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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-14-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Basjoo's in the heat.

Yea the foliage is definitly a +. They just don't look so stressed and bleached out. Thanx-Nate:bananas_b
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-13-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By natedogg1026
Basjoo's in the heat.

My Basjoos are doing horible this year. the temps have been near 100 for 3-4 weeks. They are much smaller than normal. They seem to stand still and put on a leaf every 10 days or so. They are growing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,889
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: How to handle the heat

Here in SE Kansas we are stuck in this heat bubble. 98-106 for the last 5 weeks with very lil rain. All in all the nana's in full sun are doing -OK The Basjoo's just like the 80's better. They always...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-28-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,062
Posted By natedogg1026
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-05-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Need help!, Fiber bananas

It is probably Musa Basjoo. Japanese fiber banana (actually native to China). It can handle all of the sun you can give it. Lots of water during the summer. Max height is 16'+ but will take about...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-01-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,301
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: The correct hardiness of Musa basjoo

Micro climate is a big factor too. IMO. Mine come back in 6 and I just walk away from em. 8' already. Alot of it also has to do with the size of the corm. They are, quite amazing. Had Lasiocarpa...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-01-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: How many pups can typically grow?

Basjoo's pup like crazy! Chop em off and spread them around the yard or to friends. I prefer to grow mine in a big clump so I leave most of them on. The mat will also spread that way and will come...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,607
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Corm/Plant Size to Repot Ratio

I would let em get a bit root bound for winter. You'll have a lot better luck w/an undersized pot inside since they can easily get over watered. Gabe explained it pretty well but just threw in my 2...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-13-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,665
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Unknown red stem variety.

Seem to gain height slower than some of the others but man has it got some girth!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,877
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Some hill bananas in Jalisco MX(24 pics)

Wow, great pics. Thanx for sharing. So what's the scoop on this little town?
Forum: Species Bananas 08-11-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,967
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: New Ensete on the market- E. gilletii seeds

Dean, FYI, they winter great in the garage. Didn't you see Randy's Maurellii?
Forum: Site News 08-07-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Expert Member plaques removed

I think you made the right call.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,701
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Banana bloom in Pa.

Tis the season for blooms. Congrats Stan.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,095
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: First fruit off tall orinoco

Wow, that's quite a bunch off an Orinoco. Congrats. They are a really tasty nana when good and ripe. Mines got a while for it will be cut.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-06-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,841
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: My Saba Harvest 2008

Congrats Jarred! Hopefully I'll be posting a pic like that in a year or two. Enjoy.
Forum: Banana Identification 08-05-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,542
Posted By natedogg1026
Forum: Species Bananas 08-05-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,060
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: It's time to see how all those M. Balbisiana 'Thai Blacks' are doing

Mine is doing well. It's about 2' tall and very healthy with a fair amount of black. It's in a 8" pot for this year. Next year it will have a special spot in my beds. My dad's is growin like a...
Forum: Tiki Hut 08-03-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Have Trowel, Will Travel

Congrats Richard. Best of luck to ya!
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 08-03-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,195
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Cavendish Seeds On Ebay

Don't think there is. Cavandish is a cultivar that was created for the purpose of having a seedless fruit(dessert banana). Maybe they are Acuminata seeds from a wild banana. Not 100% on this....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: looking for ensete ventricosum

Got mine from Wellspring gardens.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,817
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Rocky, clay soil

They look very happy Dean. I might suggest 2" of mulch. It will hold in the moisture and keep the weeds down.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,144
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Compost

Use 3 parts greens(grass)- 1 Part Browns(Oak leaves) works for me. Mix in some manure and throw in the grounds. Mound it up and turn it every couple days. Have you looked to see if any of the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,179
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Drooping lower leaves--normal?

Sounds completely normal to me. I believe it's from the rapid expansion in the diameter of the "stalk". Try to leave them on till they completely fall or turn yellow. Cutting them prematurelly...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By natedogg1026
Re: Hardy fruiting banana with no name

Yea, my Pearl croaked along w/everyone elses. LOL!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-28-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By natedogg1026
Cold Re: Winter protection method question

Norteno, I've been wintering my nana's in my crawl space for several years with good success here in Z6. My dad uses his garage and my buddy uses his basement. All work well. What you want is an...
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