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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-17-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By Stonecutter
Re: I got a few through winter

The newest one is coming along.
I really didn't have much hope for this one to finish but
they say it's going to be a warmer winter around here
so just have to wait and see.


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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-17-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By Stonecutter
Re: I got a few through winter

7 hands on it.

<a href=http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=62624><img src=http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62624&size=1 border=0></a>
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-10-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By Stonecutter
Re: I got a few through winter

This one made it through last winter with no protection.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62604 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=62603)
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-10-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By Stonecutter
Re: I got a few through winter

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62606 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=62605)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By HMelendez
Re: Veinte Cohol, Goldfinger, Tall Namwah before and now

Lonnie,



'Nanas are looking very good!...Good luck!.....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-30-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,683
Posted By Island Brah
Southeast "Dry-Root" Winter Storage

With temps near Atlanta getting down to 33-35 this morning, It was time to wheel in the ones that are way too massive for the grow lights! This borderline freezing temp is only here for one morning...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-27-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Gabe15
Re: balbisiana?

Yep, classic M. balbisiana.
Forum: Banana Identification 10-27-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By venturabananas
balbisiana?

I'm pretty sure this plant obtained as Blue Java is actually Musa balbisiana, but if someone could confirm that, I'd appreciate it.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62578&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By Iowa
Time to Dig 2

Almost forgot the one I plant at a friends, 10-24-17, 43F for a high today.
Orinoco's all put up for the winter, now if I had all the Elephant Ears dug I would be in good...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Iowa
Time to Dig

The cold is on it's way, 10-23-17 Musa 'Orinoco's on their way to the basement.

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Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-05-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By duaneh
Joy Re: Veinte Cohol For Sale or Trade

awesome great looking vc pup thanks ty I will be buying more varieties from you in the spring if your still selling
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-05-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Veinte Cohol For Sale or Trade

I am sold out of VC fresh cut pups. Thank you to everyone who bought them!

I have a few larger ones that are rooted in a soilless mix for my use next year. I may be willing to sell a few of them....
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-01-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,854
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Mekong Giant vs Basjoo

Thanks Ty for the encouraging update.

I am on the first year of the Mekong which is said to be a cold hardy plant similar to a Basjoo in a heavily mulched situation in colder zones.

I picked up two...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-25-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Footache
Re: could someone please I D this Banana

I live in ventura ca.zone 10a.The Bananas came with the house we bought.Thanks for your help in identifying it.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-21-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,480
Posted By Anupama
Re: Banana Identification

It's growing steadily! :)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62367&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=62367)
Forum: Member Introductions 09-12-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Hello From Plano, Texas, growing zone 8 a

I keep them in the ground. After first frost I chop anything over a foot tall. Then throw about a foot or so of hay on them. Then I put a livestock feed bag laying flat on top of the hay to just help...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Hello From Plano, Texas, growing zone 8 a

Welcome! I'm southeast of you down on Lake Toledo Bend. If it were me I would keep them potted till spring time. That way they will have plenty time to get established and ready for next winter! Down...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-08-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,783
Posted By HMelendez
Hurricane Irma!

My prayers and thoughts for all Floridians and adjacent States!...A very huge and strong hurricane its projected to come in our way!....One of the most powerful hurricanes in history!....Please be...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-07-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 225,571
Posted By gmichael403
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Update..plants are doing well, crazy to think I have to start thinking about overwintering again. I learned a lot last year..tends to get a little easier each year...bittersweet.
Forum: Banana Identification 09-05-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,025
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Help me id this banana

I use Urea for nitrogen. Then I use murate of potash for potassium. They are STRONG!! You can get them at a feed/farm/ag store for $10-$15 per $50 lb bag. Start SMALL and slowly add more. You can...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 214
Sticky: Water suckers
Views: 109,252
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Water suckers

I agree with Mark (Venturabananas) 100%. In my experience he is correct!

Richard is also 100% correct!

I will add one thing! If you have a new plant, when it first produces pups they will usually...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-01-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,799
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Banana adding leaves but not growing taller

100% not Musa basjoo. The plant pictured is either a dwarf cavendish or super dwarf cavendish.

Sadly there are a lot of worthless online nurseries who sell Tissue Cultured (TC) plantlets. Dwarf and...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-30-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Howdy from flood city

Welcome!! I'm no vegetable expert but am a full fledged banana addict!! I have over 80 varieties. I'm north-east of Houston. Up on lake Toledo Bend. Your welcome to PM me about bananas anytime. If I...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-20-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By obdiah
my banana filled back yard

just a picture of the bananas in my back yard also have a banana patch in a field near by and bananas planted in random places all around the property I have finally lost count! aint it great


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Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-18-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,833
Posted By Iowa
Re: Overwintering container bananas

I winter mine over in my basement, 60F and low light. Some are bare root and some are in pots. None get any water till maybe March, then light watering. I have Musa 'Orinoco', waking them up in the...
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