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Forum: Other Plants 09-23-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,073
Posted By 2woodensticks
Re: Coconuts and cold tolerance

i had 2 jamacian tall,and one jamacian dwarf...for at least 10 years +...went through several cold snaps,minor frost but always gave me fruit{nuts}..i let a guy i met cut some young fronds off to...
Forum: Other Plants 09-21-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,073
Posted By DoctorSteve
Cold Coconuts and cold tolerance

I know this subject has been talked about everywhere but I think people are trying it all wrong. Just like with bananas if you don't know what you are doing and you live in a marginal area they will...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-31-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,522
Thumbs up Re: What did you Give & Receive for Christmas?

I really like your post, Olaf. Christmas has become so commercialized anymore that people have forgot the gifts that don't cost money too... like spending quality time, being kind and helpful to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-23-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 716
Posted By tmc2009
A video of my Novak SDC

I have a Novak Super Dwarf in storage in the cellar. I thought I'd cut off some pups so I could bring them upstairs and put them in a window for insurance, in case the main plant doesn't make it. ...
Forum: Other Plants 12-19-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Jananas Bananas
Re: What vegetables you planted this winter?

For those of us not in Zone 10 or 11 winter planting is quite different eh, iz? I'm not putting anything new outside. I have some Rosemary that does well but it is established. I am not even going...
Forum: Other Plants 12-19-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By momoese
Re: What vegetables you planted this winter?

Along with the Fava I'll sow Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard, Arugula, Cosmic Purple, Atomic Red, and little Fingers Carrots. I think I'll sow some Sparkler Radish too.
Forum: Other Plants 12-19-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Smile Re: What vegetables you planted this winter?

Swiss Chard is a great winter veggie, depending on how low you drop, and so is Kale. Here is my "Bright Lights" swiss chard that I'm growing from...
Forum: Other Plants 12-19-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By momoese
Re: What vegetables you planted this winter?

I'm going to plant Broad Windsor Fava Beans this year. First time growing any sort of Fava Bean.
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-16-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,176
Posted By stevelau1911
Re: Don't ever give up on plants with no roots!

For propagating basjoos, it seems like the most important thing is to have a decent section of corm attached since corms can produce roots, new shoots as well as buds after calluses are formed. I've...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-15-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,176
Posted By varig8
Re: Don't ever give up on plants with no roots!

Well, this is surprising! How nice it is to learn something new! I would have NEVER thought that putting a corm in water would work in developing roots. I would have thought that it would just rot...
Forum: Other Plants 12-14-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 231,776
Posted By fmu65
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

Meyer lemon blossoms! I have been hand pollinating like crazy in the hopes I will get at least a couple of viable fruit! I wish I could upload the scent of the flowers. They are so...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-13-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,176
Posted By sandy0225
Don't ever give up on plants with no roots!

I've had this sword ladyfinger pup that I cut off with the shovel when I was digging the middle of October. Normally if I cut them off with the shovel, if there's any white/pinkish corm at the bottom...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-05-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By varig8
Re: Battling with spider mites!

At the top of the banana.org page, you will see on the upper right side a "search". Type in "Spider mites". All the threads and information on the site will be available for you to read.
The best...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-05-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By Richard
Re: Battling with spider mites!

If you go to
Bananas.org - Search Forums (http://www.bananas.org/search.php)
and under Search by Key Word enter
spider mites
AND change the selection method to
Search Titles Only
you'll find a lot of...
Forum: Other Plants 12-04-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 231,776
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

No, they are not, certainly not up here in the frigid north. As the name indicates, they are strictly
ornamental and due to their small size they can function as a houseplant. Since no banana can...
Forum: Other Plants 12-04-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 231,776
Posted By sunfish
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

<a href="http://s950.photobucket.com/albums/ad348/musanamwah/?action=view&amp;current=005-3.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad348/musanamwah/005-3.jpg" border="0"...
Forum: Other Plants 12-04-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 231,776
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

There are lots of markers, by which experts here on the board can identify the variety of a banana. Shape and
colouration of the leaf, shape of the petiole wing, as well as length and colour of the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-26-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,112
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: packaging styrofoam-safe?

The only reason I can think of is, that Styrofoam is there and perlite is not :)
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-26-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,112
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: packaging styrofoam-safe?

That observation notwithstanding in...

...Michael Schade talks about the “extremely dangerous process of making polystyrene” and thereby Styrofoam
of which it is the primary component. He says...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-25-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,112
Posted By sunfish
Re: packaging styrofoam-safe?

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=is%20styrofoam%20toxic&source=web&cd=6&sqi=2&ved=0CEsQtwIwBQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.monkeysee.com%2Fplay%2F11336-is-styrofoam-dangerous&ei=GT_QTszZAcLbiAKu_Mz8Cw&u...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-20-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,372
Posted By go.sail
Joy Musa sp. yangtse from tissue culture. On is variegated.

Hi,
now I have my musa sp. yangtse from own lab order.
http://www.fotos-hochladen.net/uploads/musaspyangtsx9631bfayq.jpg

Musa sp. yangtse in agar from my...
Forum: Other Plants 11-15-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Finally planted my garden

So I just now planted my winter Garden
Cilantro
Broccoli
Lettuce
Cauliflower
Collard Greens
Turnips
Snap beans

I'll start harvesting around Christmas
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 11-14-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,894
Posted By Richard
Re: Battling spider mites every year.

Neem oil is a surfactant (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surfactant). It is used in many pesticides for that property and is very cheap to manufacturers. It ought to be a crime to sell it for the same...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 11-14-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,894
Posted By palmtree
Re: Battling spider mites every year.

I have spiter mite problems indoors every year. Some plants are worse than others and Aphids have become a bigger problem than the spider mites. But this year I have really tried to leave my plants...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-14-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,768
Posted By bananas101
Re: Rion Prestige Greenhouse 8'x16'

The soil base here is all yazoo clay in Jackson MS. I typically work around this issue by constructing raised beds for good drainage. I definately keep my local nursery a float by all the yards of...
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