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Forum: Hydroponics 08-30-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,591
Posted By fergus banana
Forum: Hydroponics 06-30-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,591
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

thanks. it is a dwarf red. they seem to be growing well in the small pot. i will see if they will flower using this autopot system
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 06-24-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 64,128
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Leaves turning brown and yellow. HELP! thanks.

the humidity indoors is probably too low. i have this constant problem with my indoor bananas. i put in 2 humidifiers and it make a huge difference, but they still get a little burn around the leaf...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-23-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,591
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

ok, here are some pics. its the best i could do for now.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=33142&size=1...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-25-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,591
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

hello. i am growing them hydroponically indoors using rockwool and hydroton as the grow media potted in autopots under 1000W of grow lights. Impressed? peace.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 02-24-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,965
Posted By fergus banana
Re: basjoo pup

probably needs more light and less water at first.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-04-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,830
Posted By fergus banana
Re: First Banana Plant

hello,
i wait a bit for the leaves to start to get brown throughout and once the leaf starts to droop down and pull away from the pseudostem, then i definitely clip it off. i notice spider mites like...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-03-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,757
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Smart pots

well, i cant really answer your question directly, but i do have 20 gallon smart pots that i will be putting my indoor dwarf bananas in very soon.
the smart pots dont appear to be very "heavy duty"...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-29-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By fergus banana
Re: New here, new plant, new to banana plants too

pot them separately.
bring them in for the winter.

thats my suggestion.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-26-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,986
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Indoor bananas 600W HPS, hydroponic media

i totally disregarded humidity, but sounds like it will make a hell of a difference.

peace
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-26-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,986
Posted By fergus banana
Indoor bananas 600W HPS, hydroponic media

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=19888&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=19888)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=19891&size=1...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-23-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,035
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Banana's and pot sizes?

howdy,
i am growing my bananas indoors as well. in my experience, they seem to be able to grow quite well without changing to a larger pot very often. i usually change the pot size if i see roots...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-20-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,718
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydopronic Bananas

i think ohiosbest is merely trying to say what has worked for him - this is how hydroponic growers learn from others.

General Hydroponics makes good stuff, also try House and Gardens hydroponic...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-07-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,293
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Timeline of Fruiting for Each Strain of Banana

word up, yo!

where da hydro banana pics?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-07-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,293
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Timeline of Fruiting for Each Strain of Banana

i am growing my bananas under 600W HPS. The plants are growing extremely well.

i give them a liquid fertilizer every other day that i pH and ppm. I have all this equipment because of a failed...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-01-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 47,978
Posted By fergus banana
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Ice Cream Flower!

Have you gone bananas?
Drink on!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-25-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,130
Posted By fergus banana
Re: musa with no roots help

even though there are no roots, it still looks healthy with no rot evident anywhere. i think it will grow back. there is a thread that talks about this situation somewhere around here. i would guess...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-23-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Question about potted pup

i agree with giving the plant more light. at first more light me seem to work against the plant (droopy leaves, burnt leaves), but in the long run it will improve the health of the plant quicker than...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-22-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By fergus banana
Re: advice on first nanas

if u are gonna grow indoors then u can start anytime. i am growing my dwarves indoors under 600W HPS (kinda extreme) and they love it. they drink and drink. the roots are nice and white and healthy -...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-20-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,247
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish

6 inch pots will work fine.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 06-19-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,247
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish

how big is the super dwarf? 6 inch pot to start for plants under 12 inches.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-18-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 45,987
Posted By fergus banana
Re: In Memoriam: Tog Tan

thanks for all the help and advice with raising my banana plants, tog tan. we will miss you around here.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-18-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,925
Posted By fergus banana
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-10-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Droopy Musa Basjoo

you could loosen up the root ball a bit, but i pretty much just throw them into the new pot and they seem to do fine. i always give water when transferring to a new pot making sure it drains out all...
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