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Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-19-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By natej740
Re: Bad winter lost almost everything...

Mostly ornamentals but any bananas is better than no bananas...lol
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-13-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
App
Views: 1,068
Posted By natej740
Re: App

I think this was brought up before....if I remember correctly part of the reason was $ from adds to keep the site going. If an app was created web page views would go down and so would revenue....I...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By natej740
Cool Bad winter lost almost everything...

Had a very rough and long winter and lost almost everything. Looking for multiple banana plants, pups or corms...let me know what you have....Thanks
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 03-27-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,077
Posted By natej740
Re: AeAe

Bump
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 03-24-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By natej740
Re: Wanted: Musa Velutina (Seeds or better yet, Corms)

It took mine 6 months to sprout...they like a little bit of heat under them. Maybe put them on top of you cable box that's what I've been using for heat lately.
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 03-17-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,077
Posted By natej740
Re: AeAe

I know man....were supposed to get 1-3 inches of snow up here today. I took the cover off of my basjoos and cut some of the top off that got froze and its only grew a half an inch so far this year....
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 02-28-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,653
Posted By natej740
Re: Ensete maureli and Ensete superbum for sale

This post is from 2006 please look at the dates guys...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-25-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,498
Posted By natej740
Re: Musa Basjoo - winter protection

That should work. I've done something similar with success with Basjoo in zone 6.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-03-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 201,628
Posted By natej740
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Dug up some nanners yesterday...that ensete was heavy as €#@%!!!lol

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8325/8150541523_6cc7bc509d_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49188869@N06/8150541523/)
IMAG2506...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 11-03-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,890
Posted By natej740
For sale: Siam Ruby,Ice Cream and Alocasia Borneo Giant

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8331/8149763786_ca1d5296e1_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49188869@N06/8149763786/)
Ice Cream pups (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49188869@N06/8149763786/) by...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,862
Posted By natej740
Re: huge banana seed

I've never seen ones as big as a walnut but the biggest I've seen are from ensete ventricosum. They are widely available on eBay and the net.

Ensete ventricosum - Bananas Wiki...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By natej740
Thumbs down Re: Musa Sikkimensis-Red Tiger sprouted in just over a week!

Thanks, yeah I wasn't expecting them to sprout as fast as they did I was kinda hoping they'd sprout at the end of winter so I wouldn't have to take care of them inside all winter...LOL

Here's a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By natej740
Musa Sikkimensis-Red Tiger sprouted in just over a week!

I soaked them for 2 days in boiled and cooled filtered water in a ziplock baggy in a plastic bowl sitting on top of my cable box for heat. I then put them in a mini greenhouse and sat it on top of my...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-18-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,686
Posted By natej740
Re: Growth in Zone 6 Connecticut

I would say leave the basjoo and protect as much of the stem as possible. Im in zone 6 Ohio and my basjoo comes back every year no problem. This year I'm gonna try the leaf cage method and hopefully...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-17-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,686
Posted By natej740
Re: Growth in Zone 6 Connecticut

Looks nice....is that colocasia mojito I see too?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-16-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,932
Posted By natej740
Re: Tropical Ohio

Update: more pics on the way too my phone is being a pain in the ass tonight.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8445/7993732624_6ef3756be5_c.jpg...
Forum: Species Bananas 09-16-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,616
Posted By natej740
Re: "Fast growing in low temperatures" species

I would recommend Mekong Giant it went from a small tc plant to taller than me in 3.5 months. I'm in zone 6 and I plan on trying to overwinter it in the ground if it pups for me. If it doesn't pup...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 09-16-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By natej740
Re: Interested in the following rhizomes (plus suggestions!)

He's a zone higher than me so the results should be the same or better.


Banana seeds are weird sometimes they will sprout faster. I just recently tried Musa sikkimensis-red tiger and was expecting...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 09-14-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By natej740
Re: Interested in the following rhizomes (plus suggestions!)

I've grown velutina from seed to flower and it took 6 months to sprout then 1 year to flower.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-04-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,794
Posted By natej740
Re: mekong giant, what's wrong?

No its growing that way. It's like the leaf isn't all the way developed.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By natej740
Re: New to bananas need opinion

I think she was talking about the stem...it looks like maybe the outer layer is starting to turn Brown and could possibly rot. That's the only fungus I could see. Water only when the soil starts to...
Forum: Other Plants 09-02-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By natej740
Re: Are there any tricks to get colocasia to produce seeds?

It actually has 12 flowers on it! Does anyone have experience pollinating elephant ears?
Forum: Other Plants 09-01-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By natej740
Are there any tricks to get colocasia to produce seeds?

My Thailand Giant is blooming for the second time this year. Is there a way to make sure the flowers get pollinated so it will produce seeds this time? Do I need more than 1 blooming for it to...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-28-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,901
Posted By natej740
2 nice size Musa Basjoo Spear pups $10+shipping!

2 nice size Musa Basjoo Spear pups $10+shipping! The 2 left and right of of can for size reference.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8302/7871658106_28ecc40567_c.jpg...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-20-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,932
Posted By natej740
Re: Tropical Ohio

Here's a close up of my ensete...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7254/7828013684_d2731587df_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49188869@N06/7828013684/)
IMAG2169...
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