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Forum: Other Plants 06-21-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Pindo Palms, I want a fruit bearing one

The traffic should be a little better now that the bridge is almost fixed. I would take 87 to get down your way.
Probably will not have enough land cleared for new plantings until late fall or...
Forum: Other Plants 06-19-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Pindo Palms, I want a fruit bearing one

On my posts there is green button that clicking will show a GIS map with my location.
I am in pace that is between milton and pensacola, fl.
Forum: Other Plants 06-19-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Pindo Palms, I want a fruit bearing one

I was wondering if anyone knows of superior selections for fruiting. Thanks very much for the information.
Forum: Other Plants 06-16-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By barnetmill
Pindo Palms, I want a fruit bearing one

I have a hankering for a pindo palm. My objective is to harvest fruit from it.

Question: are there any varieties of Pindo that yield better fruit than other varieties. Location is zone 8b NWFL. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-17-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Tall Nawah

So it will not put out any leaves. Good to know. I am really surprised that anything happened.
Thanks
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-16-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By barnetmill
Tall Nawah

Picture taken today of a banana tall nawah 5/16/2021 in northewest florida zone 8b Pace, FL
This spring I cut down the large stalk from last year to about a height of 40 inches because the old stock...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-12-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Are my bananas dead?

These bananas tall Namwa are still...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-27-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,829
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Do You Know Women Like This?

Well here is one car that will not do.
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/lumber-car/

https://www.snopes.com/tachyon/2016/11/lumber_car_feature.jpg?resize=1200,630&quality=65
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-28-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By barnetmill
Bananas and UXO

This was posted on the local gulf coast gun forum during a discussion of Banana trees.

Banana trees scare me.......When I was in middle school at Kadena AB, Okinawa (77-80), a typhoon mangled the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-05-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By barnetmill
Re: New Banana pup - Blue Java I think

I am in Pace. I am on the map here, so simply click on the mapping feature for my location.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-04-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By barnetmill
Re: New Banana pup - Blue Java I think

My tall namwa will likely will have bananas this year.

https://www.gulfcoastgunforum.com/attachments/1596585286987-png.89085/ ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By barnetmill
Re: New Banana pup - Blue Java I think

Thanks. So if you got tall namwa than that is likely what I got. It might have been 2006 when I purchased that banana.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By barnetmill
Re: New Banana pup - Blue Java I think

Does the full size orinoco have same cold hardiness? A google factoid says the following:
I do not believe that my banana will yield fruit at zone 7, but it might survive to come up each year. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By barnetmill
Re: New Banana pup - Blue Java I think

Musa orinoco
https://a4.pbase.com/g1/61/350761/2/117332501.fBhfGh4B.jpg


My plant at the moment is at leas 15 ft tall. Maybe it is the dwarf orinoco that is 10 ft.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By barnetmill
Re: New Banana pup - Blue Java I think

If you are responding to my post. It is a very small tasty banana. But if you say it is plantain I will not argue with you.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By barnetmill
Re: New Banana pup - Blue Java I think

Are these knuckles what is seen on the blue java. The plants was sold to me as an ice cream and I have never been sure. The bananas are tasty from it. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-05-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By barnetmill
Re: VICE filmed a 15 min Bit on the Cavendish Monocrop Failure

They got 50 or more years out of it and when/if they get a replacement will greedily go back to doing the same.
Plagues are the hazard of all agriculture. Monoculture makes if worse for sure. ...
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-12-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,156
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Steak 'n Shake Discriminates Against Me

You seem to live not too far from the intersection of cermark and cicero which I think is in Cicero, IL not too far from the Chicago line. I am glad that I have not lived in that area for many years...
Forum: Tiki Hut 08-23-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,993
Posted By barnetmill
Re: What besides stray cats eat cat food at night in FL?

I am sure everyone has mentioned raccoons and possums. At night in florida are many rodents about that might eat cat food. These include various rat like creatures and flying squirrels that might...
Forum: Other Plants 01-29-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,534
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Loquats in zone 7

I cannot speak for zone 7, but in Zone 8b in milder winters they yield fruit and in colder winters of say down to 19F no fruit on mine survive, but the leaves were not injured. They much hardier...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-07-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,999
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Dogs

What I do not know is if mothballs derived components will end up in the bananas.
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 01-28-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,510
Posted By barnetmill
manual sapling/brush pullers/wrenches

I am clearing some land for tree and garden planting. If saplings are cut off at the base most grow back and the roots are still there. Poison/herbicide is not a good idea to apply where you will...
Forum: Other Plants 10-30-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By barnetmill
hybrid chiquapin/chinese chestnut trees?

Two members of this forum recently gave me some seeds of an Allegheny chinquapin/unspecified chinese chestnut hybrid from a fellow member of the Southern fruit Fellowship which recently had an annual...
Forum: Other Plants 10-13-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Carnivorous plants, anyone?

I guess I could go out and dig up some pitcher plants which grow locally. Once I noticed in a track left by a bulldozer I had hired that there were sundews growing in it. Probably could not...
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-13-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By barnetmill
Re: Pest control

What ever I use must not be dangerous to my animals. Specifically my two White English farm dogs. Right now I am feeding them inside because of the fireants. Once I do some weeding by the fence I...
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