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Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-18-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 47,793
Posted By momoese
Re: In Memoriam: Tog Tan

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=18460&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=18460)
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-17-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 47,793
Posted By Tog Tan
Re: In Memoriam: Tog Tan

Hi peeps..

Stefanie here, Tog's daughter. Not sure if it's appropriate to post with his account, but heck, if I created a new one, you guys would probably be confused.

I'm truly touched by this...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-17-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 47,793
Posted By lorax
In Memoriam: Tog Tan

Tog Tan, known to many members of the IBS as an indespensable font of banana and tropical knowledge, passed away on 16 June 2009 of a heart attack, while driving home with a new load of bananas and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-19-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: ice cream!

Frost won't kill them. A hard freeze won't kill them, but will just knock them back a bit.

I have had them fruit in Charleston on multiple occasions.
Here are 2 of the 3 bunches from summer...
Forum: Other Plants 05-19-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,368
Posted By Tog Tan
Joy Re: Palm Lovers' Talk - A place to talk Palms!

Variegated Palms
Hey, you people into Variegated palms? Over here, they cost a bomb and I have only a couple of them cos I am tired of spending money chasing them. :ha:

This is a Variegated Adonida...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-18-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By ron_mcb
Bananas Brindando Re: what is it?? Water or sword pup?

it looked like it had been out in the rain.the dirt had eroded soil from the roots...the plant is more vunerable to being toppled.
Forum: Other Plants 05-18-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,368
Posted By Tog Tan
Joy Re: Palm Lovers' Talk - A place to talk Palms!

Howard, with its size and very low light requirements, I don't see any problems of you bringing it indoors.



Yup, yup, yup, the C renda is everywhere! The A catechu is a nice palm to grow but it...
Forum: Other Plants 05-17-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,368
Posted By Tog Tan
Joy Palm Lovers' Talk - A place to talk Palms!

Hey people, I am sure many of you out there are palm crazy too, maybe as crazy or worse off than me! It was my first obsession before I went bananas....
This post is for my two new palm-ists friends,...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-17-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By bananimal
Concealed banana permit is required!

Fun story in today's paper.

Teenager thwarted by store owner and patron after trying to rob store by concealing a banana under his shirt to resemble a gun.

Winston-Salem authorities say this 17 yr...
Forum: Other Plants 05-17-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,490
Posted By lorax
Re: Got a lithops today!

Lithops are "living stones," and members of the huge Aster family. Basically they sit there and look like stones, and once in a while they put up a flower between the two halves, or a pup somewhere...
Forum: Other Plants 05-17-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,882
Posted By Tog Tan
Joy Re: indian cliff date and toddy date palm help?!

Thanks for the pix Lil Rat! :ha: I germinate all my foreign palms from seeds. Local ones, I hunt them in the jungle. I just had a PM from AA, I told him/her we can start a new thread like Palm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-17-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By just j
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-16-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By proletariatcsp
Thumbs up Re: what is it?? Water or sword pup?

I concur, very sword-like I'd say. And I second the motion for less exposure, its unbecoming of such a young nanner.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-16-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By Chironex
Re: what is it?? Water or sword pup?

Looks like a sword pup to me. Both of them do.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-16-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: what is it?? Water or sword pup?

basically sword suckers have narrow leaves untill the plant grows a little height.. water suckers have broad leaves from and early stage.

your plant looks so young..it seems to have suckers but from...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-14-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By momoese
Re: I have to brag a bit.

Hmm, sounds like she's taking advantage of her fame. Thats too bad.

We have been training and competing in agility for 3 years I think now, and she loves everything about it! She's pretty good in...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-12-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By Matt Turner
Re: New member living in Japan

Thanks very much for the warm welcome and the comments! To answer the questions (do I do that here? and what's the "Thanks" button for?),

Griphuz, I'm not sure about the cold hardiness of the ito...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-10-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Advice needed on Chinese Banana

You can focus growth on one shoot at a time by removing all the of the suckers, but its not as is leaving them on somehow hurts the plant. A plant with all of the suckers removed can grow very...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-10-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By Lagniappe
Re: Advice needed on Chinese Banana

I cut this p-stem several months ago and threw it into one of my beds to decompose. It bloomed!
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=17053&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-10-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By just j
Re: Advice needed on Chinese Banana

i leave all mine on the mother grows slower but if they all flower at the same time it will look nice
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-10-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By austinl01
Re: Advice needed on Chinese Banana

Hey guys, this is my yellow banana! The flowers kept emerging from the side of the pseudostem. It had 7 total flowers all open at once. I was really shocked it would flower like this! Pups of...
Forum: European Section 05-10-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,729
Posted By Jack Daw
Re: Call for European members

Nice to have you aboard pals, since in USA the plants are easier to obtain, we will probably have some smuggling missions for you.. :D ;) Just kiddin'
Welcome aboard!
Forum: Member Introductions 05-10-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Bob
Re: Greetigns from the carolinas

Welcome aboard. Funny how it goes with bananas ,you start with ine and often end up with a tropical landscape. Always great to have around the pool. Looking forward to hearing more.
Forum: Member Introductions 05-09-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By CookieCows
Re: Greetigns from the carolinas

Welcome Little Rat!!

It's a wonderful thing to fall in love with banana plants!!! Here's to the beginning of another great growing season!

Deb
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-09-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 96,974
Posted By xavierdlc61887
Re: Time to separate the pups for the Spring

they both mean the same thing, its actually sucker though, um theres also 2 types of suckers.....water suckers(NO GOOD.....DESTROY THEM) and Sword Suckers(GOOD.....these are what u want to keep)
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