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Forum: Other Plants 01-22-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Could not resist

Should I sepertate the second one or wait till they get bigger?
I transplated it from a rootbound quart pot to the one in the Pic, do these palms like to be rootbound or am I ok?
Forum: Other Plants 01-21-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By tophersmith
Could not resist

Was at Lowes here in cold Cary NC and saw this

What type of palm is it?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-04-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,867
Posted By tophersmith
Re: North Carolina Banana Addicts support group

Hi my name is Chris and I am an addict. Please send me nanners and anything tropical looking. lol :0519:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-15-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Plant Delight Nursery ?

If you ever get a chance to visit PDN I highly recommend it.
Tony is a good egg and would not do you wrong.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-18-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,873
Posted By tophersmith
Re: New Variegated Banana

1 day when I move further south I will try an AE AE, for now I can just look with Envy. Great looking pup Claire.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-28-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Cold Hardy Cocinea

Hey ya frank

This is it's second year and I got it a swap from a guy in Winston Salem which is a solid zone 7. It comes up about 1 month later than Basjoo. Maybe we could trade next spring...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-21-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By tophersmith
Cold Hardy Coccinea

I did not believe it at first but after 2 years I have a bloom and this is definetely Coccinea, I will be able to trade or sell some next spring when they come back up.:woohoonaner:
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 08-08-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,097
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Crazy Siam Ruby dwarf.

Here are some pics of my crazy pup the Ace of Hearts threw off
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 07-23-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 47,155
Posted By tophersmith
Re: In Memoriam: Tog Tan

Well my computer has been down for a while and I come back to find one of the only other Cigar smoking banana grower that I have written to gone. Life writing on this board will not be quite the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-02-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By tophersmith
Re: 2009 Backyard in SE TN!!!

Randy,

I was waondering when we would hear from you again. My local nursery is already down to $10 on tropicals, (which menas $8 for me). I will let you know when they hit $5 if you are interested.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,965
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Variegated Banana Id ! Please Help Us!

I'll bet it's been either malnurished or had a little to much fertilizer. I have found this happens to my Ice Cream from time to time. I don't think Lowes or Home Depot purchased any Margaritas...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-23-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Banana plant

Jenny,

Where are you located?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-17-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,924
Posted By tophersmith
Re: New Color Siam Ruby

OK so the parent plat had a rough winter and I was forced to chop it ot the gound. Fortunately it came back and is starting to show the same color paterns. As a bonus I looked underneath it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,330
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Sam Ruby Yay!!!

Tog,

U will always be my fellow cigar smoking, banana loving amigo.

Chris
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-11-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,509
Posted By tophersmith
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-28-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,509
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Jeff Earl's first eBay California Gold pup of 2009

I paid $100 for mine last year and felt fortunate.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-27-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,509
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Jeff Earl's first eBay California Gold pup of 2009

I hope to have a similar Pic as mine should fruit this year :)
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-15-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,870
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Congrats To New Daddy Jarred!

Belated Congrats Jarred, just think in a few years hell be eating bananas
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-15-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By tophersmith
Many Different Forms Of Siam Ruby

Ok by now everyone must have seen sone interesting variations of Siam Ruby.
Let's post are different pics of the differnt types we've seen.
Here is what I have;
Ace of...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-12-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,808
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Ensete????!!!???!!!

Here is one of mine that I put in the crawl space 2 years ago. This year (it was too large to move by myself) I wrapped (in 2 layers of burlap), mulched it heavily and had a spot light on it. Only...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-08-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,924
Posted By tophersmith
Re: New Color Siam Ruby

The leaves that were green inside colored up immedietly however still waiting on new growth to see if the bright red color will come back.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-07-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,924
Posted By tophersmith
Re: New Color Siam Ruby

Here is an update for all those who are interested.

Ok so the pup has been seprated and pottet up. As soon as it pushes out a new leaf I will publish a picture with a Auction for it.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-29-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Ae Ae pups

From what I've heard once they go green they never go back :(
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-22-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Tennesseeans (and others) to invade Raleigh NC on 4/24!!!

I know a nusery where you can get 3 gallon European Fan palms that look real healthy for $21.40 with my Arboretum discount, let me know if you guys want to pay it a visit. We should also swing by...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-20-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 121,429
Posted By tophersmith
Re: What did you plant today (bananas)?

Ok on Saturday I potted up 5 Maurelli Ensete's (which will be for sale or trade)from under the house and planted a 6th one. I also planted the following from under the house.

1 Ice cream
1 Clump...
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