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Forum: Other Plants 02-06-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,961
Posted By iz
Wink Re: Coconuts and cold tolerance

I just bought a "GOLD MALAY DWARF COCONUT~ Cocos nucifera SEED." I will plant it in a pot first. After if it gets too big enough to bring inside my greenhouse, I guess I will do the test of...
Forum: Other Plants 12-28-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By parillo12
Pinwheel Re: Blood Oranges

This is the tree, the blood oranges taste just like oranges but with a little bit of raspberry.
Forum: Other Plants 12-28-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By parillo12
Joy Re: Blood Oranges

This is a picture of my blood orange tree, and I cut open a blood orange to show.
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-08-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,788
Posted By sunfish
Re: What Is Better ? & More Importantly Why ?

Grass clippings have an NPK of 4 - 0.5 - 2


NPK Values of Animal Manures N Nitrogen % P Phosphorus % K Potassium
(Potash) %
Cow Manure 0.6 0.4 0.5
Horse Manure 0.7 0.3 0.6
Pig Manure 0.8...
Forum: Other Plants 12-02-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,713
Posted By sunfish
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

The Best Papaya I’ve Ever Eaten | Fit On Raw - Raw Food for Practical Fitness (http://www.fitonraw.com/2012/11/the-best-papaya-ive-ever-eaten/)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-26-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,159
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Fehi Banana

The service and materials (plants) are free given you meet the use requirements. There are fees associated with use of the material after you get it, but as best as I can figure out, it is quite...
Forum: Other Plants 11-26-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 25,383
Posted By sunfish
Re: Guava

For me not that good. Nice looking plant and flowers but worth growing for fruit.Guava Beaumont Red I think is PRETTY GOOD
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-26-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,986
Posted By bengtang
Re: breeding possibilities

I have seeds from wild banana (probabaly M. acuminata) from the jungles of Singapore, some pics:
Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151351998328885.535854.675238884&type=1)

Anyone...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-24-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,159
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Fehi Banana

In my experience, Fe'i can be very difficult to grow. They need perfect conditions to thrive, which seem to be very wet, shady and warm. They are not easy to keep alive in the nursery in pots, often...
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,713
Posted By sunfish
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

John Zone 9b Topanga Canyon, Ca...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-07-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,448
Posted By sunfish
Re: Nursery license

3 more weeks

CDFA > Plant > Light Brown Apple Moth Project (http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/pdep/lbam/lbam_main.html)
Forum: Other Plants 06-01-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By sunfish
Re: Shipping coconut to the U.S.

USDA - APHIS - Import and Export, Small Lots of Seed (http://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/plant_imports/smalllots_seed.shtml)


Half way down. How to apply for small lot seed permit. You...
Forum: Other Plants 06-01-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By sunfish
Wink Re: Shipping coconut to the U.S.

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=small%20lot%20seed%20permit&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CFUQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aphis.usda.gov%2Fimport_export%2Fplants%2Fplant_imports%2Fsmalllots_seed.shtml&ei=...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 05-21-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,709
Posted By harveyc
Re: Come On Now, Who Does That!!

Not that difficult, admittedly, but your post of this topic in the Main Banana section of the forum is even further off the mark. It belongs in the Site Feedback area. Would you like me to move it...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 05-20-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,709
Posted By Yug
Re: Come On Now, Who Does That!!

They are probably new to the forum - be gentle. :waving:
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-17-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,448
Posted By sunfish
Hiya Nursery License in California?

Should be able to ship within the State in 6 weeks :woohoonaner:

http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad348/musanamwah/Today/001-6.jpg

glassy-winged sharpshooter - Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar)...
Forum: Species Bananas 05-12-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 63
Sticky: Seed Sources
Views: 25,314
Posted By jmoore
Re: Seed Sources

Yes, always get good germination rates.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 05-04-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,999
Posted By gekko1966
200 species for sale !

I'm a Belgian guy , living in Thailand and i have a fully legal company, specialising in export of plants,seeds etc..
Very recently I found a very remote and small nurserie wich is growinw AND...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-03-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,051
Posted By pitangadiego
Re: Thai horror stories

OK, do you ship with proper agricultural inspection and paperwork? Do you ship only to people with proper import permits issued by the country you are shipping to? Be honest.
Forum: Other Plants 04-30-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 25,383
Posted By sunfish
Re: Guava

It's normal for old leaves to die and fall
Forum: Hydroponics 04-27-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,404
Posted By trebor
Re: Sprinkler head?

Some orchid sprinkler heads are small. You could look there also . Im not sure about low water pressure.. Small Pumps are pretty low in the pressure department .. The impellers that move the water...
Forum: Hydroponics 04-27-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,404
Posted By sunfish
Re: Sprinkler head?

Look for gpm. If the one you have is restricting the pump look for the highest GPM .You can always adjust it down. If the pump is not putting out enough pressure then get a nozzle with lowest...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-24-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By topshotta
Re: Greetings from the Florida Keys

Yes, those pics are the Gros Michel and it'll take about four months, but at the three month mark we cut off some for boiling. These are some of the best boiling bananas I've ever had...
Forum: Other Plants 04-22-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,878
Posted By trebor
Re: Growing Coconut from Store-Bought Coconut

Just my .02
I've rooted plenty of coconuts :)
The single most common mistake it not realizing the TAP ROOT comes out of one of those eyes and it heads deep down into the soil looking for a water...
Forum: Other Plants 04-22-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,878
Posted By alias
Re: Growing Coconut from Store-Bought Coconut

This might help!
How to Grow a Coconut Tree from a Dehusked Coconut. Step-by-step - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BieelvE_ZPI&feature=player_embedded)
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