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Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-03-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Building/buying a container for a dwarf namwah?

Thank you Mike..I potted this Brazil today in a barrel I got at HD for 35...typically they are 45, but..they go on sale often. I had a Brazil fruit in this same barrel..was 3 yrs old. They make great...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-03-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Building/buying a container for a dwarf namwah?

I have tried many pots...I have found making them is cheaper, and look better than .any pots. Many were just thrown together...1 2x4 cut for your corner posts, and wood I have used fence posts, and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-02-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,181
Posted By gmichael403
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

https://i.imgur.com/6Fok8Py.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-01-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,570
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Looking up in my Texas garden!

Great question..Also is their a specific potassium to use, or to avoid for that matter?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-31-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 16,181
Posted By gmichael403
Re: An Update Of My Latest Nana Plants 2019!

Excellent pics and descriptions...I forgot I was at work while looking at your plants...got lost w. Envy. Fabulous.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-18-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Thank you Akula! Geissene, I try to have them outside every chance I can throughout winter/spring when weather permits. Over the course of Winter those hours add up and seem really beneficial to...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-18-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

http://i66.tinypic.com/2uyrfqt.jpg
Finally got the whole gang out today for a few hrs..Spring is finally in sight
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-10-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Plastic pot or clay pot for super dwarf cavendish?

I really like the plastic pots, especially the flat bottom nursery pots. I buy them used at my local nursery for a few bucks each. I actually just painted this one yesterday to repot a house plant...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-05-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By gmichael403
Re: How to Wake up Bananas from long Winter dormancy.

Hello, great question..I was wondering the same thing when I took mine out. I have kept in spare room growing over winter since I started, but wanted to try due to the low maint and room space. I...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-05-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64405&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64405&ppuser=20489)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64404&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-25-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By gmichael403
Re: New additions to the garden this season!

Super looking plants! Thanks for posting...please keep the pics coming of their growth.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-24-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Thanks Hector! Making room for another nana coming soon! =) It never amazes me how disorganized and well..dirty the overwinter room becomes. But after all the shuffling, rotating, moving of plants...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-21-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Its nice to walk into a spare bedroom filled with nanas and others during Winter...gives you hope that Spring is not too far away. My various nanas I over winter indoors are doing well. I had many...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-07-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,573
Posted By gmichael403
Thumbs up Re: SH-3640 flies north

Looks great...SH-3640 is on my yo get list for this year. Look forward to its progress..keep those pics coming
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-02-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Head starting indoor pups during Winter

http://i64.tinypic.com/348klg7.jpg
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-02-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Head starting indoor pups during Winter

Took a few pics this evening of some plants. Im suprised how well thile vente cohol is doing, the small ones are various corms and pups that started at Summers end. As small as they are, several have...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-31-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Head starting indoor pups during Winter

Yes, they would..however being rectangular, square..the plants have more room than most pots. I Love the raised beds and plants seem to as well. So much easier to dig out and repot in a smaller pot...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-31-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Head starting indoor pups during Winter

Hi, all of my plants during Summer are in raised planter boxes due to the depth and density of the clay soil in my area. The pots they are in are for overwintering.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-30-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Head starting indoor pups during Winter

Thanks, they are all hangin in there pretty decent. I move them around quite a bit to make sure they all get some sun rotation from the south window.

http://i64.tinypic.com/2r2526f.jpg
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-29-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Head starting indoor pups during Winter

His counter part is a little behiend but catching up fast that does have a few pups starting. As an aduly..this plant had many pups.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-27-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By gmichael403
Head starting indoor pups during Winter

I cut the main plant down to just over soil line and split to plant indoors for Winter to see if I could grow a few. Main plant I believe is Mysore. Always a big, beautiful tree, was difficult to...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-17-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

I have some that I put in my plant room, I have a few dry root in frends basement this year too. Ive had good luck with my sparebedroom/plant room..with a few t-8s, space heater, and a daily mist. I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-22-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,573
Posted By gmichael403
Re: SH-3640 flies north

Awesome looking group Mike! I look forward to some pics as that family portrait progresses into some stunning beasts. :08:
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-14-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

WOW, looks amazing...looks like all your hard work is worth it. You have some happy andd beautiful plants..great work.Thanks for posting pics!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-13-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 200,050
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

As others have posted, the process of moving some nanas inside has started. The previous years I had as much as 20 inside..many adults. This year I wont have as many large ones, but have more pups...
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