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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By JP
Re: free pups?

I'd love to help you out but I'm in Canada... I don't think US customs are going to let it pass...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 01-30-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By scottu
Re: Free Musa Basjoo

http://www.bananas.org/http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57438 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=57437)

Basjoos get uncovered around a month before the last chance...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 01-30-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Musa basjoo large pup or corm TENNEESSEE

Not so...many common banana plants/Basjoos are propagated at commercial nurseries in central Florida and shipped to Big Box chains across the country. And once they get in your yard they are just...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 01-28-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By Snarkie
Re: Free Musa Basjoo

I was hoping YOU had them, LOL. Oh well. :2722:
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 01-22-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By RobG7aChattTN
Re: Musa basjoo large pup or corm TENNEESSEE

Remind me in early summer and I'll see if I can get it out.
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 01-22-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By RobG7aChattTN
Re: Musa basjoo large pup or corm TENNEESSEE

I was just wondering because if you lived near Chattanooga it would be easier to get one to you. I have one that got overrun by some bamboo that I need to move and if I can even get it out it...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 01-22-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By scottu
Re: Free Musa Basjoo

In spring after they sprout.
I have 2 corms that are getting too big. I would like to make them smaller and easier to over winter.
Around the middle of May they would be strong enough if you can...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 01-22-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By RobG7aChattTN
Re: Musa basjoo large pup or corm TENNEESSEE

What part of Tennessee are you in?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-14-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Will they make it???

Just tossing this out there.......Your plant is a tad close to the structure/house you might want to move it next year to give it some room to spread those giant leaves or you could do it now while...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-13-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By sunfish
Re: Will they make it???

The leaves should be cut off
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-12-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Will they make it???

Just remember most plant look pretty stressed once transplanted...yours will also.

Cut the broken leaves off ....a TRANSPLANTED plant does not need the broken leaves to flourish. At this point they...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-12-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: Will they make it???

Hi Shawn,

of course they will make it. Pushing out a new leaf is a sure sign for that, even if it
was pre-existent.

The plants are just suffering from transplanting shock. Bananas often react...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By jjjankovsky
Re: Will they make it???

"leave them. as long as they're green they're generating energy for the plant"

nope...the plant needs better root formation in order to supply the leaves...clearly this plant has too many leaves for...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By kubali
Re: Will they make it???

it's pushing out a new leaf, so it will be fine the way it is for sure.....
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-30-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,126
Posted By Iunepeace
Re: whats wrong? pewnny banana

Looks really good! You guys who have free resources nearby that you can just go and pick up are real blessed! :D *envious*
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-27-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,374
Posted By austinl01
Re: first year basjoo, what to expect?

Keep them in the ground and protect. They should reach five feet this year if you pamper them.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-24-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,374
Posted By frankielove
Re: first year basjoo, what to expect?

Oh yeah, it's in the ground. Soil isn't amazing, but I added compost.
Forum: Banana Identification 06-23-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By Duckfood
Re: got from a friend what kind is it

Can't argue with jbyrd... Looks like a Basjoo...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-23-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By jbyrd88888
Smile Re: got from a friend what kind is it

Yup I guess basjoo! Just call one a basjoo and the other banzoo... What I named mine... The pros on here are only gonna say you can't ID until you can see a full leafs particulars and gets bigger or...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,126
Posted By Iunepeace
Re: whats wrong? pewnny banana

It does have a wetting agent in it so I would advise to just water lightly for a while and see how long this new soil takes to dry out, so as not to keep the bananas' feet wet. Good job on...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,126
Posted By Duckfood
Re: whats wrong? pewnny banana

You can buy a bag of Perlite at Lowe's, Home Depot, or Walmart for about $5.00... You wouldn't need half of the bag for the two Banana Plants that you have...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-21-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,126
Posted By Mauro Gibo
Bananas Brindando Re: whats wrong? pewnny banana

Hi shawndac! I enjoy reading the posts and comments at this forum. Here is my personal opinion: I have been looking at the pictures of your bananas and I think your decision is right. I would like to...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-21-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,126
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: whats wrong? pewnny banana

Well...you could.
A lighter mix might benefit the growth of that one also. My Orinocos are in the same mix and are looking good as well.
No need to remove all the soil from the roots, lighten up your...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-20-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,126
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: whats wrong? pewnny banana

This is a pic taken by me locally a week ago......not my garden but a BENCHMARK on what Basjoos will do in the spring in my zone...
Chest high .....
Tc Basjoos do not need a waiting period to take...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,126
Posted By jbyrd88888
Re: whats wrong? pewnny banana

Well I agree with both Crazy and Cincin but I just wanna add: if you decide to try or add different soil and/or amendments, fill the pot up more and take em dang rocks outta there...lol just my 2...
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