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Forum: Species Bananas 11-02-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By SteveW
Re: Ensete Ventricosum Var. Montbelliardii

Looks like you've had better luck propping yours than I have Kev.
Only managed 1 rooted pup so far.The corm started rotting soon after the pups started to appear on mine.Still got a small piece of...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-08-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By SteveW
Re: ID help,please

I see where you're coming from with yunnanensis Gabe
I guess once it gets a bit bigger it'll be easier to get a positive id

Steve
Forum: Banana Identification 05-04-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By SteveW
ID help,please

I'm in need of a bit of help id'ing this guys.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=31326&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=31326&ppuser=941)
It germinated late...
Forum: European Section 03-30-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,927
Posted By SteveW
Re: Lost during winter RIP

Lost alot of stuff this winter,some of it expected as I wasn't really prepared for the bad winter we got.**** happens,lol
The nanas that went to the great plantation in the sky are:
Black stemmed...
Forum: Species Bananas 02-01-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,799
Posted By SteveW
Re: Musa Griersonii

Great news Kev,you must be made up mate!
Forum: Species Bananas 09-15-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,343
Posted By SteveW
Forum: Species Bananas 09-14-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,343
Posted By SteveW
Re: Musa itinerans var. itinerans is having a good year!

Thats a real impressive clump Frank,no mistake
If you ever get any more pups sneaking into your yard,I'd be willing to try one over here in the UK.
Can't source a proper intinerans for love nor money...
Forum: Species Bananas 09-14-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,846
Posted By SteveW
Re: Can We Clear up Musa itinerans...PLEASE?

Your plant looks the spit of what we've been getting as itinerans in the UK for I don't know how long.I've had mine for 3 possibly 4 years now and they've been around longer than that I'm sure.And...
Forum: European Section 09-10-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 39,571
Posted By SteveW
Re: Shops, nurseries... in Europe

Just realised no ones mentioned Achims (http://www.bananenshop.at/) bananenshop.
The perfect place to find a Saba for anyone thats after one
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-15-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,260
Posted By SteveW
Re: variegated nanners please

Ensete maurelii
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=19005&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=19005&ppuser=941)
and...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-09-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,973
Posted By SteveW
Re: Congrats To New Daddy Jarred!

Congratulations mate!
Forum: European Section 05-01-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,238
Posted By SteveW
Re: Call for European members

Hi I'm a Brit:nanadrink:





Basjoo rubra,red stemmed cavendish,red basjoo they're all the same plant and totally tender as you'd expect from a cavendish.I've tried these a few times now and killed...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-03-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,079
Posted By SteveW
Re: WooHoo 2009 Indian Bananas have arrived

They're looking good Kev.
Are you just putting them on ebay or can we deal direct with you like last year mate?
Cheers
Steve
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-08-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,837
Posted By SteveW
Re: Musa balbisiana 'Black Thai', how tall?

Blood 'ell Kyle,so all that growths from a little tc starter.Makes it an even more impressive plant for me now mate.I thought it might've been a thai import like mine,which was about 3foot high when...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-07-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,837
Posted By SteveW
Re: Musa balbisiana 'Black Thai', how tall?

Hi Kyle
Just out of curiosity was yours one of Jarreds?or Chawalits?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-05-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,837
Posted By SteveW
Re: Musa balbisiana 'Black Thai', how tall?

Awesome picture Kyle,it obviously favors your climate mate.Over here the one I've got only managed to put out 3 leaves all summer long.Still looks good though,lol.
Steve
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-31-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,806
Posted By SteveW
Re: Nervous night for UK growers...

Sounds like a good idea to me mate:nanadrink:

We'll have to organise it closer the time,saying that xmas isn't that far away:ha:
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-30-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,806
Posted By SteveW
Re: Nervous night for UK growers...

Luckily enough we've been frost and snow free here so far Kev,hope we stay that way for the forseeable future as I've still got to protect a few things outside.Maybe this weekend I'll get a chance to...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-29-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,399
Posted By SteveW
Re: dig or wrap up , very confused? musa basjoo kent uk

Hi parkeey
How big is the basjoo in question?and where are you in kent?
If its big enough you should get away without protecting it at all.Mine do,but mine is a very large established clump which...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By SteveW
Re: Mutant maurelli

Hey guys
Its definately a Tc plant,it came from one of the DIY stores back in the spring.Reason I bought it was that it was showing some interesting colouration.Unfortuanatly its since lost the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By SteveW
Mutant maurelli

I've spent ages trying to word this post correctly,but I can't seem to phrase it right.So I'll just let the pics speak for...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,026
Posted By SteveW
Re: Aeae on ebay.co.uk

Excellent,hope you have a good time mate,and have a beer for me will ya,lol
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,026
Posted By SteveW
Re: Aeae on ebay.co.uk

Going anywhere nice Kev?
Forum: Species Bananas 08-25-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,765
Posted By SteveW
Re: Musa itinerans recent photos

Hi Frank,they look fantastic!
Does the Indian form keep the red midrib when it gets larger?or does it dissapear?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,026
Posted By SteveW
Re: Aeae on ebay.co.uk

Its already up to 92($180USD)and its still got 6 days left to run
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