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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-23-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Two flowers from one plant?!

Wow, what a coincidink! My Ted's Greenhouse also sells banana...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-23-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Two flowers from one plant?!

Holy crap! I live near (22 miles, 45 min. drive) Ted's Greenhouse and I never heard of it! I looked it up online and it is a very big operation with a huge selection. ...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 09-19-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,298
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Resilient little lasiocarpas.

I suppose it might be a spathiphyllum. It doesn't look like an eucharis lily.
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 09-17-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,298
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Resilient little lasiocarpas.

If the portion of a petiole connecting to a leaf is swollen, it is a calathea. That swollen part of a calathea is called a "pulvinus."
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-15-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Have you tried this?

He didn't aim at me. He was in a cage jumping up and down and making noises to attract a crowd. After a crowd gathered close to the cage, he threw it at them. I was standing about 50 feet from the...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-14-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Have you tried this?

No, but I saw a chimpanzee at the zoo do that. In case you are wondering, I didn't get hit.
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-06-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 83,358
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: What Are You Listening To?

I don't listen to music much. I play music on my computer to keep it from going into sleep mode while I walk away to do something like cook. Then I listen a lot to...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-03-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By aruzinsky
Do You Know Women Like This?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5O11_Ma20Rk
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Anyone ever get plants from here?

I know more about heliconia than musa and I can tell you that the names of the "heliconia" being sold are BS but the plants are indeed very rare and valuable to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Cardaba TC with pup

I have no experience with Cardaba, but, generally suckers slow the growth of the main banana plant. It is common practice to remove or destroy suckers. To get my 'Truly Tiny' to bloom, I had to...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-31-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Indoor growing in Phoenix

Do guests in your house complain about the odor of fish?

Personally, I am so sensitive to the odor of fish that when my mother opened a can of sardines, I had to leave the house.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-31-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 547
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Namwah bananas finally ripening in Philly area!!!

Please, don't shoot the messenger, but, the base of your plant has a 2 feet circumference which implies an approximate 2/PI = 0.64 feet = 7.6 inch diameter. It looks to me as though the top of your...
Forum: Other Plants 08-22-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: If You Like A Real Challenge

There is also a New World heliconia,
heliconia zebrina:

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41m6t2yTXAL.jpg

which resembles calathea...
Forum: Other Plants 08-22-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: If You Like A Real Challenge

Do you think that this:

https://www.floridahillnursery.com/image/cache/catalog/uploads/Siam-Ruby_2-600x600.JPG

is more beautiful than...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-22-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: I cannot believe there are so many banana fans here!

It's musa velutina. There are many seed sellers on Ebay:

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=%22musa+velutina
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 08-22-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Growing hormones, stimulators experiments. A lill bit of practical knowledge.

Potassium titanate is insoluble in water. Much of the research was done with sprays of water soluble titanium ascorbate. This guy suggests a method for making titanium ascorbate from titanium...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-20-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: How Well do Banana Plants Grow in California without Care?

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonflammable

"not easily ignited and not burning rapidly if...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 08-20-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Growing hormones, stimulators experiments. A lill bit of practical knowledge.

Effects of Plant Growth Regulators on the Growth and Resistance Physiology of Banana Planting Big Seedlings

https://download.atlantis-press.com/article/25879329.pdf

Spray concentration: 20...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-19-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: How Well do Banana Plants Grow in California without Care?

Thanks.

I note that there is plenty of information about landscaping around houses for fire protection of houses in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By aruzinsky
How Well do Banana Plants Grow in California without Care?

How well do banana plants grow in California without irrigation or other special care? I ask because I want to know whether replacing burned vegetation with banana plants will prevent future wild...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 08-13-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Growing hormones, stimulators experiments. A lill bit of practical knowledge.

What percentage of Asahi sl did you use in the spray? I think that you are supposed to use around 10 ppm of active ingredients which translates to 0.00001/(0.003+0.002+0.001) = 0.001667 = 0.1667% =...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 08-10-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Growing hormones, stimulators experiments. A lill bit of practical knowledge.

I notice an unusual cultural phenomenon in that there is a PGR called "NATCA" or "Folcisteine" which, if you Google,

https://www.google.com/search?q=natca+folcisteine&oq=natca+folcisteine

you get...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 08-09-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Growing hormones, stimulators experiments. A lill bit of practical knowledge.

Did you perform controlled experiments?

3. This is generically known as Atonik, if you want to Google it. I have some from a Chinese supplier, but, I haven't tested it on banana yet.

Another, that...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Effect of Post Shooting Bunch Spray of Chemicals on Bunch Characters ...

I couldn't find anything about fermented plant juice (FPJ) on bananas but here is a paper about FPJ on tomato...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By aruzinsky
Effect of Post Shooting Bunch Spray of Chemicals on Bunch Characters ...

Effect of Post Shooting Bunch Spray of Chemicals on Bunch Characters and
Yield of Banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) cv. Grand Naine

https://www.ijcmas.com/6-8-2017/Rajni%20Rajan,%20et%20al.pdf

"The...
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