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Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 02-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By ron_mcb
viente cohol

im trying to obtain a big viente cohol corm once again.. to grow this spring and possibly get to fruit by late summer.. if you are interested in helping please chime in..
Forum: Other Plants 04-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,415
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: papaya X-77

wow.. Great job.. I'm impressed. You really stuck with it ��
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-21-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,472
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Dwarf Orinoco

has anyone ever shipped to you from the u.s. ?? if you cover all shipping costs im sure someone should be willing to part with a few .. any special procedures??
Forum: Other Plants 02-07-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,254
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: How many of you grow oranges? Looking for tips/advise

i have a few types of citrus. kumquats on ponderosa lemon and or grapefruit root-stock. i get kumquat and i eat them when they get a touch of yellow or else they will seem dry when orange.

i have...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 02-02-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,880
Posted By ron_mcb
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-01-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,980
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Saba A Plantain ?

When ever you get any experience with it please report it here.. New perspectives and , more original commentary would be interesting to read.

That probably sounds odd coming from me because I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-25-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,041
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Pisang Klotek bunch - ready or not?

I have a few bananas outside in pots all green leaves.. No heat.. mysore is one of them. Its been 27 some nights..the frost can't really settle on them and not a lot of cold rain gets into the ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-23-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,041
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Pisang Klotek bunch - ready or not?

Ok thanks. I was checking out the few pics of online and was wondering if it was just a mysore with less red pigmentation. The leaf undersides have red coloration and everthing huh? I was gonna...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-23-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,041
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Pisang Klotek bunch - ready or not?

So the pisang klotek has a different color than the common mysore? Undersides of the leaves come out Lighter? Was wondering what made people call it a variant??

I have a mysore from tony. I get all...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-15-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,401
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Wood chips

i have been growing mostly bananas using this. this is not fool proof. there are lots of problems that can be caused that were not talked about here. your problems may differ according to where u...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 12-15-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By ron_mcb
images wont load

does anyone have an idea why images wouldn't load?? i can view the thumbnails fine but if i click a thumbnail,it will be a choppy enlarged photo . i deleted temporary files and cleared browser...
Forum: Species Bananas 12-04-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,027
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: What is your favourite banana plant and why?

probably the only person past zone 8 who dosent think orinoco is poisonous.. don't know why I like orinoco and most any plantain.. When they look like theyre rotting on the outside they are just...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: indoor fruit growth

that plant? No I wouldn't sell it.. I would trade it. Im looking for rose/fhia types / namwahs etc..
I was close to having it flower when I had problems with it. I lost it.. I gave a sucker to a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: indoor fruit growth

orinocos tall or short taste great.. When they are ripe. Don't let anyone tell you any different.. Texture seems more gummy as opposed to others. I like them better than some of the other...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: indoor fruit growth

If you really have dwarf orinoco then the fruits stay about thumb size.. Tall orinoco have larger fruit.. I have pictures in my gallery.. I have newer pics I haven't uploaded.. As for fert tips..I...
Forum: Banana Identification 11-09-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,592
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: help cant figure out whar banana i have!

I never bothered with mussellas

Every dwarf cavendish I've ever seen never had that much red. its mostly green with dark markings on the pstem. The plants in the black pots are more likely super...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,420
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: True Blue Java - found a source!

This may sound crazy but the real truth is youre not out of anything with your trade.. Lets say theres an unfortunate chain of events that kill all of your p.k. wouldn't you feel at ease knowing you...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,986
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: cool hardy sucrier types

Ok the sucrier comment was based on something I read online. :+ )
Well glad I didn't try it.. Maybe two years ago an ebay seller got mad at me for asking if he was really sdc instead of what he was...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-05-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,986
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: cool hardy sucrier types

Yeah some types need more tropical influence to reach full potential.. Does anyone have experience with logees ladyfinger? Isn't that really a sucrier with aa genetics? nino? I saw ads claiming it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-05-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,986
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: cool hardy sucrier types

I know no one will know what I'm talking about if I ask this...

Does anyone In cooler areas ever have a problem with these things not filing out properly? not just sucrier... i seem to See that a...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 10-31-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By ron_mcb
Fhia and namha

This msg is for everyone but the crazy guy who claims to have every plant ever created.are you criminally insane??

I would like a few fhia varieties and a Dwarf namwha preferably from the same...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 10-25-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Velutina

Ok . Think I have secured plenty of velutina.. I have just a few of the real dwarf orinoco. It normally sends a flag when the p stem is around 4ft rarely gets over 5 ft of pstem.. ive noticed most...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-19-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,975
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: check out this huge bloom!

thats probably a type of namwha
Forum: Other Plants 10-19-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,415
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: papaya X-77

thanks for the update on your growth mr trebor.. i have to post pics of the progress mine have made..the ones i have alive are still only knee high. got kinda discouraged after the biggest one i kept...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 10-19-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By ron_mcb
Velutina

If anyone has A chunk of a velutina clump for trade I'm interested.. Don't need small starter plants. I have rarely had any success with starters..need something I can put in the ground and cover...
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