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Forum: Other Plants 07-27-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,489
Posted By BGreen
Re: Red Margin Bamboo

I know I will need to prune rhizomes back after a while, but not worried about it yet. With my yard and how fast this bed filled up I will take the extra work to keep this a little more under...
Forum: Other Plants 07-19-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,489
Posted By BGreen
Re: Red Margin Bamboo

Thanks everyone,

We had a really harsh winter here last year, multiple days below zero and a few -10 and colder. During most of those days we had a nice blanket of snow but that didn't protect the...
Forum: Other Plants 07-18-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,489
Posted By BGreen
Re: Red Margin Bamboo

Here is the bamboo bed in July of 2010.
Filling up nicely!
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=34450&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=34450)
Forum: Other Plants 06-30-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,489
Posted By BGreen
Re: Red Margin Bamboo

Nice Sandy!
Any pics? I went with the Rubo. because I was told it would get the largest for the cold hardy types, but then had to add the aureo because the clum color...
I am also looking at...
Forum: Other Plants 06-29-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,489
Posted By BGreen
Re: Red Margin Bamboo

Ok another update.
Now that all the new clums have leafed out you can really see the mass...

http://benjgreen.homestead.com/files/plants/Bamboo/Bamboo_bed_1_June28_08.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-19-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,758
Posted By BGreen
Re: An Ensete thread

BTW thanks for the link... nice read...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-19-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,758
Posted By BGreen
Re: An Ensete thread

This is posted on the Sooner Plant Farm website:

Tandara Red Banana This is an excellent foliage plant with waxy fronds of deep green reddish-purple tones and leaf margins. Very similar to Ensete...
Forum: Other Plants 05-30-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By BGreen
Re: what a suprise.

Congrates! starting things from seed, is very rewarding!
Forum: Other Plants 05-30-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,489
Posted By BGreen
Re: Red Margin Bamboo *New Pics*

Ok here are some new pics, hard to see with the weeds in the background, but most of the green is bamboo.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=9930...
Forum: Other Plants 05-27-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,489
Posted By BGreen
Re: Red Margin Bamboo

Going to have to get some pics, but my bamboo has added close to 30 new shoots so far this year! Very glad I put the barrier in! Pics coming soon
Forum: Other Plants 05-27-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 744
Posted By BGreen
Re: Phyllostachys bissetii

It can take off and spread by underground rhizomes, I would watch it VERY close
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-27-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,267
Posted By BGreen
Re: 2008 Summer Eruption in SE TN!!!

Looking Great Randy! I just got around to putting my stuff back in the ground... a little late, but better than never ;)
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-15-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By BGreen
Re: Dombo's Homepage

Very nice Olli!
But I do have to ask what kind of hight can you get in that swing?
http://80.190.202.79/pic/f/franconiaexotica/garten1.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-13-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By BGreen
Re: 2008 Garden Projects

Nice Randy! can't wait to see what you do with it. I will have to take some pics, but I have a large area I want to turn into a large bed, with a possible water feature. I just can't wait for...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-25-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,207
Posted By BGreen
Re: A Merry Cristmas to all

Merry Christmas everyone!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,321
Posted By BGreen
Re: Ice!!!!!!

Looks like your getting it worse than us. We are getting a freezing mist, but it ends up more as ice pellets. Monday looks like we will get a break, but Tuesday isn't looking good :(
Forum: Other Plants For Sale & Auction 12-02-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,638
Posted By BGreen
Re: Seeds for Key Lime

Looking good IC!
Congratulations!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-28-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,079
Posted By BGreen
Re: we have a winner!-fhia 17 contest

Congratulations to the winners!
and Thank you Greenie for the contest!

This is truly a great forum.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-28-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By BGreen
Re: Germinating Sikkimensis

This is the temps I have had luck with, but I also like to start them in a ziplock bag in a moist folded paper towel.
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 11-28-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 24,282
Posted By BGreen
Re: OK>>>> Seeds are ready on the velutina!!!

Hey Andy good luck!

I see your in Lee Summit only about an hour east of me.
There is a great nursery out your way. Heartland, it is worth a visit in the spring.
Forum: Species Bananas 11-28-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,435
Posted By BGreen
Re: Black Balbisiana

Well since you went to the trouble to get it TC'ed I guess I buy 1 or 2 from ya in spring ;)

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Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 11-27-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 24,282
Posted By BGreen
Re: OK>>>> Seeds are ready on the velutina!!!

Well they really like that one spot!
They others haven't shown any sign of life yet.
I did move 3 other banana seeds into the tank, they are going on 6 months now with only 1 germinating.
If the...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 11-27-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 24,282
Posted By BGreen
Re: OK>>>> Seeds are ready on the velutina!!!

Thank you guys.

Nov 27 update:
10 of the 11 seeds have pushed through the soil surface.
2 more seeds have sprouted and 1 has lost it's plug (should see roots in a few days?!?!)
I'm going to have to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-21-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,588
Posted By BGreen
Re: Types of pups

I started to dig around the base of this guy, but had to leave before I could finish. I'll see what I can do to find the root system of these guy later this weekend. Randy, I was thinking that I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-21-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,588
Posted By BGreen
Re: Types of pups

Hey,
The pup on the left if odd... I don't even know 100% if it's a banana or not.
But your right about the sword pups, those are want you want to start a plant. I know a post has been posted in...
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