis but are you saying..

A). you used pollen taken from male...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-16-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,062
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Any rare RPS' Musa sprouted/grown?

what persuaded me into buying was probably the pictures on the website. the pictures are interesting . seems they devoted all of their resources into the website.. the seed they are selling are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-15-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,062
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Any rare RPS' Musa sprouted/grown?

make your own decision about this company, but i will give my experience.. remember the banana seed i was giving away earlier?? this is where i got the seed. how many people were able to germinate...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-08-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,985
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Gran Nain

thanks very helpful info in this thread.. i thought mine were the only ones that didn't get that big..i have pics in my gallery. the two bunches i cut had close to 200 edible fruit but they were on...
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