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Forum: Banana Identification 09-19-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By edwmax
Re: Red banana identification

I think the first photo is the Red Abyssinian Banana (Ensete Ventricosum) and the 3rd is a different sub-variety of the Ensete Ventricosum. ... I'm not sure of the 2nd photo, but it may be another...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,034
Posted By edwmax
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2018!

Thanks, I haven't though of using septic fabric. I use mulch/weed barrier fabric from the garden center.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-17-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By edwmax
Re: 2018 Banana Patch: Pensacola, Florida

Y es ... congratulations!
Forum: European Section 09-16-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,689
Posted By edwmax
Re: If U dont know what to do with yourself ;)

Looks like the Arbequina & Koroeike olive trees are available to me and cold hardy down to 20° F. These are $60 to $80 /each and should be fruiting age.
Forum: European Section 09-16-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,689
Posted By edwmax
Re: If U dont know what to do with yourself ;)

Question, how long does it take to grow an olive tree until it 1st fruits? How many is needed for a small home garden?
Forum: Banana Identification 09-15-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 583
Posted By edwmax
Re: So-called "Goldfinger"

Gee ... I didn't know these were so hard to get and rare. ... My single FHIA 1 (out of 8 or 10) has 2 pups now. That mat was almost wiped out in last winter's freeze.
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-15-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By edwmax
Re: Have you tried this?

... http://caironet.com/smilies/2erOBh1%2Egif ....
Forum: Member Introductions 09-15-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hello!

Welcome to the Bunch.
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-14-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By edwmax
Re: Have you tried this?

... hahaha ... http://caironet.com/smilies/2risa%2Egif
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-13-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By edwmax
Re: Sun Burn, or Over-fertilized?

These are very small bugs so you may not notice them. I have the same problem on several plants cause by white flies and a small black worms (3/8" long) on the backside of the leaves. ... These...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-13-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By edwmax
Re: Fe'i Aiuri update

It is looking good. And, appears to be doing well in zone 10b.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-13-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By edwmax
Re: Sun Burn, or Over-fertilized?

Neem oil does not kill on contact. The insect has to eat the plant to consume the the neem oil. That is where the insect has eaten sap & soft green part from the leaf leaving the tougher fibers. ...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-13-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By edwmax
Re: Patupi

Welcome to the Bunch.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-13-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By edwmax
Re: Please help me identify it

Welcome to the Bunch. What bananas do you grow?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-13-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By edwmax
Re: Got Namwa

Congratulations .... The nana behind it looks to be about ready too.
Forum: Banana Identification 09-12-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By edwmax
Re: Need identity info for Nino and dwarf Nino

These photos show open petioles and no color (green) at the base of the leaves and pstem on young plants. ... The TARS photos above shows a mature plant with reddish/darkening color on the pstem. ...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-12-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By edwmax
Re: PLEASE...check my photos and see if you can help!

Several things might be the cause, but none are good; injury to the pstem; bug bored into the pstem; fungus infection/rot. So it is hard to tell for now. If everything is good below the cut, a...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-11-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By edwmax
Re: I'm new to growing banana plants, what say you about these two?

It depends on what it is made with and how. Not all compost is the same. ... Compost can pack down to a dense layer; may hold too much water choking (air) the banana roots at the ground...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-11-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By edwmax
Re: PLEASE...check my photos and see if you can help!

That wasn't visible in the first pics. .... Cut the pstem off just below the black spot. Look the see if the lower center is white. ... Then I would cut the black section open to what was...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-11-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 583
Posted By edwmax
Re: So-called "Goldfinger"

For NPK 6-4-6: apply 18 lbs total divided during the growing season; plus 1 lb oF SOP 0-0-50


For NPK 24-8-16: apply 5 lb total divided during the growing season; plus 2 1/2 lb of SOP...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-10-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By edwmax
Re: I'm new to growing banana plants, what say you about these two?

Nice looking plants. ... Ok ... The folded down leaves indicate sap flow and transpiration of water has ceased due to heat and/or water stress. At temps above 100° the leaves will fold due to...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hello Banana folks

Welcome to the Bunch ....
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-08-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By edwmax
Re: What's eating my Namwa leaves ?

I use Carbaryl a general garden spray. Fruit &veges can be harvested after 3 days (1 to 3 days; see directions). ... For you, I think a 1/2 dose will work applied twice during the month and...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-08-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By edwmax
Re: What's eating my Namwa leaves ?

You'e likely dealing with something similar to the white Fly or other nocturnal pests. these tend to hide on the backside of the plant leaf. ... A general pesticide spray should take care of...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-03-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By edwmax
Re: Aloha

Welcome to the Bunch! Picture real soon ??? I hope.
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