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Forum: Tiki Hut 11-19-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 25,286
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Keep looking up!!

snarkie, i hope you have the meteorite
what luck

i woke up at 3:30 this morning to see if it was cloudy
it was fairly clear so i woke up the whole family and they got to see it at 4 am when it was...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

i took this pic the morning of my last post above this one...
this was the heaviest frost we got and then it warmed back up a bit
https://i.ibb.co/7vM50JQ/IMG-0918.jpg

warm enough that the plant was...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By subsonicdrone
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-05-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

fair bit of frost on roofs this morning and yesterday but previous to that it was only very light hints of frost a couple times
this coming week is going to warm up to highs of 14C and lows of...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-04-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

they are in the cold room which is under the front porch
it is un-insulated but attached to the basement
i have not set it up yet but i plan to have a small electric heater on a thermostat to...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-03-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

those ones in the front yard were babies in the spring.. so none
hopefully my dormant storing attempt goes a little more smoothly this time
it would be nice to plant some big stems out in the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-30-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

bit of a rainy day but i worked on getting the plants out
the "ice cream" out front got pretty thick towards the end so i wanted to measure it and compare to count trunkula
they ended up being the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-28-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

the plants which are outside still are looking good
including the big mike
some plants which have come inside are doing what they normally do... loosing leaves
like this amberella ... happens every...
Forum: Species Bananas 10-27-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,752
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Musa itinerans var. itinerans is having a good year!

thanks for the update
i guess it will remain a mystery until it flowers
here are a couple pics of my seed grown plant
i did mix up my seeds so the id of musa thomsonii is a guess at this point

as a...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-24-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

i thought i would have more room in the basement this year because the plan is to have some in the hallway but i still have a fairly crowded basement... still trying to get them organized in there...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-23-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

here are some pics i took in the morning...
the yard looks different now as i spent a good part of the day bringing plants inside
i did not get them all in though, i will have to continue...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-18-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Musa Acuminata - Overpotting and light

you could wait a little while for the pup to get bigger and separate it at the same time as doing the transplant
i think it could stay in that container while you wait
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-18-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 211,605
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

looks good
i might use a tarp this year as well

hope it works! i would like to try overwintering the dwarf orinoco also

what is the absolute minimum temperature you have seen there?
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-18-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Just got a Musa acuminata 'Veranda', best fertilizer for container growing?

it is best to leave them on
if the dead parts are bothering you you can cut just the dead part off...leave all green

nice plant!
Forum: Banana Identification 10-17-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By subsonicdrone
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-16-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 211,605
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

did the frost come early compared to an average year?
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-16-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Musa Acuminata - Overpotting and light

growth will slow down
being further from the light source but also less hours of daylight during the winter months
water less often

is the plant going outside next spring?
transplanting it at this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-16-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,406
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

youre plant looks a bit different from my balbisiana from seed also
https://i.ibb.co/tz951TR/IMG-0735.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Js79H99/IMG-0737.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/fdzNsg9/IMG-0721.jpg

there has been...
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-15-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: World biggest snail

until looking at youre photo i never gave much thought to the size of the living part of the snail when it existed all those years ago
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-14-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,318
Views: 281,511
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Share an image!

https://i.ibb.co/k6rJTPT/IMG-0650c.jpg
lions mane mushroom at a local park
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-14-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: World biggest snail

i have found huge fossil snails here in ontario canada
the biggest one found(in the world) is 26 cm i have found one around 20 cm
the species is called: Maclurina manitobensis
they are from the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-12-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Bitter Sweet :(

looking forward to seeing youre new banana patch/butterfly garden!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-12-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Monkeying Around in Ohi

awesome!
do you plan to leave the basjoo in the ground and pile wood chips on it?
Forum: Member Introductions 10-11-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: new member

those might be the male flowers which make tiny bananas which fall off

congrats on the bunch and the 50th anniversary !
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-10-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

thank you both!
new page needs new pics!

you can see there are some leaves yellowing
especially on the hua moa which is ready to throw in the towel i think
it is probably the most cold sensitive one...
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