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Forum: Site Help & Feedback 08-02-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By mcfly
Re: Is the website under attack?

I'm not sure who exactly runs this website (is it Gabe?) but I can help troubleshoot and bring stability back if needed.

I'm in the IT industry and have experience with websites, hosting providers,...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-01-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By mcfly
Smile Re: New banana plant rapidly pupping

I just checked this morning, and there appear to be 6-7 pups from this one plant I planted a month ago--insane!

So the house it came from, they have a lot of bananas all together. The ground was...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-30-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By mcfly
Question New banana plant rapidly pupping

Hey Guys,

I found a banana plant from a friend's neighbor's house and planted it in the ground about 1 month ago. Since then, the main plant has not had a new leaf yet (seems to be emerging super...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-10-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By mcfly
Re: Variegated AEAE Florida or other Variegated hardy for zone 9b

FYI I called going-bananas yesterday and they said they stopped doing the variegated because it was too problematic. Not all pups have the variegation, some lose their variegation over time, etc. I...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-10-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By mcfly
Re: Variegated AEAE Florida or other Variegated hardy for zone 9b

Yeah really hard to justify the cost for these itty bitty plants. One month shipping time too...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-09-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By mcfly
Re: Variegated AEAE Florida or other Variegated hardy for zone 9b

Since no one has replied to this thread yet, can anyone recommend a reputable place to buy from? I see ebay, etsy, but was looking for a more established place people have used previously.

Much...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 07-05-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By mcfly
Variegated AEAE Florida or other Variegated hardy for zone 9b

Hi All,

It appears I missed out on some selling variegated plants. Anyone have any variegated AEAE Florida? Or other variegated hardy for zone 9b available?

Thanks.

Mcfly
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 07-02-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By mcfly
Re: Giant Yunnan Banana (Musa Itinerans Gigantea)

I would not disturb it at all. Let it be until you see more. It's like a pimple that you want to pop but you shouldn't. Don't do it! lol

We need this one to survive so there can be pups for...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-02-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By mcfly
Re: Help with identification

Thanks HMelendez!

This helps to solve the mystery! I've now been replacing some of these with other varieties because I was looking for something different. It's a great tropical looking plant for...
Forum: Banana Identification 07-01-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By mcfly
Joy Help with identification

Hello All,

I've been growing these bananas for several years. The person that gave me my original one did not know the variety. I am posting pictures of them here to help identify they type that...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 06-27-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By mcfly
Re: Giant Yunnan Banana (Musa Itinerans Gigantea)

Nice! You'll have to post some pictures.
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 06-25-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By mcfly
Re: Giant Yunnan Banana (Musa Itinerans Gigantea)

Nice, glad you are trying again. So far, I haven't got one of them to germinate.

Of the seeds I did buy, the birds of paradise were the easiest (5 out of 12). I also was able to get the black thai...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-24-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By mcfly
Joy Looking to get a Musa Saba pup

Hey Guys. Anyone know where I can get a Musa Saba pup? I'm on the hunt.

Thanks!

Mcfly
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 09-11-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By mcfly
Re: flow hood

What is exactly the macro method? Is that just using the old corm from a previously flowered plant?

I split pups. I was thinking of tissue culturing but I don't have the room for a hood.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-21-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By mcfly
Re: Musa I N G E N S 1st one in europe???

Do you have an update now? I purchased some of these seeds and will be germinating them once they arrive. Looks like yours was germinating and growing fast!
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 08-20-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By mcfly
Joy Giant Yunnan Banana (Musa Itinerans Gigantea)

So I ordered these seeds from seedman.com and they arrived fast. I also ordered some trays with domes and heating mats, which will be here this Thursday. I can't wait! These guys are supposed to...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 08-20-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,821
Posted By mcfly
Re: Musa Itinerans var. Gigantea

Hey! So do you have any update to your plants? Did they grow to be 40ft? Thanks! Pictures!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By mcfly
Re: Musa ingens!

Thanks Realnick5. How are your Musa Ingens doing so far?

Now I'm looking to get the other ones you mentioned too since they get to be 40ft! I'm thinking those may grow faster than the Ingens but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By mcfly
Re: Musa ingens!

I did find this site that sells 10 seeds for $35 euro. Musa ingens - buy seeds at rarepalmseeds.com (http://www.rarepalmseeds.com/pix/MusIng.shtml)

Anyone have experience ordering from them?
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 08-13-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,533
Posted By mcfly
Re: Musa I N G E N S 1st sprout in the netherlands!!

Can you provide updated pictures? How's the growth looking? I want to get some of those seeds too. Thanks!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By mcfly
Re: Musa ingens!

So, how's the progress looking? Pics? I want to get some as well.
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