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Forum: Other Plants 09-27-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Einkorn Wheat

I planted mine for winter growth because that is when it rains here and that is when the grass grows in the hills. I cannot say when it would be best for you as I am not an expert in growing wheat. I...
Forum: Other Plants 07-29-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Anyone growing macadamia nuts

This is guy is.

Growing Macadamia Nuts in California - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlX67lh8wj0)
Forum: Other Plants 05-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,963
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Coconuts and cold tolerance

Did you just throw those outside?
Forum: Other Plants 02-17-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,963
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Coconuts and cold tolerance

Yes this is what I am talking about. We need to get our hands on coconuts from palms in areas like these. Places that get occasional frosts or mild frosts every year, and still survive.

I say we...
Forum: Species Bananas 12-30-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,709
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: The ripe fruits of Musa Basjoo and its seeds

I know this thread is old but I think we should all be doing this. Just try the bananas even if they are seeded, try ensete as well, I am going to.
Forum: Other Plants 12-28-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Blood Oranges

I Have since tried two varieties of blood orange, one unknown and one was Moro. The Moro is good, the flavor is different, still and orange though. The first time we had a blood orange it was very...
Forum: Other Plants 12-19-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By DoctorSteve
Blood Oranges

I was wondering who out there is growing blood oranges, and how they taste, and how well they produce.

I am looking at buying one but the information out there seems to vary wildly and was looking...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-17-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,202
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Gros Michel Cold Tolerance?

I have one (supposed to be that is) outside in a pot and I let it get to 41-42 degrees at night before I started to put it in the garage, it seems fine. I will let it get much bigger and let it pup...
Forum: Other Plants 12-05-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

Just read about one called Florida Jack that they say will ripen better in California's cooler weather.

looking for papaya seeds from Kauai (non-GMO) - Hawaii Gardening Forum - GardenWeb...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-04-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,828
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Compost at any time of the year?

I am trying cover crops in my yard this winter to break up the clay and add some nitrogen and plant matter to the soil. I like the idea of composting in place with cover crops. I am using Fava and...
Forum: Other Plants 12-03-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

That may be it. Seems like a good candidate. It sounds like it takes frost fairly well.

I also wanted to try that royal star papaya, it sounds good.
Forum: Other Plants 12-02-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

looked for a local name for Thailand but have not found it yet. Maybe others will have better luck.
Forum: Other Plants 11-26-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

No luck. let's keep trying though.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-26-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Fehi Banana

I was looking around on the site but I cannot figure out how much they charge. Does anyone know?
Forum: Other Plants 11-26-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 25,428
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Guava

How does the Malaysian Red taste?
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

Yeah that was the thread I was reading, then did some more searching. The member Bamboo Conne'iseur that grew/grows it does not seem to have an account anymore or something. So I do not know how to...
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

Here is a link with more info and pictures.

bambooweb.info • View topic - Growing papaya (http://www.bambooweb.info/bb/viewtopic.php?p=9730)
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Sweet Sue papaya

Here it is in snow.

http://www.boonut.info/photoalbums/boonut_farm_2004/photos/r11.jpg

I contacted this person already about it and they lost it so please don't bother them.
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By DoctorSteve
Sweet Sue papaya

I was reading in another thread about papaya and someone on there was growing one called Sweet Sue from Thailand. They are apparently fairly cold hardy, for papaya that is, taking temps to the mid...
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,244
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Babaco

That's a bummer, maybe next time.
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,244
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Babaco

Tony, did that babaco seed ever germinate?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-27-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,713
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Lakatan, is it the same as lacatan?

I noticed on the clip posted below that there is a coconut palm at the 8 second mark, right in the middle of the bananas, strange.
lakatan harvest - YouTube...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Fehi Banana

Oh for sure it would be hard and/or expensive but I really just want to ask him some questions.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,175
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Fehi Banana

Does anyone how to get in touch with coconut Chris?
Forum: Other Plants 10-16-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By DoctorSteve
Re: Maize (corn) propagation question.

The tiller does root but mine blew over and broke. Let you know if it pulls through.
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