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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-23-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 197
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: 197
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: 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: 83,368
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: 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: 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, 02:10 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: 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: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 08-10-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
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: 1,067
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...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-28-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,619
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Bent leaves

No, I said foiiar feeding of calcium doesn't work. And, I gave a research paper:

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00103627909366887

"Foliar applied calcium is normally immobile, but...
Forum: Other Plants 07-27-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By aruzinsky
I Stopped the Vining Habit of Moon Flower with Uniconazole

Normally, Moon Flower, Ipomoea alba, is a vine that resembles morning glory, except its white flowers are larger, fragrant, and open only at night....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: My Blooming Musa 'Little Prince'

Update:

http://www.general-cathexis.com/images/FakeLittlePrince7-26-18.jpg

Other Truly Tiny has flag leaf:
http://www.general-cathexis.com/images/TrulyTinyFlagLeaf7-26-18.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,619
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Bent leaves

No, because the leaves that you spray are not growing. The growing leaf is rolled up inside the pseudostem, growing from a meristem near ground level. By the time the roll emerges from the top of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Red Variegated Basjoo

This was around 1951 before Edsels were made. I suspect that it was a Studebaker or Desoto. This might have been it or my father's car before he bought the maroon...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,619
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Bent leaves

That is wrong because calcium does not travel down the phloem to the meristem.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00103627909366887
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Red Variegated Basjoo

When I was about 5 years old, my father came home and said, "I bought a new red car. Come out on the street and see." When I saw it, it was, in fact, maroon. My disappointment was enough to make...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 07-19-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,428
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: DIY Biochar

When I was a kid, I made my own charcoal to use in making gunpowder because the charcoal briquettes sold for barbequing are useless for that purpose. The more porous the charcoal, the faster the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: My Blooming Musa 'Little Prince'

Thanks for showing me the swollen base which my plant never had. After buying these plants, I had a bad experience with Florida Hills Nursery that led me to believe that they are sloppy and/or...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-07-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: My Blooming Musa 'Little Prince'

I have been feeding with Peters Excel CalMag Fertilizer, 15-5-15 which you can buy at

Peters Excel 15-5-15 Cal-Mag Fertilizer, 25# Bag - Water Soluble Fertilizers | Greenhouse Megastore...
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