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Forum: Other Plants 04-23-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Apricot pest

Have you tried organic pyrethrin? I just knocked out some beetles on my persimmon tree a few weeks...
Forum: Other Plants 04-19-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Edible Taro Root

Just plant in the ground correct?
Forum: Other Plants 04-19-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Edible Taro Root

I have never tried it but should be easy to grownin our area instead of elephant ears.
Forum: Other Plants 04-19-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Edible Taro Root

I think my local publix may have malanga. Will have to check.
Forum: Other Plants 04-13-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 58,037
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Tomatoes

I have had good luck with "thai pink egg" tomatos. This year I am trying homestead as they were available for purchase already started (I have a feeling this will not do as well with our heat and...
Forum: Other Plants 04-13-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Edible Taro Root

I am looking for the varieties that are grown for edible taro root. Does anyone know what those varieties are?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-02-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,426
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Pisang Klotek

Correct. I got mine from hydroid. I think I may be too far from the Gulf to successfully get fruit on this one unless we have an extremely mild winter. I did have it in a bad spot in my yard and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,617
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Clarification of Agristarts "ICE CREAM" Banana

The agri-starts "Ice Cream" that I have has the pink around the edges of the leaf exactly like the dwarf namwah that I have. The ice cream blue java does not have the pink at all.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,272
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: The North Carolina Banana Experiment

Try a pindo palm, it has significantly more cold tolerance.
Forum: Other Plants 02-19-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 263,325
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

For people in hot humid locations, Florida and the deep south, you can grow summer veggies but you have to find the right variety. If you want cucumbers, grow burr gherkins (lasted April until...
Forum: Other Plants 02-17-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,665
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Sourcing loquat varieties

Does anyone have any updates on whether you got what you purchased from Willis Orchard? Were they seed grown, grafted, or cuttings?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-18-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,689
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Lost all my bananas

I wouldn't rush to judgment that they are dead. The corms usually make it through the winter. I had mine easily survive 17f degrees (-8.3c) but those weren't the ultra tropical varities. We hit...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 11-08-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,255
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Anyone Else Had Issues With Buying From Other Members?

I haven't had any issues with buying from members. If they have a lot of posts on this forum, it probably isn't a scam. People get busy and forum most forum members have other jobs. Be patient and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-25-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 964
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Gros Michel Cold Tolerance Pt.2

It seems to be around the cavendish for cold hardiness, which isn't much.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-12-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,528
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: 'Pre-order' for banana species

Probably fraud given he/she has 1 post (this post). Beware.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Leaves starting to brown and fall off please help

Could be mistaken, but that appears to be birds of paradise, not a banana plant.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Wanted Thousand Finger Banana Plant

Please use the search function for Florida Hills.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-29-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,323
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Prayer request for Darkman's son

My condolences Charles. Praying for you and your family.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-24-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Wintering RajaPuri

I could be wrong, have not tried to do so myself, but you should have a lot more luck keeping a raja puri/dwarf namwah or other cold hardy type indoors through the winter.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-16-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Veinte Cohol

Its a good plant for when you have long warm growing seasons but have a few months of cold weather because it will fruit prior to the weather turning cold. It is a very cold sensitive plant so you...
Forum: Other Plants 03-06-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Mexican cold Harry avocado seed wanted.

Lowes may be able to get them in but I was referring to calling Becnel and inquiring into whether they sell them to any places in your area. They may be able to provide you the info on the closest...
Forum: Other Plants 03-05-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Mexican cold Harry avocado seed wanted.

Saxon Becbel & Sons grafts joey, lila, and fantastic in Texas. We have those 3 being sold at lowes here altough they were grafted in Texas. You may want to call them and see if they have any...
Forum: Other Plants 03-01-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: kumquat

I would try to get one that is grafted onto trifoliate orange rootstock. That rootstock is deciduous which assists in dormancy of the tree so it helps prevent freeze damage. It isn't as much of a...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-07-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,073
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Ice Cream/Blue Java banana?

As Jamie said, a reddish pink midrib on the leaf and on thwarting of the leaf.
Forum: Banana Identification 10-06-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,073
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Ice Cream/Blue Java banana?

The problem of not getting an ice cream is the source where the big box stores get their plants from. If there is pink in it then it is a namwah
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