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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,472
Posted By Jamie p
Re: variegated AeAe on e-bay

I bought a dwarf Gros Michel from PR Giant and the the plant is doing wonderfully ,so I would have no problem ordering from him in the future.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 03-30-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,825
Posted By Jamie p
Re: I am going to have to kill something, but not certain what...

You should set up a game camera . Lol take a picture of the criminal
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 07-17-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By Jamie p
Re: HELP! What did I do?

Just a guess, but if your water is softened with salt that could be problem. It might be building up in the soil. However I'm not an expert on water softener systems.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-14-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By Jamie p
Party Giant Gran Nain

I'm so excited right now!! I have a Gran Nain in a 30 gallon pot that has a base that measures 27 inches in circumference !!! It measures 15 feet tall with huge leaves. I'm really hoping to see a...
Forum: Other Plants 07-14-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Coconut

Ya, I grow my coconut in a container and move it in the greenhouse for the winter. I've found the the yellow dwarf variety grows the best for me. It's almost taller then me now. Gives a real feeling...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-18-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By Jamie p
Re: cutting off leaves

You have to look at the leaves as though they were solar panels. The collect the sun to produce energy to power the fruit production.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Jamie p
Re: The whole thing broke off

Have to say, I've never heard of that one.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Visit to banana greenhouse in Iceland!

That's awesome! Nothing like a free heat source !
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Visit to banana greenhouse in Iceland!

That's really cool. Thanks for sharing. I'm just curious what they use to heat their greenhouse?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Manini are delicious!!!!

If that plant is a Manini I'm excited!!! . I have never tried to grow one of those yet. Haven't had the confidence to try. It's doing really well. My wife is in school and she always has the laptop....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-09-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Jamie p
Bananas Brindando Manini are delicious!!!!

I ordered a dwarf Gros Michel from Keith (PR Giant) and he sent a couple of Manini fruit (and an extra mystery pup) along with my order! Let me start by saying if you order from Keith you will NOT be...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-21-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Jamie p
Re: New guy.

I have a heated greenhouse that I put my bananas in during the winter and that helps me out alot. You are right though ,that Gros Michel does not like the cold. It is doing very well now that spring...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-14-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Jamie p
Re: New guy.

I grow Gran Nain, Orinoco , namwah, Gros Michel , Thai black, Manzano, veinte cohol, and red iholene. Oh, and ice cream. I've had fruit from Gran Nain and Orinoco. My ice cream is getting close. I'm...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-14-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Jamie p
Re: New guy.

I've been growing bananas here in Missouri since I was 12 years old and now I'm 38. I've had great success and have even tasted the fruits of my labor as they say. Over wintering as all you have to...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 05-14-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,272
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Fertilizer

Not sure on potassium alone , but there is a product called Sul po mag . I like to sprinkle a small handful around the base of my plants and they seem to love it. I would be gentle with potassium...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-08-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Jamie p
Re: When is the right time to bring bananas outside in zone 6? I'm SO torn!

I live in zone 6 missouri and I just set mine out this weekend. Lows in the upper 50s to lower 60s aren't bad in my opinion ,plus take in to consideration the micro climate that they may or may not...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 05-08-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,272
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Fertilizer

I really do like that Banana Fuel!! It's from wellspring gardens. I've had great success wuth it so far.
Forum: Other Plants 05-07-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Coconut

I have a coconut palm I've had for 3 years now. It grows about 2 to 3 fronds a year ,but honestly I'm just glad I've kept it alive this long considering I live in Missouri .
Forum: Other Plants 05-07-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Coconut

Oh yes, I had fresh coconut in Costa Rica and it is so good, especially the sprouted ones!!!
Forum: Other Plants 05-07-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jamie p
Re: Coconut

That is so cool!! It's interesting to see how a coconut begins!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-07-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Jamie p
Re: G-9 banana plant?

Thank you PR I've been looking some of that up and it is very interesting how the plants come about.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-07-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Jamie p
Re: G-9 banana plant?

I know for it to be happening in spring is awesome. It's getting pretty warm here in Missouri so the bananas are going outside. I'm just glad I had a building with some skylights to keep them in over...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-07-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Jamie p
Re: G-9 banana plant?

I'm still learning all of this cavandish stuff. Lol thank you for your help. I actually have a Gran Nain that us about 7 feet tall and it looks like it is really close to throwing up a flag leaf....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-06-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Jamie p
Re: G-9 banana plant?

That's what I think it I'd too, but is it Gran Nain or some kind of hybrid Gran Nain?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-06-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Jamie p
G-9 banana plant?

I'm just curious, what exactly is a G9 banana plant.
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