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Forum: Banana Identification 04-15-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,523
Posted By Illia
Re: Home Depot Bananas...

Agreed, looks like an Ensete and a Sumatrana.
Forum: Member Introductions 12-22-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,734
Posted By ExcitedAboutMusa
Thumbs down Banana Rookie - I need your help!

I just purchased my first ever houseplant two weeks ago. I wanted something tall and leafy, they suggested some "typical" house plants. Yuck. I went to the botanical center and in a moment of...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 10-16-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,762
Posted By Crab16
Re: Musa velutina flower

Banana more than 200 hands...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-22-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,743
Posted By pushak513
scammed by a board member please read

Im not sure if this is the right place to post this but it can be moved by a mod if it is not.First off I take responsibility for the dumb moves I made.. there were alot of red flags but I wanted a...
Forum: Species Bananas 09-16-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By natej740
Re: "Fast growing in low temperatures" species

I would recommend Mekong Giant it went from a small tc plant to taller than me in 3.5 months. I'm in zone 6 and I plan on trying to overwinter it in the ground if it pups for me. If it doesn't pup...
Forum: Species Bananas 09-15-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By NeedForSeed
Re: "Fast growing in low temperatures" species

Now I've been looking at Musa Balbisiana, which is supposed to get really huge but I couldn't find any info on its tolerance of lower temps. Also it said to germinate more easily than others. The...
Forum: Species Bananas 09-13-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By 2woodensticks
Re: "Fast growing in low temperatures" species

even when it gets somewhat cold here my orinocos stand up well...never lost any over 5 ft. aprox 1 1/2 meters..
Forum: Species Bananas 09-09-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By NeedForSeed
"Fast growing in low temperatures" species

Hi all!
It seems to be a good time to sow new bananas for next summer. Just as the title reads I'm interested in different species which are fast growing despite lower temperatures (~15C, 60F).

My...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 33,866
Posted By sunfish
Re: Some Banana Pup Pictures

Those are native in the California foothills
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 33,866
Posted By Snookie
Re: Some Banana Pup Pictures

Odd Banana Pup found here in Lizard Creek lol

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=49474 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=49455&ppuser=13202)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 33,866
Posted By Abnshrek
Re: Some Banana Pup Pictures

PC w/ 2 pups after loading it down with fish and root stimulator last week. :^)
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=50407&size=1...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-31-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,740
Posted By G.W.
Re: 60 w Plant Light

use CFL not incandescent which is a total waste
you want daylight or bright white or 6500K if you can do numbers

light is funny
if you have a value of 10 lumens per sq whatever @ 1ft and you double...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 08-23-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,256
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: Would this work?

I

No, it wouldn’t

The numbers express the percentage of each fertilizer as part of the whole solution.

In other words if you add 100 ml each of your three fertilizers you would get the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 987
Posted By RandyGHO
Banana trick

This is probably an old video but it was new me.

How To Do The World's Best Banana Trick (Magic For Kids) (http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-do-the-worlds-best-banana-trick)
Forum: Member Introductions 08-11-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By RandyGHO
Re: Goldfinger leaves don't look very good

Ray is a picture of my Goldfinger planted about the same time as yours. The P-stem is closing in on 5 feet.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=50081&size=1...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-11-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By caliboy1994
Re: Goldfinger leaves don't look very good

It could be a nutrient deficiency. With pics we'll know for sure.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By Want Them All
Dwarf Orinoco (Thanks Sunfish!)

Got the pups from Tony in Sep 2009, and now there's something to show for it. :nanadrink: I got a bunch of different varieties from Tony, the Misi Luki is also having fruits (not pictured). Will...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-11-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By ray0605
Goldfinger leaves don't look very good

Hello everyone, I am a brand new member and am hoping someone can give me an idea of what is going on with my banana plant. The older leaves look good, nice and green. The new leaves coming in are a...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-10-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By sandy0225
Re: Tips and tricks for bananas to flower in containers

I'd leave the pups on, keep making sure you water and fertilize well, and chill out for a while. You didn't say what kind of bananas they are, but I bet they're less than four years old, which seems...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-30-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By cheson74
Re: Easy way to transplant?

Bananas are some tough plants. Yank it out. Twist it out. Cut it out(as long as you cut some roots too) and shove it in a hole. Trust me, it's very tough to injure a banana during transplant.

Living...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-24-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,865
Posted By sunfish
Re: Stem splitting good or bad?

No problem it's normal

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=17968&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=17968&ppuser=567)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-24-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,865
Posted By venturabananas
Re: Stem splitting good or bad?

If it is still growing actively with good looking new growth, don't worry, this is normal as the plant diameter increases. I guess there are other conditions that could cause splitting that would...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-20-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By mm4birds
ae ae

Here are photos of my ae ae from Greenie (Renee) (Thank you) taken May 2012 but was unable to upload on this site till now (very frustrating). They were loaded on photobucket

Pictures by mm4birds...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,672
Posted By bananimal
Re: Ae Ae flowers - it took 4 years!

Update --- here come the hands with stripey fingers!:woohoonaner::woohoonaner::woohoonaner:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=49785&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,383
Posted By FRITO
Re: Backyard banana grove in Ft. Myers FL

Manzano with 7 hands

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=49784&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=49784)

dwarf red on the left (single mother trunk) mysore mat...
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