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Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-08-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By amiart
Re: Off-ish topic, Seed sprouting, Weird gemmick or helpful product ?

I think the key phrase is "on average" determining factors would be what plants are they / were they testing and what is their normal germination rates
statistics and information can always be...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 04-08-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By amiart
What is the solution for commercial / Chemical fertilizers ?

To me it seems a lot of the commerically available fertilizers and additives contain way too much salt and ultimately will harm plants in the long run ,

I found this article and found it...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 04-08-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By amiart
Re: What kind of soil is best for banana plants?

I am not sure what to use, but I think all/most of the commercially available products take short cuts for growth that ultimately harm plants.

I found this article and found it interesting....
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-07-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By amiart
Re: Off-ish topic, Seed sprouting, Weird gemmick or helpful product ?

Super bizarre, had it been a few days earlier in the month would definitely have thought this was an april fools prank. so weird.

Is this recommended on any of the banana varieties that can be...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 04-07-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By amiart
Off-ish topic, Seed sprouting, Weird gemmick or helpful product ?

https://proteaseeds.com/protea/germinating-protea-seed

Dr. Neville Brown has now developed "instant smoke" for growers who want to germinate the dormant seeds of wildflowers. In this invention...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-01-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By amiart
Re: Interesting Banana find . maybe you get $20 credit

You've nothing better to do than to critque other people's posts ., so annoying, but thanks for playing.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-01-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By amiart
Re: Interesting Banana find . maybe you get $20 credit

I copied and pasted what was on the page, no I don't work for them thought someone that had a lot of varieties of banana might want some store credit, was trying to be nice to people, guess that's a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-01-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By amiart
Re: New to bananas - 2nd season question

Just know that bleach / Chlorine in tap water and pools is designed to kill algae / plant life and is not great for plants
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By amiart
Re: Interesting Banana find . maybe you get $20 credit

It is NOT only that one particular variety, they are looking for lots of pics being the point.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By amiart
Re: Newbie questions - planting design and types for 9a

Also, just something people in general are over zealous about planting stuff and don't consider how large a tree/ shrub or plant can get, make sure with its future size it won't present problems for...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By amiart
Micro Climates with other plants and banana varities ?

Has anyone had any success with creating micro climates with different banana or plant species ? Dryer vents etc ? Best / simplest methods ?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By amiart
Interesting Banana find . maybe you get $20 credit

Musa monticola - Kinabalu Mountain Banana - Seeds (http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/musa-monticola--seeds)

We need your help in finding a picture for this plant, $20 in store credit! Photo must be...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 03-06-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By amiart
Off topic : blueberry plants - N. California trade / barter ?

Have about 30 extra of these , these are a ground cover type blueberry. These are about 4 to 6 inches tall and just starting to come out of dormancy....
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 03-03-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,835
Posted By amiart
Re: Germinating Musa Velutina

If anyone has a few of these they would be willing to ship/sell for a reasonable price let me know. PM
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-08-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By amiart
Re: Cold hardy / Heat hardy variegated ?

Where do you find the variegated varieties ?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-07-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By amiart
Cold hardy / Heat hardy variegated ?

What variegated edible variety that gets bananas would do best in zone 9 ?

What "Red" edible banana would do best in zone 9 ?
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-07-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By amiart
Water ?

What do you recommend for best watering techniques in temps above 100 degrees during the summer ?

Soaker hose, Small head type sprinklers, by had with hose ?

How often ? How much ? Do the...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 02-08-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By amiart
Musa Velutina / Saba / Black Thai

anyone have any pups of these ? if so what would be price to ship to calif ?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-08-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By amiart
off topic / on topic - think some might like.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphoides_aquatica

Nymphoides aquatica is an aquatic plant in the Menyanthaceae, native to the southeastern United States from Texas to Maryland.[1][2] It is known...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-07-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By amiart
Impossible ? Banana I.D. ? Store house plant "banana" ?

In a grocery story recently and they have house plants labeled as "banana" they have small reddish spots on them, and are in a six or eight inch pot approx 11 inches tall. I am thinking they are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-26-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By amiart
Growing ornamental banana's from seed ? worth it ?

Is it worth the time and effort to grow bananas from seed or better to get plants ?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-26-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By amiart
Which varities might be best able to deal with Allelopathic plants ?

Essentially these plants, (Pine, Black Walnut, Eucalyptus, all poison the ground to eliminate competition from other plants and some (very few) can deal with the chemicals they produce,

I happen...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-25-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By amiart
Sacramento area growers ?

Hoping to find any / all of the following close to / in Sacramento.

Musa velutina
Chinese Yellow
Ensete

maybe red or variegated.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 08-01-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By amiart
Re: Help ?

approx 4 ' tall some smaller pups have shown up . in Calif
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 08-01-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By amiart
Help ?

Have three container bananas that are / WERE doing GREAT then came out today and found one kind of toppled over about 1/2 way up. Seems like some sort of rot then noticed one of the others has a...
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