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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: got my aeae

Spraying the leaves is fine, while the plant is small.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: got my aeae

Never keep bananas next to radiators, if the radiator is on. Bananas hate dry heat, radiators produce, you will need a humidifier next to your banana when the radiator is on. Keep a weather station...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-10-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: musa siam ruby overwinter

Siam ruby is a very cold sensitive banana, if your growing it in the uk, you will need heat and growlights. The colour seems to fade with lack of light, this banana also does not like moist soil with...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-10-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Rare Musa in the UK MUSA AEAE wanted

Hi Ollie

Not sure if this is the same one, but this one is very small and will probably not make it, you get a good picture how the variegation stands out after a few leaves have unfurled. This one...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By mushtaq86
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Advice on LED growlights/ do bananas require full spectrum

Maybe i should knock on the door of cannabis growers next time and ask them, if they would let me borrow their growlights :ha::ha:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: im getting my aeae

I have always used ericaceous compost with perlite, for Ae Ae
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Guess who's back!!!

Welcome back JP
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Advice on LED growlights/ do bananas require full spectrum

Unfortunately Mike. I thought it was just the plug aswell, if i order anything electrical again from abroad i will make sure to check the appliance voltage.

Thanks for that link. Everyone in the UK...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Advice on LED growlights/ do bananas require full spectrum

My led bulbs are on, swing arm desk lamps, so I can adjust where the light is pointing at. I point them all facing down, that way the light is not hitting my eyes.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Advice on LED growlights/ do bananas require full spectrum

Hi Subsonicdrone

I have 2 x 100 watt blue and red led spotlights. 1x 100w cool white led spotlight and 1x 100w warm white led spotlight giving me a total of 400 watts. My super dwarf Cavendish is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-07-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,677
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Rmplmnz Garden Tour

Hi Chris

Great to see you back on the forum my friend. Great videos as always.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-07-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Advice on LED growlights/ do bananas require full spectrum



Hi Mike

Sorry for the late reply. I have been really busy, plus lots of issues with my growlights. I ordered 2x T5 fluorescent growlights, 8 tubes on each growlight ,from the US ,as i couldn't...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-21-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Advice on LED growlights/ do bananas require full spectrum

Hi Mike

I have decided to buy T5 fluorescent lamps 4ft x 8 lamps this winter and see how they do on my bananas especially on the AAA varieties, the T5 lamps will give me 460w with 40000 lumens on...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-08-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,942
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

Luis

It's hard to tell what it is, unless you see the flower and fruit on it, it could be one of many variegated Musa, does the mother plant have variegation on its leaves, since some varieties...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,942
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

Hi Luis

They look very similar to unripe Mangoes
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-28-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,040
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: I pulled out my Manzano.

Hi Bill

We are all on this forum, because we love growing bananas, Rene AKA Greenie, has been on this forum, from the beginning and has a lot of experience growing bananas, not too mentioned he is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-08-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Variegated Florida arrived...And not good news :(

Agree with Bill, Ae Ae is a ABB cultivar while Florida is AAA cultivar, that's why Florida is more cold sensitive.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-08-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Variegated Florida arrived...And not good news :(

Hi Sundra

Looking at the corm, it looks very small by the photos, there is hardly any corm at the bottom of it, it should be more onion shaped, which means there wont be enough energy in the central...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-11-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Finally got My Hands on some Praying Hands!

Congratulations on getting a nice praying hands sword pup.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-11-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Telephone pole AE AEs

Hi Rene

Those Ae Ae are huge lol, they look beautiful. I hope your not using that sack truck, too move that huge Ae Ae :ha:,
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-06-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,036
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Aeae and florida planted

Hi Spaugh


That red musa, is definitely a dwarf red or tall red and it looks beautiful. Kru has a bio coloured red/pink and green p-stem which is also noticeable on the petiole.kru also has burgundy...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-22-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,942
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

Hi Luis

It looks like its in shade, you haven't put it under a tree or another large plant have you, if not, it might need fertilizer, if you haven't already given it.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,942
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: My first Banana plant!!!

Looking good Luis


Is that a mango tree a i see in the first picture, in front of the bananas
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-12-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By mushtaq86
Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter everyone, hopefully we can all concentrate growing our bananas and put covid 19 in back of our minds, until we go to the supermarkets🙄
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