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Forum: European Section 07-06-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 35,220
Posted By BB73
Re: Europe Trade

Great it made the trip across Europe and arrived healthy!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-17-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,615
Posted By BB73
Re: Corm propagation a success

Update:

Just two weeks later, the tiny little thing outgrow my iPhone! Check out the difference. (Picture below is from June, 3rd, new one from...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,615
Posted By BB73
Re: Corm propagation a success

Here's an update on my California Gold corm, that I had cut about two months ago:
From the five pieces I had, only two are still alive. The others rotted away.
But one cutting sent up "something" the...
Forum: Other Plants 05-04-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,084
Posted By BB73
Re: Anybody growing Sugar Cane?

Update:
Still in pots (4-6 weeks), but gaining speed now, as temps finally start rising.
Purple/Yellow striped in the back, yellow cane in the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-03-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,411
Posted By BB73
Re: Some Banana Pup Pictures

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=42399&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=42399&ppuser=5708)

Musa Dhusray, still small, but with pup.
Forum: European Section 04-27-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 112,688
Posted By BB73
Re: Weather forecast

We had a sunny, but cold Easter weekend and also the time before was too cold for this time of the year. But still no summer in sight...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,615
Posted By BB73
Re: Corm propagation a success

Here's an update on my corm cutting trial of my California Gold! It's been now about a month after cutting the original corm!
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=42193...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-09-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,615
Posted By BB73
Re: Corm propagation a success

Since then (see above) it started to grow own roots now and has further pushed forward. I'll get you an update, as soon as the roots are visible also on a photography.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-09-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,864
Posted By BB73
Re: Zone 8b/9a Edible Banana Race!

My Rajapuri, which was killed to the the corm in December, is coming back. I had a small pup in autmn, which seemed to be also killed, but is now coming back!
It's still small and below the mulch....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-31-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,411
Posted By BB73
Re: Some Banana Pup Pictures

did they spend the winter outside? protected or unprotected?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-30-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,615
Posted By BB73
Re: Corm propagation a success

Thanks guys!

I think I did something right (or at least nothing wrong) so far:
Officially claiming to check on any signs of rot, but honestly I was just curious if this all works. So I removed the...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-30-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By BB73
Re: Hello

Welcome neighbour!
Forum: Other Plants 03-27-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,084
Posted By BB73
Re: Anybody growing Sugar Cane?

Here's an update two weeks later:
I put it in pot and it continued to grow. The heat mat was just on at night. During the days it was warm enough. Very easy to grow that stuff - I hope it'll continue...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-26-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,864
Posted By BB73
Re: Zone 8b/9a Edible Banana Race!

Wish me luck: I hope this works! (http://www.bananas.org/showthread.php?p=157743#post157743)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-26-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,615
Posted By BB73
Re: Corm propagation a success

Wish me luck! I just started to try it with my California Gold corm. The pstem died over the winter, but the corm was intact, but I didn't want to wait until one little sucker makes it through. I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-21-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,864
Posted By BB73
Re: Zone 8b/9a Edible Banana Race!

That was the first I did. I cut the brown tissue down to the corm and I'm checking on a regular basis for any signs of rot, but none so far.
The corm is covered with mulch. I think I will add some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-21-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,864
Posted By BB73
Re: Zone 8b/9a Edible Banana Race!

Sorry, but no progress from my side, because the frost, two weeks ago also killed my California Gold. But I'm pretty sure that the corm's still intact and will regrow, because it was just three...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-18-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,411
Posted By BB73
Re: Some Banana Pup Pictures

Here's a pup of a Musa Dhusree of a relatively small mother plant in a pot.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=40872&size=1...
Forum: Other Plants 03-18-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 136,528
Posted By BB73
Re: What'cha got sprouting? (other plants)

(WATER)MELONS:
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=40871&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=40871&ppuser=5708)

three different kinds:
- one white skinned melon...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-12-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By BB73
Re: Banana leaves are not growing correctly

Bananas can act quite strange after winter, so I wouldn't worry too much.
Things should get back to normal soon. Allow them to grow a few more leaves and everything will be fine again.
Sometimes...
Forum: European Section 03-11-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 112,688
Posted By BB73
Re: Weather forecast

Finally spring seems to be here!
We have sunshine and temperatures get higher every day. Today we reached 16 C and it'll be around 20 in the next days. The soil is still pretty cold after the...
Forum: Other Plants 03-07-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,398
Posted By BB73
Re: Mangos

Just joining the mango community with this "Gomera-1" cultivar. I got it from the Canary Islands, Spain and this cultivar is used there and also in mainland Spain as rootstock for mango...
Forum: European Section 03-07-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 112,688
Posted By BB73
Re: Weather forecast

We had snowfall this afternoon!
Okay, it can snow here, but not during day and not in March!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hopefully this nightmare will be over by Thursday. Untill then .... who knows!
Forum: Other Plants 03-07-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,084
Posted By BB73
Re: Anybody growing Sugar Cane?

Hey!

I'm in the sugar business as well!
Last week on Monday I received two cuttings of sugarcane from the Canary Islands. I got it from Canarius (http://www.canarius.com/) in Tenerife.
I put it in...
Forum: Other Plants 03-06-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 48,993
Posted By BB73
Re: Palms

I would say yes!
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