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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-10-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,758
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Mekong Giant vs Basjoo

Maybe I missed it, but I am curious if you left the MG in the ground over the winter and if so, did it survive? Or is it too early to tell yet?
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-04-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: A quick question: timing for pup separation

Sounds good, will do. Thank you
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-04-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By sirdoofus
A quick question: timing for pup separation

Hey all - I am going to be separating some pups from my basjoo this spring and I just wanted some input on timing.

I want to separate the pups in the foreground (middleish and right) of the first...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-04-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By sirdoofus
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Chomp Chomp

No really, its just for looks......:rolleyes:
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-03-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Before I do anything.....

Greening up nicely. I just used a half dose 20-20-20 soluble a week ago and within a few days it was shaping up. Gettin' a full dose today :D

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68238...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-29-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Before I do anything.....

Hopefully that big corm is still full of energy to push those pups into towering hounds;)
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-27-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Before I do anything.....

OK, will do, thank you
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-27-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By sirdoofus
Before I do anything.....

I am assuming this is likely just a need fertilizer situation, but I wanted to check with the experts before I do anything I might regret

Sorry there is only one pic - I did a test upload just to...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-15-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Uncovering winterized bananas

I like your attitude:08:
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-13-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Uncovering winterized bananas

Its gonna be a long wait, coldest spring on record.......we had frost on the ground this morning:mad:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-06-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By sirdoofus
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-01-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Uncovering winterized bananas

So the basjoo is looking pretty good overall:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68208 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=68207&ppuser=18984)

Not all the pups made...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-01-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,732
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Helen's Hybrid Update

Uncovered the HH today and the P-stems definitely didn't make it. I think the corm was protected better this year than last, so we will see if it comes back in any way that makes it viable as an...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-03-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 218,680
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Good Question! Its possible but I can't really be sure. The mulch is fresh Douglas Fir bark which is quite slow to break down, so if it did, it would probably be minimal. However, every little bit...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-01-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 218,680
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Thank you, looks like it, keeping my fingers crossed.
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 03-29-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,404
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: DIY Biochar

Nicely done. How big is that container and how long did it take?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-29-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 218,680
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

OK, maybe in the wrong thread but.......It's Alive!! :08:

Unfurled it today to make sure it wasn't bunching under the can and everything looks good. All the pups look alive and firm (a little rot at...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-03-2022, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Red banana leaves

https://www.bananatreesforsale.com/shop/
Forum: Other Plants 02-14-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By sirdoofus
Pawpaw transplant experiment

So I have 3 Pawpaws that have been doing little for about 5 years, so I decided it was time to transplant (fingers crossed). In the interest of documentation and education (mostly my own) I decided...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-29-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: It's happening!

Definitely looks like a bloom to me too. Congrats! Sorry I can give you any more answers...out of my wheelhouse
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-01-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,962
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

Wow your plants downstairs look great.

Your upstairs plants look a lot like mine in the garage...I am sure they will come back just fine.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=68129...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-26-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 218,680
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Yeah, thank you! keeping my fingers crossed :o
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-26-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 218,680
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Yeah, thank you! keeping my fingers crossed :o
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-25-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 218,680
Posted By sirdoofus
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Getting ready for a big test of the winter set-up. Near record low temps forecast for the next 1-2 weeks. Supposed to get down to -20C with wind chill (-14C actual temps) which, if it actually...
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