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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-10-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By edwmax
Re: Fertilizer rates

Check out the forum wiki for <table width="100%" border="0"><tbody><tr><td>
</td><td>Info:Fertilizer
(http://www.bananas.org/wiki/Info:Fertilizer)</td></tr></tbody></table><table width="100%"...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-10-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By edwmax
Re: Musa Truly Tiny Genotype ? Anyone ?

Read the forum Wiki for Truly Tiny. ... The plants commercially sold now are mostly super dwarf Cavendish (AAA). ... The original Truly Tinys were sports of the dwarf (AAB) Brazilian.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 08-01-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By edwmax
Re: Blue Java new leaves brown (burnt?)

The temps are way too hot for bananas. Banana plants stop growing when the temps are excess of 100 deg F. The leaves fold down. With the ambient temps at 110 F, then radiant heat of the sun on...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By edwmax
Re: Pink purple edges and middle?

Who was your seller?
Forum: Other Plants 07-30-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By edwmax
Re: Tree identity?

Using 'plantnet' app on my phone, I get 'Acacia redolens Maslin.



Acacia redolens 'Low Boy' at San Marcos Growers; www.smgrowers.com (http://www.smgrowers.com) › products › plants ›...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-29-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By edwmax
Re: Bought as Goldfinger.....But who knows!

I do have a mat of FHIA 1 (aka: goldfinger or American Goldfinger). But I used the Goldfinger pic from the forum wiki. There were about the same size as you plant. .... Oh I have not seen...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-28-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By edwmax
Re: Bought as Goldfinger.....But who knows!

@ Backyard Banana Joe (http://www.bananas.org/member-backyard-banana-joe.html)


Your nana does appear to be a Goldfinger. It has all the Goldfinger traits at this point. You will need to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By edwmax
Re: Pls help me identify this problem and suggest treatmwnt

Back up and take a full view of the plant, pot, and soil. The above is too close and blurred. I can enlarge the areas I need to see.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By edwmax
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-26-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By edwmax
Re: Potted Dwarf Orinoco flowering question - newbie

I agree .... this is not normal. The leaf after the flag (???) looks to be a normal leaf; Although the mid rib looks to be extra big. Keep posting pics to the plant. .... I was...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-25-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By edwmax
Re: Help!!

Welcome to the Bunch! .... If you would post pics of the plant, it would help to know what the problem is.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hole in new leaf before it even opens

Hell .... get the AR15 and go hunt the bastard ...... lead/copper pesticide is very effective.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 82
Posted By edwmax
Re: .

Gone Bananas, uh
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 07-19-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By edwmax
Re: Blue Java concerns/anxiety

I agree .... the top 2 are chokes. the top one may sort itself out if cut open vertically. Just down to the center stem until below the bulge in the pstem to release the pressure. This is a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By edwmax
Re: What is wrong with this banana?

Yes wash ALL the dirt off so you can see the corm & root very well. A good potting mix for bananas will just shake off and not stick to the corm.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By edwmax
Re: What is wrong with this banana?

As stated above, clean the dirt from the corm and remove any black soft rot. Then wash in bleach water for about 10 min. (1cup of bleach per gal of water). Repot
Forum: Member Introductions 07-17-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By edwmax
Re: New leaf folding

Pictures would help. .... With 116 deg F temps, ALL of the leaves will fold or droop in half. The plant has stop uptake of water. .... there are 2 reasons for this folding/drooping: ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-17-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By edwmax
Re: What is wrong with this banana?

The petiole are turning yellow, so I suspect root rot has started. .... The pot does not look to be a type that drains; so the soil in the bottom is too wet or soggy while the top looks dry. ...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-15-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hello!

Welcome to the Bunch.
Forum: Member Introductions 07-13-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By edwmax
Re: Bananas hobby.

Welcome to the Bunch.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-13-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By edwmax
Re: Best Fertilizer

Half per package directions works well for young bananas. These directions are based on general needs for growing vegetable plants; not specifically bananas. .... But for larger nanas and you want...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By edwmax
Re: Best Fertilizer

Read the 'info: fertilizer' in the forum wiki' Note generally, container plants need less fertilizer (1/2 ???) than in-ground plants. Note also, banana plant less than 4 ft tall need 1/2 of the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By edwmax
Re: Best Fertilizer

Depends .... IN-ground or container??????
Forum: Banana Identification 07-11-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By edwmax
Re: Possible Blue Java

Nice looking pup. At least you didn't get a TC plantlet. .... You set it deeper than it should be. The top of the corm should be at ground surface level so the corm and roots can breath.


As...
Forum: Member Introductions 07-09-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By edwmax
Re: New to this page

Welcome to the Bunch.



Basjoo in zone 8 wont need any special winter care, Bananas will grow in most any soil. But loose lomey & sandy well drained soil is probably the best. You may...
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