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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-21-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa basjoo never makes it

Also, wait a few months before fertilizing new nanas, because they become susceptible to fertilizer burn. I learned this the hard way. Wait for them to establish and send up new pups. Wish you luck...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-21-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa basjoo never makes it

Yes, give that a shot. And no problem! Just want to help out! So far, I have loved basjoos even though I have over 100 (small) ones from a friend! I only winterized the "showpieces" haha.. but the...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-20-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa basjoo never makes it

http://www.bananas.org/f15/basjoos-fruiting-before-frost-20-30-a-48671.htmlOk my link doesn't seem to work.. try this

Edit* JK the first link works now, magically XD
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-20-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Musa basjoo never makes it

It pains me to hear about your losses, but hopefully we can help. I agree that drainage is key. I have only had mine 2 years but mine were massive early this year. Most of mine are planted above the...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-13-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

Comparison with May 9, 2018 to now (April 13th).. Same size noticeable.. but 1 month sooner than last year. I may try to preserve more pseudo next year.. about 2 feet.

May 9, 2018

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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-11-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By George Webster
Re: Musa basjoo never makes it

I am St Louis MO zone 6. When I planted my Basjoos years ago I put several inches of fresh new wood clips over the area. Since then When I cut off the frozen dead plants I lay them across the area....
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-11-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By pjkfarm
Re: Musa basjoo never makes it

DRAINAGE, drainage, drainage and a few more drainages :-). We have killed innumerable basjoos in every possible location on over 100 acres - BUT finally found the perfect, and MOST unlikely places -...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-05-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

Unfortunately I decided to chop them and cover them up since it was easier to cover the entire bunches. I used the leaves and pseudos inside the mulching to provide heat via decomposition (exothermal...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-09-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

This was my last night pic with the pool taken of them (pool is now closed as of yesterday). You can see the largest in the middle bunch (of 5 bunches) with no new leaves; this made me suspect it was...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-08-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

<a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/140393987@N02/45192186351/in/dateposted-public/" title="2018-10-08_10-17-59"><img...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-08-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

Go with the flow..:)
Watch how long it takes for your plant to topple from the winter....you will be surprised.
Educational to watch...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-05-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By nealnick5
Re: Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

https://flic.kr/p/2aCXY71
https://flic.kr/p/2bEgQkN
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-04-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By nealnick5
Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

Hi, I had a question about my banana pseudos. I really like the height.. 3 are flowering in Virginia at about 11ft pseudostem. I saw somewhere online before (some other forum) that cutting flowers...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-15-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,571
Posted By Abnshrek
Raja Puri (RP)

Thread starts @ the bottom..

Plant & Fruit is currently wrapped w/ a heat-tape and frost cloth we shall see how the fruit fares come spring.. :^)

110713 Flower is out.....
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-21-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By Mike_J
The race is on Ensete glaucum

Hello been a long time since I posted but I would like to know when is a good time to cut this back and store for the winter ? all summer it sulked in the heat now that its cool its putting out...
Forum: Other Plants 07-15-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 147,711
Posted By saltydad
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Put in- http://www.briansbotanicals.net/products/thumb_a610dd9c6ce0785c41bab44b02e26ab6.jpeg (http://www.briansbotanicals.net/product.html?id=6) Caladium bicolor (Rubicundum)...
Forum: Other Plants 07-09-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 147,711
Posted By sashaeffer
Re: What did you plant today (other plants)?

Bought two Wind Mill Palms today that were 1/2 off ($42.00 each) in 5 gallon pots. One I put in larger pot and put in ground so I can pull it out easy when winter gets here to over winter in garage....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-28-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,597
Posted By bigdog
Re: Mekong Giant

It's a Musa itinerans variety, probably var. itinerans.

Frank
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-18-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By laserlight
Re: For my sister! (need views)

Those are like really cool. She should get a good grade. =D
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-18-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By cherokee_greg
Re: For my sister! (need views)

I watced it good job

:lurk::lurk::lurk:
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-18-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Re: For my sister! (need views)

Does just watching them through this thread count as a view? If not I can go to you tube but I viewed them on here! Great job!
Forum: Species Bananas 04-03-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,046
Posted By Dean W.
How's your Musa Itinerans doing?

How's your Musa Itinerans doing? These are mine today. They either need to be planted in the ground or stepped up to bigger pots.
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=41440&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-29-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,443
Posted By venturabananas
Re: Florida Hill Nursery?

It is hard to understand why he would attempt the deception given that other folks who sell banana plants post openly here and there is no rule against doing that. I'm kind of bummed really. As I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-29-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,443
Posted By Bob
Re: Florida Hill Nursery?

I was enjoying lurking on this one and hoped he could have told me how to grow bananas in my climate as advertised.:lurk: I've heard it can't be done!:ha:

Can't even begin to understand why someone...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-29-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,443
Posted By MediaHound
Re: Florida Hill Nursery?

Now he wants this thread removed, boo hoo. For all the times he dropped the name of his website into this thread, now he is probably afraid people will search for his site and find this thread...
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