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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Just a few Pics...

Greet pictures plants look lovely! bet that machette has seen some years service lol
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-07-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,612
Posted By marksbananas
Re: My Mystery Busy Bee Banana

I do not know what the type is but i wanted to say what brillant pictures of the flower and fruit. You have captured the image well, love the bees in last one
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 09-07-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,313
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Seed germination using GA3

That is a good idea i will try nicking some of mine before soaking and some not nicked and see what gets best results. Thanks for that
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By marksbananas
Re: My first Orinoco bloom

Congrats on the bloom, shame its so late in season
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Spreading the word-about bananas

I know what you mean I am in the UK and everyone who sees my garden is amazed that i am growing banana plants outside, as for producing edible fruit that can not be achieved yet without help, but the...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 09-06-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,313
Posted By marksbananas
Seed germination using GA3

I have read an article that recommends soaking banana seeds in GA3 before sowing the seeds. I have always soaked my seeds in water but this article recommends using GA3 and wate to soak for 5 days,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By marksbananas
Re: At last an apple flag

:birthdaynana: congrats :birthdaynana: Please can we see pictures
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Help!

Had a look at photos i would say the pot is okay not ideal but okay, i personnel have grown nana's in to over 10 foot in half barrels , i had a similar problem with mine so i put it in the ground and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Help!

Not sure how much help we can be with no photos or better description, what is wrong with the plant:pics:
Forum: Species Bananas 09-02-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,268
Posted By marksbananas
Musa Basjoo Sakhalin

I have just bought 3 MUSA BASJOO SAKHALIN and i was wondering if anyone could tell me the difference etween a MUSA BASJOO SAKHALIN and a musa Basjoo. Thanks i have read somewhere the the sakhalin is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Encouraging Pups

I have tried this v cut but how do you keep the plant while it is pupping, do you just keep warm and dry? I have mine outside at minute under my bananas in jungle corner where it is well sheltered,...
Forum: Species Bananas 09-01-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,227
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Insights on seed germination.

I am intersted in this method how do you use the polyethylene glycol to weaken the outer skin do you soak it in the stuff and if so is it pure or do you dilute it down, what is the method to use it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-31-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By marksbananas
Encouraging Pups

I was wondering if there was anyway to encourage banana plants to pup, ie adjusting chemical balance when feeding., Thanks Mark
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 08-31-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,676
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Germination the easy way

I ma after some advice what inside the seed is the embryo ?
Forum: Species Bananas 08-31-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,863
Posted By marksbananas
Musa Sikkimensis Red Tiger

I have just bought a Red Tiger and i have noticed that the red varigation to the leaves tends to vary tremendously from plant to plant and i was wondering is there any way to ensure the red stripes...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-27-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,424
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Musa Variegated Florida and Ae Ae

I just bought on of these Florida varieties and in finding info a few people pointed out a few differences, one being that the banana fruit contain seeds on the florida variety and also the...
Forum: Species Bananas 08-26-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,842
Posted By marksbananas
Musa sapientum Linn. Variegated plant

I am after some information on this type of musa, does it like PH of 6.0 nd less as does Ae Ae ? I have never seen a varigated musa other than Ae Ae so i know very little about this....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By marksbananas
Re: My Orinocos

Just wanted to say that they are lovely and your obviously doing a good job lol congrats on all the blooms!
Forum: Species Bananas 08-23-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,818
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Musa Ae Ae Question

Thank you so much !! That is cool thank you it has helped
Forum: Species Bananas 08-23-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,818
Posted By marksbananas
Musa Ae Ae Question

I ahve read in several places that musa Ae Ae produce pups slower and when they do it can be that only 1 in 4 pups might be varigated, if this is true and the other 3 are just green are they known as...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-23-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,970
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Aeae on ebay.co.uk

For anyone intersted here is the link to the Ae Ae and it looks a real little stunner good luck to anyone who is intersted in getting it. Musa Ae-Ae on eBay, also Tropicals, Plants Seeds Bulbs,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-23-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Fay --- Go Away!!!

I would say smaller nana's would be better lol, no seriously it is a shame you had some much damage it is a shame to see such lovely plants getting destroyed and whats worse there is so little you...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-22-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By marksbananas
Re: cold hardy question and idea

i myself live in zone 9 and when winter comes my sikkimensis loses its leaves but other than that it is fine and it starts again from where it left of, with no protection. If i was in your shoes i...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-22-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,254
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Musa 'Siam Ruby' help in uk

I dont have one myself but i have been looking into getting one and from what i have been able to find some people are guessing hardy to zone 9-10. But i would take it that they are not hardy and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-21-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By marksbananas
Re: Ae Ae on the roof

That is wonderful!! I bet it has taken hours of work and planning but you can see it was worth while it is beautiful! :woohoonaner:
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