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Forum: Other Plants 06-27-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Aquaponic fruits and vegetables

An update on the plants in my home system! The media bed plants are doing great and are just starting to put out flowers. I also planted the remainder of the companion plant/herb tower with...
Forum: Other Plants 06-27-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Aquaponic fruits and vegetables

It's been a minute, and I come bearing a major update!

The tilapia arrived last week! I ordered 50, and unfortunately one arrived dead (the vendor was very cool about it and they refunded me a few...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By caliboy1994
Good place to get Dwarf Namwah

Hi all, I'm still looking to get my hands on a Dwarf Namwah plant. Can anyone recommend a vendor to purchase one from? If anyone here has a nice pup or corm they'd be willing to part with, please...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-13-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: "Ice cream" ?

Looks like tall Namwah to me. Very nice plant though!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-10-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Blue Java!!!

Glad to see it came back! Best of luck to you!
Forum: Other Plants 06-08-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Aquaponic fruits and vegetables

Media bed and half of a tower are planted! Here in the media bed we have:


'Emerald Delight' zucchini that was planted prior
Ichiban-type Japanese eggplant
'Ace 55' canning tomato
Assorted...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 06-07-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By caliboy1994
Looking for Dwarf Namwah in SoCal

Hi everyone, I have decided that Dwarf Namwah is likely the most suitable variety for my area. Does anyone who lives around Los Angeles / Ventura / IE / OC have a nice pup or corm they would be...
Forum: Other Plants 06-06-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Aquaponic fruits and vegetables

Here's a little video tour I took today of one of the aquaponic systems I am working on.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ku1d-Ke3u60&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-06-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Watering advice for a newb?

I like to build a berm around my plants like you would for a fruit tree and water until the soil is moist (not wet). Let it soak in, but make sure your soil drains well. Depending on your local...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-05-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Cutting back question

In your zone I would probably pot/dig it up. Cut it to at least a foot above the corm if you are storing it bare root. In-ground edible varieties are killed if the ground freezes. I have heard of...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 06-05-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,331
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Musa I N G E N S 1st sprout in the netherlands!!

Nice, very excited to see this one grow!
Forum: Other Plants 06-05-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By caliboy1994
Joy Aquaponic fruits and vegetables

I built this bad boy about a month and a half ago and got it cycled. It's currently home to 25 goldfish and a small zucchini...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-05-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By caliboy1994
Joy I'm back! Picked up some Blue Java corms

Hey all, it's been a while! :nanadrink:

I dropped by the university garden this weekend where I was growing bananas a couple of years ago, and I picked up two large Blue Java corms from one of the...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-31-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: What this is ?

Cavendish subgroup maybe?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-29-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: variegated ... but is it real ?

It seems to me that variegated Musa basjoos do exist. That's a very low price for one though, so I'm suspicious initially. To my knowledge variegated banana plants usually carry a hefty price tag. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 136,229
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: What did you harvest today (bananas)

Misi Luki. 10 hands, 142 fingers. Not too bad for my first harvest, I'd say.

http://i.imgur.com/2wzq9QQ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/G1WfrP1.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/uC8dqtD.jpg?1
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-28-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: To harvest or not to harvest. That is the question.

Done. 10 hands, 142 fingers.

http://i.imgur.com/G1WfrP1.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/uC8dqtD.jpg?1
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-28-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By caliboy1994
Cool Everything you need to know about energy business in China.

I've just finished writing this huge informational on China's electricity and energy sector, and all of the regulations, government policies, technologies, and economics that go behind it for my...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-28-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: The anthropocene era of man's dominance

I can see why this is such a hotly debated topic. I've studied it before. I honestly think the best starting point would be with the development of agriculture because that was the first time we...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-28-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 89,323
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: What Are You Listening To?

I've been listening to (and mixing!) a lot of UK hardcore lately. Really awesome, high energy stuff. Danceable too if you know how.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ9F3eSnBgc
Forum: Banana Identification 05-28-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1
ID?
Views: 519
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: ID?

It's hard to tell at this point because it's not fruiting yet. But if I had to guess anything it would be Orinoco.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-27-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: To harvest or not to harvest. That is the question.

Yellowing! :08:

http://i.imgur.com/ztWYnjB.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/rvrrTHd.jpg

Should I cut them all down at once or harvest it hand by hand?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: To harvest or not to harvest. That is the question.

Update: The Misi Lukis have started yellowing! :woohoonaner:

Pics coming soon.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-24-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: To harvest or not to harvest. That is the question.

I will do that then! Thanks for the advice everyone!



And yes, I haven't been on the forums for quite a while. School and work have been really rough on me and I haven't had much free time. My...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-21-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By caliboy1994
Joy To harvest or not to harvest. That is the question.

I have these two bunches that have been hanging for about 7 months and 9 months respectively now. As I'm going to be moving down south for the summer in a few weeks, I want to cut these down before...
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