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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-08-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Propagation advice

many people on the forum use coarse sand/sharp sand and perlite

the idea being to provide lots of drainage so you do not overwater

once it has roots and is showing signs of growth you can...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 01-25-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,806
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Resilient little lasiocarpas.

awesome! lots of pups
how tall is the pstem and how big did it get over all before flowering?
i have some seeds but none have germinated yet
beautiful flower!
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-03-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: started bringing plants inside

some 2020 pics of the garden
https://i.ibb.co/Hnyj9j7/IMG-2095.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/0r2jrDL/IMG-2122.jpg
the flowering one is on the right side of this next pic... its pup is obscuring the view
the...
Forum: Other Plants 01-03-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 240,044
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

i have posted pic of this plumeria before but here are some more...
i cant get all the blooms in one shot... here is the back side
https://i.ibb.co/0jdZQBP/IMG-2128.jpg
and a close up of a cluster on...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-31-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 729
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Advice on LED growlights/ do bananas require full spectrum

Iowa and Cincinnana, wow you guys have a lot of plants.... look great too Iowa
"12x12 grow room and a conditioned 16x50 grow area and a cool garage"
wow that is MANY times what i have in the...
Forum: Other Plants 12-31-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,836
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: anyone growing amorphophallus?

i was watching some of Stalewiak's videos on youtube the other night!
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-23-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: started bringing plants inside

well most of the bananas were eaten... they were best with the skin black
https://i.ibb.co/HP8tF5m/IMG-1914.jpg

the ensete ventricosum large seed were transplanted to larger containers
the other one...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: My first inflorescence! Dwarf Orinoco, Zone 5, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

nice.. i guess youre icecream died...

is that the light from the led ie does it produce "white" light
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-07-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: My first inflorescence! Dwarf Orinoco, Zone 5, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

woohoo!
right on !

are they inside the house or in a greenhouse?

how many varieties do you have these days?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-28-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Tissue Culture Propagation

if you scroll down on the main page there is a subsection on tissue culturing
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-21-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,571
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Keep looking up!!

i saw a shooting star last night and apparently the next couple nights in eastern north america and in europe there may be many seen
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-16-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: started bringing plants inside

well one month later and two of them have hit the ceiling
https://i.ibb.co/gRt8mbv/IMG-1818.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/1zqLMMw/IMG-1823.jpg
thats the dwarf iholena and a dwarf cavendish
it is somewhat...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-02-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Hello

whaddup junglist
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Wintering question

http://www.bananas.org/f15/time-put-bananas-sleep-winter-310.html

the thread above has good information

my attempt at overwintering like this was a failure and here are the reasons i believe...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-25-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Spider Mites

i used to use a sponge and soapy water
also i had a phase of spraying soapy water and possibly because i was using tap water
the plants became unhappy essentially because they were getting a foliar...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-24-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Spider Mites

i have bought phytoseiulus persimilis and also neoseiulus californicus
there is also amblyseius swirskii, fallacis neoseiulus, neoseiulus cucumeris, feltiella acarisuga

and i am sure there are many...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-22-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: started bringing plants inside

it was id'd as dwarf cavendish

observations from cutting the tops off...
tiny little plants do not like it
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-22-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: started bringing plants inside

oh yeah, the scale of this bunch is quite small...
not exactly a 100+lbs rack!

yes the watering is fun at first and becomes a chore at times
i would like to get a hose and wand
carrying buckets and...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-22-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: started bringing plants inside

i almost forgot about the fruiting one
my friend had wrapped the bunch with a pair of track pants and put a hand warmer packet
hanging slightly below in the track pants so the heat would rise towards...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-16-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Hi
Views: 268
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Hi

i forget which year i acquired the plant but i would guess it to be at least 10 yrs old
Forum: Member Introductions 10-16-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Hi
Views: 268
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Hi

hi Neil,

i had good germination rates with ensete ventricosum var large seed from rare palm seeds recently

check out my plumeria..
it was given to me by a customer at work who had grown tired of...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-16-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: started bringing plants inside

just a few more to collect from neighbours... and some stayed at their summer home
https://i.ibb.co/yR4fycD/IMG-1615.jpg
last year the big ones i chopped down did quite well so i tried it with most...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-16-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,611
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: backyard pics 2019

thats the basjoo
i will leave it out a little while longer and wait for the weather to affect it a bit
then dig it up and bring it inside as i dont think it is big and established enough to make it...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-16-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,611
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: backyard pics 2019

last banana plant standing
https://i.ibb.co/N1cq62v/IMG-1602.jpg

the rest have been cut shorter and brought inside
https://i.ibb.co/CwcH5Z8/IMG-1607.jpg
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-14-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By subsonicdrone
started bringing plants inside

https://i.ibb.co/k6DYzQf/IMG-1596.jpg
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