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Forum: Hydroponics 08-30-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By fergus banana
Forum: Hydroponics 07-16-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,604
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

house and garden aquaflakes 6ml per gallon. i havent measured the EC at this strength but it is very low (guessing maybe 1 to 1.5). i have kinda just left it at this concentration cause they are...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-16-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,604
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

wow what nice roots on the SDC! its too bad that you lost so many plants.

from what i have read, it is difficult to transition a plant from a hydroponic system to soil and vice versa. i have tried...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-30-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,604
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

i think the point of this thread is to share info and ask questions about growing hydroponically. i am not clear on why you are posting on this thread.
Forum: Hydroponics 06-30-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,604
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Hydroponic banana growers sound off

any plant can be grown hydroponically
Forum: Hydroponics 06-30-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,604
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: 64,294
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: 12,604
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: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,190
Posted By fergus banana
Re: corm rot

bummer
Forum: Hydroponics 05-25-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,604
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: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-23-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Spider mites

the eggs hatch about every 3 days. i use neem oil and it kills the mites immediately, but they lay eggs under the leaves which hatch in about 3 days, so you want to make sure you take care of them...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-23-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Spider mites

every 3rd day. my indoor plants have spider mites and they never go away. i just have to keep them under control. bogus.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Dwarf cav question...

yes, an alien should be popping out shortly. be patient.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-22-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,556
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Dwarf Musa Banana Plant Flowering Question

very nice pics. did you grow the plant entirely indoors? what size pot?
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 02-24-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,968
Posted By fergus banana
Re: basjoo pup

probably needs more light and less water at first.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 02-11-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By fergus banana
Re: HELP!! leaves have brown on them and brittle

neem seed oil works good. i bought mine at Lowe's. any nursery should have it too. just mix one teaspoon per gallon and spray every third day. some people say they have success with just soap and...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 02-10-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By fergus banana
Re: HELP!! leaves have brown on them and brittle

isolated brown spots? hmmm, i dont know what that could be, since you already have a humidifier. it could gave been the heat. i would wait to see how they do now that you have fixed that. my plants...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 02-10-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By fergus banana
Re: HELP!! leaves have brown on them and brittle

it could be a humidity problem. i have a similar problem with my indoor bananas. they are inside under 600WHPS. they have some burn around the leaf margin. try a humidifier. i havent gottten one yet,...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-12-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,451
Posted By fergus banana
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-12-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,451
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Whats wrong with these banana plants? Don't have a clue.

hello,
i am not running any humidifier and i do have a constant problem with spider mites. i will try that. a humidifier that is. bummer.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-08-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,451
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Whats wrong with these banana plants? Don't have a clue.

they are under 1600W of indoor grow lights. i thought that maybe the light was burning them, but i dont think this is the case since just about every plant has this problem, regardless of distance...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-08-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,451
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Whats wrong with these banana plants? Don't have a clue.

yes they are in 20 gallon smart pots indoors with hydroton and rockwool as their growing media. i make up their fertilizer using hydroponic nutes. i will check for that tomato deficiency thingie you...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-08-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,451
Posted By fergus banana
Whats wrong with these banana plants? Don't have a clue.

Is this a humidity problem? nutrient problem? They are permanently indoors and this has been going on for months. The new leaves start off ok but end up like this after a week or so....
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-17-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,903
Posted By fergus banana
Re: Bananas moved Inside

i will try that. but they are in a hydroponic media mixture and i havent really figured out a good watering and fertilizing schedule.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-17-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,903
Posted By fergus banana
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