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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-14-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By hasty22
Re: Basjoo's in the heat.

Mine seem to be doing good. they are on the east side of house. it has been around 100 F for the last 2 weeks. they get full sun till around 2pm. I live in the okanagan in BC Canada. We normally get...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-13-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By hydroid
Re: Basjoo's in the heat.

My Basjoo never do well during mild winters and hot summers, they have always liked cold winters and mild summers without the extreme heat .
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-13-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Basjoo's in the heat.

I hear that Basjoos don't like high temps in general. But they do better in cooler temps where many other bananas start to slow down.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-13-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Green Ruby

I've seen it happen quite a few times, the plants seem to be about as unstable in soil as from tissue culture in terms of colors and patterns.
Forum: Banana Identification 06-03-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,676
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: How to tell red dwarf from tall red?


Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. It's very admirable of you to try to save some of his plants. I think figs root fairly easily, so you might consider just taking several...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-10-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,403
Posted By chong
Surprise Texas Star Banana shipment from Ty Ty Nursery

Would you believe I got an early (or maybe on time) shipment of my order for Texas Star banana plants from Ty Ty Nursery, GA? Came home from work this afternoon and found this box in front of the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By MediaHound
Re: Dwarf Cavendish

Is she the type that checks them daily?
If so, sure, she could wait till the first hand gets ripe on the plant. However if not, the fruit flies and ants could beat her to it. If that were to happen,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,877
Posted By Tropicallvr
Some hill bananas in Jalisco MX(24 pics)

Heading North East of Puerto Vallarta(the road past Home Depot), took a few shots of the Native palms Sabal rosei(short), and Acrocomia aculeata(taller)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Grain nain flower and questions

Grand Nain is the chosen commercial variety because it makes huge bunches of fruit, its normal for them to make a lot. If you can keep the mat alive and healthy, the following bunches will be larger...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By Steve in France
Link to pics of our house in France

Hi all we just got back a few days ago from Europe. We visited our house just North of Paris. The garden is looking pretty good.
I'll post some pics of the plants here in Maryland a bit later...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,101
Posted By Lagniappe
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 08-11-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,826
Posted By marksbananas
found this helpful

After much searching i found this and thought it might help as i found it very informative, Banana Micropropagation by Ian Maguire (
Forum: Site News 08-09-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By Richard
Re: Expert Member plaques removed

I think most people here are aware that the underlying software of a site like this is "pre-fabricated" -- the owner of the site chooses a program with appealing features, and then customizes it to...
Forum: Site News 08-06-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By MediaHound
Expert Member plaques removed

No more "Expert Member" system.
Hope the change is welcome.
I think its best we do without it. Sounded like a fun thing at first... but it alienates some members, some other members that did...
Forum: Site News 08-06-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,026
Posted By MediaHound
Re: Quiz for Expert Member seal

All gone now! No more expert member seal, for now at least.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,630
Posted By Tropicallvr
Re: What's going to be next years Siam Ruby

Looking forward to that M.peekelii myself, and that variegated balbisiana X veluntia hybrid.
If you're going to TC a varigated banana, why not go the whole 9 yards and get a Musa basjoo varigated...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,630
Posted By Gabe15
Re: What's going to be next years Siam Ruby

M. peekelii (30-40ft tall), a few different Fe'i bananas (one with fruit the size and shape of a grapefruit), a new variety of M. beccarii with more red, maybe some different variegated ones (Pisang...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-03-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,159
Posted By MediaHound
Re: Growing Praying Hands In zone 9

Musa Praying Hands - Bananas Wiki (
Scroll down and you will see theres a map where a few members pinned their location to that are growing the praying...
Forum: Site News 08-03-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,323
Posted By MediaHound
"Members who have read this thread" feature now turned off!

I just turned off the "members who have read this thread" bit from the bottom of all posts in the forums.
Hope this gives people more privacy. You don't need to feel bad anymore when you read a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,116
Posted By MediaHound
Ask him to join Bananas! btw I killed mine also,...

Ask him to join Bananas!

btw I killed mine also, lol
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,116
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Show me your Namwah Pearl!!!

I spoke with the producer of the Namwah Pearl's a few weeks ago, and he said they were completely unaware that everyones plant dies and no one can get them past about a foot. They hadn't even grown...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,144
Posted By Richard
Re: Compost

Yes, so mixing it up is a great idea -- especially break up clumps of manure and get it distributed throughout. You need a corral to keep it in which you can make out of inexpensive garden fencing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Siam Ruby Flowers - Do They Exist???

I'm looking out for the same thing. I have a contact in SoFL that has been growing it for awhile and he says it should be flowering any time now, he knows bananas very well and is going to provide...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,116
Posted By sandy0225
She's not too big considering she's about a year...

She's not too big considering she's about a year old, only about 18" tall. But there's two new leaves.

FYI those aren't pups in there. They're green spider plants. They bloom and seed into...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,528
Posted By tophersmith
Cold Freeze Pruf

I don't know about you guys but I will be the first in line to purchase this when it goes public.
Spray Improves Plants’ Cold Tolerance By 2 To Over 9 Degrees Fahrenheit...
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