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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By tve
Re: To prop-up or not to prop-up?

I put the boulders there to focus the bananas' gaze on the view :ha:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=66567&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=66567)

(Photo...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By tve
To prop-up or not to prop-up?

First banana stalk for me :woohoonaner:, on a Dwarf Namwah planted last year. Do I need to prop that up or will it hold on its own?
Second question: how do I protect it from critters (SoCal chaparral...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-01-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By tve
Re: when to separate pups?

Oops, the bananas needed repotting a few days ago so I did that before seeing replies and I separated one pup off into its own pot. I figured that since I have two pups might as well make a little...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-28-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By tve
Re: when to separate pups?

The plant is a Cal Gold and is in a deep 4" square pot. Everything has grow quite a bit since the last photo:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64667&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-25-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By tve
when to separate pups?

This must be a FAQ but search isn't helping me today... I bought a pup and got three :08: -- when do I separate them? See photos below (these are a bit over a week old, all the plants are a bit...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-13-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By tve
Re: Looking for Gros Michel, Dwarf Brazilian and Dwarf Namwa

Perhaps add your location to your profile? That may cause some local members to reply?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-13-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By tve
Question Re: Dwarfing of my Ele Eles

Hmmmmm, I'm reading this thread "upside down" :drum:, I would find it interesting to be able to dwarf bananas on purpose :ha:, is lack of humidity a trick for that? Sounds a bit dangerous 'cause the...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-13-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By tve
Re: New guy from Tennessee

Welcome to bananas! :goteam:

Have you experimented with different rootstocks and grafting yourself on top? You may be able to get cuttings for free at a local scion exchange or even from other fruit...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-13-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By tve
Re: Banana tree lover

Welcome to bananas! :goteam:
BTW: it would be great if you could add your location to your profile, it makes it easier to give reasonable advice... :2722:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-12-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,866
Posted By tve
Re: Send Warm Weather

Yup, great video! I tend to skip videos, they take too much time... But this one is worth it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-12-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,866
Posted By tve
Re: Send Warm Weather

"An unusual bout of widespread late May rain now appears increasingly likely across most of CA over next 10 days as jet stream briefly strengthens to winter-like speed over N. Pacific. Well below avg...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-12-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,866
Posted By tve
Question Re: Send Warm Weather

I'm new here, still have lots to learn... Thanks for posting!
Question: how thick were the slices you cut and how far up did you go / were they successful?
Or do I misunderstand and you only used the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-12-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,866
Posted By tve
Re: Send Warm Weather

I'm in Santa Barbara, CA. I need some warm weather too! Crazy...
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 05-10-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 306,089
Posted By tve
Re: BananaBucks

Bwaaaaa! I can't afford anything in the shop yet :2141: :0493:
Forum: Member Introductions 05-10-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By tve
Re: Relatively experienced grower but new to bananas

Welcome to bananas.org. Perhaps you could update your profile to indicate your location? That may spur some 'locals' to offer help...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-08-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By tve
Re: Looking for Musa Velutina, Dwarf Orinoco, and Dwarf Brazilian

You may want to update the location in your profile...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-02-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By tve
Joy Second try in the Santa Barbara mountains

I tried to grow a banana (unknown variety, got it from someone local) about 15 years ago. That didn't go so well, the daily sundowner winds slowly killed it. In the meantime my home orchard has grown...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-02-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By tve
Re: Online TC's

What was the outcome, now that it's a year later?
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