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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,438
Posted By nealnick5
Re: FaceBook Group Planet Musa

I am happy to hear you joined. Thankfully, I think I have successfully sent that group's members here, and vice-versa.
I never had any personal motive. I just wanted to units Facebook Members with...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 05-31-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By nealnick5
Seeking Kru banana plant

Seeking Musa Kru and Dwarf Red pups. Payment methods have to be PayPal or Venmo. Thanks!
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 04-27-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,571
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa Aeae White Variegated

I see. I am no longer interested in AEAE's because I read they cannot dip below 60F. If I were to slip up once in my climate they would be harmed.. I can't take that risk haha

My friend in NC zone 7...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-14-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,164
Posted By nealnick5
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

Who are you speaking of? (Please excuse my ignorance... I'm mainly here for the musa not the drama! no comprende)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-14-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,164
Posted By nealnick5
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

Honestly, I'd rather never have Red French Plantain than acquire it though this seller. Small or large offer, this guy does not reply. Almost like he lives for this sort of drama. He literally never...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-12-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,164
Posted By nealnick5
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

@PR Giants now I know why you are notorious for never answering people's messages.. you're busy sitting way up there on your high horse condescending. Enjoy it up there. Probably gets lonely. Just...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-29-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,164
Posted By nealnick5
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

Hector, I always love watching the progress of your banana plants. If it weren't for the weight, I'd 100% use your silica and pearlite combo for soil medium.

Let's get an update again soon please!...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-16-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By nealnick5
Re: My Musa itinerans var. xishuanbannaensis planted in VA

Loving the growth but 100% not xishuangbannaensis. Still cool to collect.. almost like a soft version of bamboo!!! No pups yet but at 2ft deep it will have many rhizomes that survive winter!!! can't...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Nana super slow after roots dried out over winter

Update plant rotted in fine sand and pearlite.. 50/50.. misunderstanding. Course sand was required. Anyways, 2 pups lived so I am happy!!!!
Forum: Species Bananas 07-29-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,865
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa yunnanensis officially described!

So far the basjoos since they're 3 years old and in the ground.. everything else is potted and fairly young/small. The Mekong Giant is getting some nice size to it now though, but not even close to...
Forum: Species Bananas 07-26-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,865
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa yunnanensis officially described!

Sorry forgot to update this. TURNS OUT Mekong Giant is actually Itinerans var. itinerans. What a ripoff. The sap is white. Xishuangbannaensis has red sap. Here's the link explaining the differences...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 07-02-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Giant Yunnan Banana (Musa Itinerans Gigantea)

I think one is germinating!!! It's in the middle of the pic.. white part emerging! It looks like the tip of it is brown but that's just a piece of vermiculite. I might transfer it to a pearlite jar...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-27-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,791
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa basjoo never makes it

My friend "Iowa" had some basjoo I sent him this past winter. They got blasts of -40F and returned this spring. My winterization method works wonders. Mine actually grew when it was under 32 out on a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,438
Posted By nealnick5
FaceBook Group Planet Musa

Hi! I have only been growing nanas for 3 years and the addiction has grown even more after using the FaceBook group called Planet Musa. There are some experts, and novices, just like this on this...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-15-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Ensete sale!

What are your seed sources/germination methods? So far I have nothing lol trying "Big Seeds" from either Etsy or Amazon in vermiculite in a sealed mason jar. Has only been 1 month, so maybe I'm being...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-15-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Ensete sale!

Unfortunately I know nothing about trading laws. I am assuming every plant (usually cacti) from oversees were approved first, legally, but i have no idea what that entails. Thank you but I guess I'll...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-15-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Bunchy Top Virus Spread Through 5 Species

Where can I get his posts/contact him? I just want my species/GENUSES to remain virus free as they have been!!! Thank you for your post
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-15-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Bunchy Top Virus Spread Through 5 Species

Thank you for this. The video demonstrated the severity of water-spread diseases/pests and I am positive I'll never plant any garbage (AKA cannas.. lol) in the same soil. But it never hurts to be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-15-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Bunchy Top Virus Spread Through 5 Species

From what we know.. i bought 9 different types of cannas any many had the canna virus here in USA. I will forever be cautious and research/quarantine new sh** I buy haha
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-15-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Bunchy Top Virus Spread Through 5 Species

Hey I am here to learn.. and I will never forget this differentiation. I really appreciate this.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By nealnick5
Bunchy Top Virus Spread Through 5 Species

So is this true? According to a 2014 documentary, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaMqJfH8yXE 40:21-40:57, bunchy top is spread all throughout musa, gingers, cannas, tumerics, and cardamom plants...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Nana super slow after roots dried out over winter

I followed all of your suggestions. Just waiting now. Thanks again so much. The pups are doing well outdoors and I replaced all banana plants with 50% sand, 25% pearlite, 25% potting soil *Mixed...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-08-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Nana super slow after roots dried out over winter

Ok I will redo the potting mix! (Figured I couldn't get off so easily.. *sigh* lol) I will do this tomorrow morning. @Hmelendez how do you know when new plants are forming new roots though? Do you...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-07-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Nana super slow after roots dried out over winter

The pups/corms/corm callous are all in WET (from rain) potting soil, and the mother (5ft pseudo) is in dry potting soil in the garage. Are you saying I should plant them all in sand? I checked the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-07-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Nana super slow after roots dried out over winter

Wait am I the only one here who drinks bleach from the bottle? But anyways, thank you all for your help! I cut off the callous and soaked in water with a small amount of bleach for 30 min. I hope the...
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