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Forum: Hydroponics 07-25-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By Lokalrunde
Re: Problems after transplant to hydro from soil

The Problem with urea is that it first rises PH wenn bacteria convert it to NH4.
Wenn NH4 is converted to NO2, it reduces the PH.
Plants dont like often changig PH.
Also high ammounts of NO2 are not...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-24-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By Richard
Re: Problems after transplant to hydro from soil

No. If I dig up a pup and it's missing roots -- I discard it.

I meant: start your plant in one culture and keep it there.

DON'T foliar feed a hydroponics plant with anything containing urea...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-24-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By pikkenix
Re: Problems after transplant to hydro from soil

Will try some foliar feeding. Thank you so much for your suggestion! Think these kind of tips should be sticky somewhere in the hydrosection...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-24-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By edwmax
Re: Problems after transplant to hydro from soil

I can follow this. ... so some misting a couple of times per day and folar feeding during the first two week should lessen the transplant shock, and strengthen the plant to speed new 'hydro'...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-24-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By pikkenix
Re: Problems after transplant to hydro from soil

Great reply Chris!
I'll just wait and see what happends, Thank you.
Forum: Hydroponics 07-24-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,826
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Problems after transplant to hydro from soil

I know nothing about hydro. However the markings on your plant in soil are a perfect sign of overwatering. Not sure if that helped. Maybe some type of problem with the water not having enough Oxygen?...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By JP
Re: Repotting

I'd do it.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-22-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,411
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Grow light recommendations?

.....here is an example of a setup I had mentioned earlier.
When I say check out YOUTUBE and your still asking Questions... that means we can help.........do not hesitate to ask.

I can tell your...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-21-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,411
Posted By Lancelot
Re: Grow light recommendations?

My goal isn't for the plants to thrive for the winter, just to survive. I have florescent lights and spot lights with the grow spectrum curly bulbs set up in several spots in my basement. It stays...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-21-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,411
Posted By saxybill1
Re: Grow light recommendations?

I just found a site that I consider to have the least expensive cfl bulbs, for instance, a 68 watt 6500k cfl sells for about 15.00, anywhere else, it's 22.00 and up. It's called 1000Bulbs.com..Hope...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-22-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By JP
Re: Just planted basjoo

So you finaly got your Ice Cream? Congrats!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-22-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By JP
Re: Just planted basjoo

Nice buddy! Post pics!
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 05-05-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,373
Posted By JP
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 05-01-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,110
Posted By JP
Re: Wormcomposting

Lol! I keep forgetting! If you need worms, let me know. I'm the guy to call!
I'll try to post pics. Sorry guys.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Brought the bananas up from the basement.. HELP!

I wouldn't worry too much about cutting away any dead stuff, if there is living tissue in there it will grow through all that just fine and you might end up doing some damage. I'd pretty much echo...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By JP
Re: Brought the bananas up from the basement.. HELP!

Try this mix. Works well for me and I grow in pots. 40-50% coarse sand, 30-40% garden soil (the cheap one they sell in bags will do fine) and 20% composted manure. I used a mix of cow and sheep and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By JP
Re: Brought the bananas up from the basement.. HELP!

Please update your location in your profile. It'll help us to help you...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Kat2
Re: Brought the bananas up from the basement.. HELP!

I'm not an expert with bananas but have some experience with plants. What would I do? I'd place the pots in a good place (warm and sunny), water them well and after a couple of weeks carefully lift...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-19-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: New leaf suddenly died

This is a somewhat common thing....somewhat.

This (my) plant was hit by a hard frost.......but if it continued to grow the new leaf would push green and shiny new......but half a leaf( because the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 02-14-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,522
Posted By Zeebie
DIY - Large Self Watering Container

Hey guys.

My banana plants where starting to get a bit to large for their pots, on one occasion during strong wind one plant took a tumble. The ideal solution for me was that i was going to plant...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-21-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By siege2050
Re: Am I being paranoid...

They look like spider mites to me which is common in winter indoors. Look in bright sun light and see if you can see webbing. Best way I have found to control them is a damp paper towel.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-20-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Re: Am I being paranoid...

Can't tell for sure but looks like Mealy bugs. Need close up of white spots on the stem. If so I had the same thing. Same symptoms. If so I used "Acephate" or you can use "Bayer 3 in one. They...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-19-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By siege2050
Re: Am I being paranoid...

I am guessing too much water and like Sal says, poor drainage. If you look at the leaf with the brown spots you can see water soaked areas of the leaf. This happens sometimes if I give my indoor...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-19-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By sal
Re: Am I being paranoid...

It looks like that pot is too moist. I think you are over watering it or you have soil that doesn't drain well.

Can we get a close up of the pot soil?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-15-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By siege2050
Dont throw away depleted looking mother corms after fruiting

For those of you that are curious and learning, this is a mother corm from a Tall Orinoco that fruited and started to die back. I dig and store mine under the house each year in winter (Orinoco is...
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