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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-29-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Mekong Giant

Have one myself that I got last year late so didn't grow much(in the ground) pulled it out and put in pot with cedar chips like I do with another banana species I have. Withered back to almost...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-20-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Wanted Siam ruby and Ice cream variegated

Me as well from them. Must have bought one of the last ones as they aren't available now. Doing great in my greenhouse.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-08-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By sashaeffer
How the the pros do it?

Seems like germinating a banana is tough and time consuming so was curious what do the nurseries or smaller growers do that sell bananas?


Just curious here. Most of what I have are palm trees here...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,529
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Looks like I may not receive my order from Florida Hill Nursery.

Thanks for posting the pics. It's been a few years since I've been on this site and it's much different to attach pictures from other forums I'm on.

appreciate the tutorial. Didn't see that.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-03-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,529
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Looks like I may not receive my order from Florida Hill Nursery.

Can't load pics here for some reason, but in gallery
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-03-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Looking for Ensete glaucum ‘Snow Banana’

Have some glaucum seeds coming. Just have to give them a try. I wonder if they are more finicky to germinate? I have a greenhouse that I germinate palm seeds in so why not try this since no one...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-02-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,529
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Looks like I may not receive my order from Florida Hill Nursery.

I recently received a order from you and am totally happy with product and advice you gave me.

I'm mostly a collector of palm trees and have bought from various vendors. Just like palm tree...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-02-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,529
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Looks like I may not receive my order from Florida Hill Nursery.

Reading all I have been reading about Florida Hill plenty of good and bad, I figured it's only money and ordered two banana's from them Zebrina and Siam Ruby. Used Paypal for payment for some added...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 06-02-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Looking for Ensete glaucum ‘Snow Banana’

Bump for post to follow as I would be interested as well.

Seems odd that seeds are easy to come by, but not a live plant if they are easy to germinate....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-25-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Sumatrana X Cross second pot up

How cold hardy are these? Didn't know if they could be cut back, mulched in cold zones(5&6)

Scott/Omaha
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-27-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By sashaeffer
Overwintered Eneste...

Can't stop this bute from growing..even when brought inside for the winter. Having to move again to make room for Bottle Palm I bought today.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=47753...
Forum: Other Plants 01-01-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 144,910
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

2-Bella palms
1-Ginger Tropical plant
2-different crotens
1-ZZ plant

....have more on order cause I'm bored lol
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-23-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Unique overwintering question

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=46921&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=46921&ppuser=10205)

Pic of room, heater, bucket of water. Temp at 72, 55% humidity...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-23-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Unique overwintering question

Yes, nice sized east facing window provides natural light, and I leave the over head ceiling light on during the day as well.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-23-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Unique overwintering question

I will kick up the water...just a little and see what happens. They get misted 2-3 times a day as well
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-23-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By sashaeffer
Unique overwintering question

Ok, I have 5 potted banana's of various kinds in a empty room in my house that I was just going to leave them alone to overwinter in. Little to no water etc.

BUT...I also collect Palms, and bought a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,060
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Rion Prestige Greenhouse 8'x16'

That is a great looking greenhouse! where did you get it?

Also, where is it that you live?/Zone?

Scott/Omaha
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-23-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,586
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Christmas Lights question?

Yes, ventilation has to be kept in mind for sure. just enough heat/light to get by with.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-23-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,586
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Christmas Lights question?

Although I haven't done it yet(will this winter) is to plug in the lights to a thermocube so they only come on when needed.

I've also seen some threads and pictures where people used heat tape...
Forum: Other Plants 09-20-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 144,910
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

In the past week....

Pygmy Date Palm

Pencil Cactus

Lady Palm

"Sylvie" Rubber Plant
Forum: Other Plants 09-04-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 30,262
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Canna Lovers Unite!

Great advice for the one I have in the ground. I also have two that are in pots and they are pretty big. What is the best way to over winter them? Leave them in pots and bring inside and don't water...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'

Very cool Banana. MY personal favorite for it's majesty and beauty. They grow really, REALLY fast and can get huge.

Mine grew from about a foot and 1/2 to 10-11 feet as it is today all while...
Forum: Other Plants 08-11-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 30,262
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Canna Lovers Unite!

Is it ok though to just leave them in the pots they are in and just bring them inside the house and hold back on water? or is that pretty useless?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,015
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Overwintered Ensete Are Alive!

Jim, how did you over winter that palm? How long have you had it in the ground?

Scott/Omaha
Forum: Other Plants 08-11-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 30,262
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: Canna Lovers Unite!

I'm new to Canna's. Have two outside in pots, and one in the ground.

Can Canna's be overwintered in the ground in my zone 6ish? And as far as the ones in the pots, are they like Banana's where I...
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