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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,794
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Mark's Banana Forest Paradise

Sorry everyone, havenít been on in a while. Some bananas like indoor growing and some do not. AA bananas are pretty much a waist of time and space in the greenhouse. Winter is not kind to...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-23-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Looking for Dwarf Gros Michel and Mysore pups/corms

I will check. I may have a Mysore pup.
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 05-23-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Looking for Patupi and Praying Hands

If you do not find one in Florida, I have a extra 1.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-26-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Container Grown edible banana for PNW

Got down to 15f here at my place. Only had to rake the snow off the greenhouse once.

I would love to get some details on your greenhouse. My greenhouse was a huge game changer for me. If you are...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-26-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Container Grown edible banana for PNW

In the ground, plant will mostly use the top 12 inches. Probably because it can stretch out easily. In a pot it will use every ounce of soil available. Now I do feel that wider is better because it...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-29-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Mark Dragt
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-29-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Container collection

Thatís really great! I love it! I was going to use a IBC for my next hydro banana.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-29-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Winter report

Good luck with winter Matt! I hope it's nice to you.
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 11-20-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Vanilla Orchid

So far mine are doing pretty good. Possibly if mine really take off next year I can send you a start.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-04-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Giant bananas, anyone?

Just started growing the Mekong. Plant is only 1 1/2 feet tall. I expect big things from this one.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-26-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 185,978
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Looks great! My Goldfinger should bloom next year. Can't wait!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-25-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Mulching close to stem?

I do absolutely nothing for my Basjoos and have plants coming back every year.
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 10-13-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,811
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: First Macropropagation experiments - Sddarkman619

I just may try this over the winter. Instead if sawdust I will try sand.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-08-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Mark Dragt
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-07-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: What is your favotrite banana?

That is so true!

Right now I am eating Dwarf Brazillian and they beat out Tall Namwah from earlier in the season. Sometimes it just depends which one is in the kitchen at the time.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-03-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Bananas in the Pacific Northwest?

Thanks Gabe!

My biggest problem with growing bananas outside was they wouldn't grow. I tried many varieties. It could be in the 90s during the day, but dip into the 50s at night. Bananas do not like...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-29-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Look what popped up in the garden tonight!

Cool Darla! Congratulations!

I have a Dwarf Orinoco blooming as well. I call mine the hydro banana. It's growing in a 28 gallon aquaponics grow bed. 3 hands showing so far.
Forum: Hydroponics 09-29-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,059
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

Several hands showing now. I will try to get a good picture today.
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 09-27-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mark Dragt
Forum: Hydroponics 09-26-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,059
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

Next picture i wanted to get the whole plant. A bit of a tricky task with the other plants in the way.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=63749&size=1

At the top of the picture you...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-26-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,059
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=63750&size=1

Aquaponic Dwarf Orinoco blooming with 1 hand showing.
Forum: Hydroponics 09-25-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,059
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

I have one flowering😀. If I can get a decent picture tomorrow, I will post it
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-21-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,049
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: A Few Plants Available

It's been a great season! Thank you!

If you feel like you missed out, don't worry, I still have some left.

I want to thank everyone who purchased from me this season. I got to do business with some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

The suspense is killing me. I hope it will last.😀
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 08-06-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: Vanilla Orchid

Oops. I forgot about this thread. I got a variegated cutting and a plain cutting. Both are doing well so far.
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