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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Richard
Re: My full size indoor dwarf Cavendish

You said:

Then you said:

Hmm ... I think you wanted to show off your for-profit sites.

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Richard
Re: My full size indoor dwarf Cavendish

You've both been duped by a long-time seller on many internet venues.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Richard
Re: My full size indoor dwarf Cavendish

That plant was not grown indoors in that pot.

This is B.S. to advertise grow lights and fertilizer on @cwbrandsdal Amazon store.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-02-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Richard
Re: Sul-Po-Mag

Yes that is the fertilizer. I am retired but the legacy lives on!
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-01-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Richard
Re: Sul-Po-Mag

Table salt will dissolve in water ... to the point of saturation.

Sul-Po-Mag will dissolve in water to a point, depending on what else is already dissolved in the water.

One of the reasons I...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 11-28-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Richard
Re: Hello California U.S.A Banana Growers

Check with Jon. He's here as pitangadiego.
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 11-27-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By Richard
Re: Upgrade

Occurs often when replying to posts:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64137
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 11-27-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 157,604
Posted By Richard
Re: BananaBucks

The year listed in the "Next Bank Interest" statement has been in error since inception. I have always received interest. But your bank total seems very low given the years of posts and interest that...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 11-24-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Richard
Re: USB bug zapper to kill fungus gnats

The issue with Imidacloprid is when it is used as a pre-emergent seed coating. That use is banned in California and the EU for grain crops. I'm all for that.

The "organic lifestyle" magazines have...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 11-23-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Richard
Re: USB bug zapper to kill fungus gnats

I use Leverage 360 (https://www.cropscience.bayer.us/products/insecticides/leverage-360/label-msds).
Forum: Banana Identification 11-15-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Richard
Re: Harvested bunch finally-Orinoco?

Typical ripening time in my climate.



I like Orinoco yellow (no green) with lots of black spots -- not completely black.
Forum: Banana Identification 11-14-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,168
Posted By Richard
Re: Tales of SH-3640's

Sounds like you came through the fires ok. Whew.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-13-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Richard
Re: how many hours can banana take of 32 degree?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64097&size=1 (https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/us/tx/montgomery/77316?cm_ven=localwx_10day)
Forum: Banana Identification 11-13-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,168
Posted By Richard
Re: Tales of SH-3640's

At sunrise

https://growingfruit-images.s3.dualstack.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/optimized/3X/7/1/71354093197378ba3eeb8f1d487483808865bb65_1_690x920.jpeg
Forum: Contests! 11-13-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 626
Posted By Richard
Forum: Banana Identification 11-11-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By Richard
Re: 2 Mystery Bananas

One is with, and the other without wine stains.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-11-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Richard
Re: propagated by tissue culture

The fact that Namwa is often sold as Ice Cream or Misi Luki is well posted on this site and across the internet. I would say that anyone making that mistake as a buyer has only themselves to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-11-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Richard
Re: propagated by tissue culture

Demand exceeds supply.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-11-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Richard
Re: propagated by tissue culture

They purchase TC's from Agristarts -- who is known to sell medium height Namwa as Ice Cream and Tall Namwa as Misi Luki. Otherwise, in my experience Agristarts is reliable with cultivars -- and I...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-11-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Richard
Re: Help! First time banana owner and winterizing

Neither of those plants can survive a winter in the ground in zone 9a, let alone 8a.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-11-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Richard
Re: how many hours can banana take of 32 degree?

At what time? ... and what station?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Richard
Re: Winterize ice cream banana

There are several plants sold as "Ice Cream". Although sellers would like you to believe otherwise, all of them are dead in a zone 8 winter.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Richard
Re: how many hours can banana take of 32 degree?

The total damage will not be evident for a couple weeks.



You've subjected them to sub-45F temperatures. Their growth in the ground will now slow to a crawl until you have several continuous weeks...
Forum: Contests! 11-10-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 626
Posted By Richard
Re: 2018 Namwa bunch size contest

GF = GrowingFruit.org
FB = Facebook
B = Bananas.org

when = order of entries so I hopefully don't miss anyone.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Richard
Re: how many hours can banana take of 32 degree?

But the shock will last for a couple of months, just like it does here.
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