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Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-28-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By burris
Re: Best Practices For Starting Corms in Pots?

Thanks for your input. I'm seeing these results at YouTube for "Al's Gritty Mix" https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Al%27s+gritty+mix

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_xMiTKhfa4 I will try...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-22-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By burris
Re: Best Practices For Starting Corms in Pots?

I consider myself a novice - so not as skilled as many here. I mix 12-4-8 liquid Miracle Grow fertilizer in water.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-21-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By burris
Re: Best Practices For Starting Corms in Pots?

Of the aforementioned 9 corms in potting soil, 2 are thriving, but they had well established roots to begin with. These others appear pretty much dormant. A couple more show a tiny green sprout.

23...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-23-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By burris
Re: Best Practices For Starting Corms in Pots?

Thanks!!!
http://www.bananas.org/f2/new-corms-45257.html
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-22-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By burris
Best Practices For Starting Corms in Pots?

This is more of a question to the experienced folks here than me offering advice. At this posting, Winter has just began in Zone 7 and i have 9 corms potted up in 9 pots in my heated office. I've...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-18-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,910
Posted By burris
Re: Florida Hill Nursery?

Yep - but most varieties are sold out this time of year. It won't be long now.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-18-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,910
Posted By burris
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 12-15-2016, 07:15 PM
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Views: 659
Posted By burris
Wanting a few Saba Corms

If you have Saba corms for sale, please PM me prices shipped to Arkansas.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 47,910
Posted By burris
Re: Florida Hill Nursery?

What time of the year can we expect our friends at Florida Hill Nursery to start offering TC plants? Anyone remember?
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-03-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,106
Posted By burris
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-03-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,106
Posted By burris
Re: Sprinkle fertilizer in container plants or dissolve in water

Thank you gentlemen!

@ Richard, i haven't gotten far enough to select a 15-5-10 variety. I plan to take a trip to my local farm store to see what they have in stock. My primary concern is i don't...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-02-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,106
Posted By burris
Sprinkle fertilizer in container plants or dissolve in water

For container plants, should one sprinkle a small amount of granulated fertilizer on top of the soil in a 2 gallon container plant, or is it necessary to dissolve it in water first?

I prefer the...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-07-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,180
Posted By burris
Re: Raja Puri, Saba, Pisang Jaribuaya, Ele Ele, and Dwarf Giant Plantain pups - Saras

Quite a selection. I emailed you October 7th about the Saba. Never saw a reply. If it's still available please PM me.
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 09-29-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By burris
Re: Which Ornamentals Will Come Back in Zone 7

Musa Bordelon - I'll have to try that next Spring. Nice pics! I like the color and size.
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 09-24-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By burris
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 09-22-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By burris
Which Ornamentals Will Come Back in Zone 7

Which ornamentals come back (after winter) in Zone 7?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-17-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,559
Posted By burris
Re: Overwintering Basjoo

I'm in Arkansas, Zone 7b and I've been keeping basjoo 4 years now. The first couple of years i kept them in pots. It's fall now and I've had 2 summers with them in the ground. Last winter i decided...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-23-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By burris
Re: Basjoo update after terrible winter

Austin - thanks for sharing - I'll add Musa Velutina to my list to try. Only tropical i have is Musa FHIA-3 Sweetheart that i bought online last fall. It was a tiny TC plant from FloridaHillNursery....
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-22-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By burris
Re: Basjoo update after terrible winter

@ Austin - I'm in the Arkansas River Valley as well (Russellville AREA). Last year i started my first bananas (Basjoo tiny plants from Atwoods) had 13 pots with the largest about 4 foot by frost. I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-24-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By burris
Re: Rethinking the greenhouse concept - advice & thoughts welcomed

Good comments all - thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By burris
Rethinking the greenhouse concept - advice & thoughts welcomed

I'm zone 7 Arkansas and on my second greenhouse that i built last fall. It's wood frame, 2x4 wire and plastic, 8' wide x 28' long.

This past winter was one of our coldest ever. I had various...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By burris
Re: Which nanner do you find to have the greenest foliage

Hmmm - should have used the search function. I see this has already been discussed here http://www.bananas.org/f2/greenest-green-bananas-11869.html but I'll leave it up in case someone has something...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By burris
Which nanner do you find to have the greenest foliage

I'm a second year banana grower in zone 7. I started last year with tiny Musa Basjoo - 13 plants in containers. They've done very well and this second year, I've put most of them in the ground...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-15-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By burris
Re: Spring and my 2nd yr bajoo in 5 gal has 4 to 6 sprouts - should i thin

Thanks for sharing your advice! I learn alot here :)
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-15-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By burris
Spring and my 2nd yr bajoo in 5 gal has 4 to 6 sprouts - should i thin

Yep - it's Springtime here in zone 7. Last year was my first time keeping banana plants and a few tropicals. I overwintered all plants in 5 gal containers inside my unheated greenhouse. Of course we...
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