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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-26-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By edwmax
Re: Merry Christmas to the bunch of ya!

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas!
Forum: Member Introductions 10-12-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By edwmax
Re: new member

Ha Ha ... no comment there. I divorced my first wife, Then there was and 18 year fight and no help from the Courts. I haven't seen my daughter since 1979 as the Courts would not enforce...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-12-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By edwmax
Re: new member

Another question... the 50th wedding anniversary ... is that days or months?
Forum: Member Introductions 10-12-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By edwmax
Re: new member

You didn't say which state, ... country or planet Lanzarote is in or on.


....Oh ... just found it Canary Islands. Please post lots of pictures of bananas & island scenery.


Oh ...welcome to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By edwmax
Re: How to treat nutrient deficiencies in plants out of season?

Not enough info to answer your question. .... You should be in USDA zone 9b to 11 to grow lemon trees. Then give a proper citrus formulated fertilizer per the size of the tree "YEAR ROUND". ...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-23-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hello from NoFlo

Oops... my spelling ...haha Two Egg is not far from you, in Jackson County Fla. And a little more than an hour drive from me.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-22-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hello from NoFlo

No Flo is in Florida??? .... must be just down the road from Two Eggs.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-20-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By edwmax
Re: *Help* Pups don't grow

If the leaves have folded down, then mist the plant(s). This is what I do during the heat of the day. This will cool the leaves and counter the hot radiant heat of the sun. Radiant heat???? ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-20-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By edwmax
Re: *Help* Pups don't grow

In the large orchards, the banana plants shade each other during the day. Each plant only take direct sun for a few minutes. This also creates much cooler under-story for the new pups to grow. .......
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By edwmax
Re: *Help* Pups don't grow

It appears the top half of the corm is exposed. Soil should be to the top of the corm neck (or bottom of the pstem green). The last pic posted seems to show this clearly. .... Add a retainer...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-14-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By edwmax
Re: Computer question

There is a free program to add the windows Classic Shell (http://www.classicshell.net/) to windows 10 which will work like windows 7. More instructions can be found at...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-07-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By edwmax
Re: Computer question

Open 'Devices and Printers' and verify the printer has been installed and working. It so, print a test page. .... How does the printer connect to the computer, cable or wifi?



If the printer...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-06-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By edwmax
Re: Computer question

That's all I can suggest for now. You said the system is doing better now; that you must have done something right. .... Removing 'tracking cookes', adware, & pups usually speeds things up...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-06-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By edwmax
Re: Computer question

Another useful little program is 'HiJack This (https://download.cnet.com/Trend-Micro-HijackThis/3000-8022_4-10227353.html)' .... This will show you all files or processes running in memory on your...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-06-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By edwmax
Re: Computer question

'Driver updater' software/app are usually a rip-off. Unless you are having a problem with a specific software or hardware then a driver update is not needed. .... The programmer/company that...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-06-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By edwmax
Re: Computer question

Likely adware & pups are causing the problems. Download and run Malwarebytes; SuperAnti Spyware; and Spybot D&S (Search & Destroy) free versions. Install & update, the run each one at a time. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By edwmax
Re: Flood Irrigation and Banana Plant Location (and Citrus tree location)

From where does your water district get its water and what is its projection of water use & supply for the next 10 & 50 years? This info should be publicly available.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By edwmax
Re: Flood Irrigation and Banana Plant Location (and Citrus tree location)

With the rivers and the large dam reservoirs at historic low levels, flood irrigation may be stopped soon in the mid west & western states.


Find out what the irrigation schedule and how much water...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-30-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By edwmax
Re: minimum temp for overwintering in a pot?

hahaha .... or may be a '3 year lame duck' now
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By edwmax
Re: minimum temp for overwintering in a pot?

Dormancy .... it doesn't grow (basically goes to sleep). The plant may drop it's leaves. The pot should be slightly moist but not completely dried out. .... Some members have stored their...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By edwmax
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-28-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By edwmax
Re: minimum temp for overwintering in a pot?

Either one is good .... But the super sunny garage window might burn the plant leaves on warmer sunny days with radiant heat. So daily attendance is needed there. .... If you would be unable to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is this fertilizer good for bananas??

Actually you are right .... Fertilizer cost $15 for a 50 lb bag of 10-10-10 (30 cents/lb) and SOP cost about 26 cents/ lb. ... Per plant my fertilizer cost is less than $1 (may be about 75...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is this fertilizer good for bananas??

I can't find a supplier for that to get a price. What would be the cost of buying 50 lbs (22.6 kg) in stead of the 10 oz bottle your holding? ..... My current fertilizer cost is about $1.5 to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-22-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By edwmax
Re: Dead tissue culture banana from the post office, can be saved?

I don't have much hope for these. ... TC this small came from an environment with high humidity; regular misting & mild lighting (may be about 75% -50% shading). .... So you can only try to save...
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