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Search: Posts Made By: varig8
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-31-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,541
Posted By Darkman
Re: Betta splendens, Siamese Fighting Fish

Awesome planted aquariums!

I have had planted aquariums over the years but they were not to your caliber. I have a 55 gal that I have had set up since 1993. It had about ten species of plants but is...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-31-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,541
Posted By RobG7aChattTN
Re: Betta splendens, Siamese Fighting Fish

Wow! Those freshwater tanks are gorgeous with all that moss. Are all those shrimp fresh water? I've never seen anything other than the ghost and bamboo shrimp (although I know there is a large...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 12-19-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,053
Posted By Yug
Re: Ae-Ae bananas on Hawaii Island

Mine is still growing, and has 5 pups, but I can't tell yet if they will be white/variegated/green.
I give it a little less water than the others, and use very liberal applications of composted...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-15-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,564
Posted By sandy0225
Re: Don't ever give up on plants with no roots!

I've found that you have to have a certain kind of cut off pup for this to work. When you look at it from below, if you can see the layers where the pstems are all telescoped together, like cutting a...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-13-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,564
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: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-24-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By TalyMon
Re: Unique overwintering question

Varig8, great reply maybe one of the senior members or anybody should start a tread to rename, describe and divide these two different techniques, possibly off-season housing or off season indoor...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-23-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olafhenny
Re: Unique overwintering question

Thank you, Varig8, finally another voice of reason in the confusion of the "wintering debate".

Just one caveat: Scott, the original poster in this thread, does not state, if he is providing light...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-05-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By Jananas Bananas
Re: Watering

:ha::ha::ha::ha:

~JaNan
Forum: Other Plants 09-21-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,920
Posted By cherokee_greg
Re: Thai Dwarf Papaya

Thanks Steven. when I received them from you, I broke the top of one on a accident,it grew back just fine. I really like them. I will bring them in for the winter or put them in my brothers...
Forum: Other Plants 09-19-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,920
Posted By cherokee_greg
Joy Thai Dwarf Papaya

I got these Thai Dwarf Papayas from Steven.



http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=45790&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=45790&ppuser=5959)

:woohoonaner:
Forum: Other Plants 09-18-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,384
Posted By ron_mcb
Re: Dwarf papaya X-77

no this is a Hawaiian solo variety. the fruits are not that big. the fruits appear early and they are low to the ground.

im not saying its the fastest to produce fruit.. its just that i got fruit...
Forum: Other Plants 09-18-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,384
Posted By Jananas Bananas
Re: Dwarf papaya X-77

It is the third one down if you want to take a look.

Agricultural Diagnostic Service Center - Seed Program (http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/seed/seeds.asp)

I would like to give it a try too Ron. PM me...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-18-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By Gabe15
Re: Any Guess what this might be?

Too hard to tell right now, keep posting photos as it develops and leave the bud on as it matures.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-01-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,338
Posted By tikifarmer
A Couple Backyard Pics From PA

I haven't posted on here for a while so , I thought I would post a couple pics from my backyard in south central PA...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-21-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By sandy0225
Re: Musa 'Bordelon' Question

well the leaves definitely look like bordelon, but the bloom in the picture is more erect than any of my bordelons have been. They usually droop over sideways like other bananas just as soon as they...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,841
Posted By sunfish
Re: Musa AE AE pictures & question

Encouraging whiter variegation - ficus - House Plants Forum - GardenWeb...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,841
Posted By venturabananas
Re: Musa AE AE pictures & question

I thought acidic soil was necessary to maintain the variegation in Ae Ae. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,841
Posted By BILL MA
Re: Musa AE AE pictures & question

Thanks for all the great info Varig8

:bananas_b
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By sandy0225
Re: Musa 'Bordelon' Question

I've had bordelons flower before at 5-6 feet if they were potted, but never that short. They do have a more maroon bloom. The flowers and bananas do droop over sideways on bordelon, they don't stay...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By saltydad
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By cherokee_greg
Re: Musa 'Bordelon' Question

sounds interesting. None of my Bordelons ever flowered at 3' yet hope you find out what it is.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-27-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,792
Posted By camillenoir
Re: Variegated Musa "Florida"

update:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=43102&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=43102)

(as of May 12th)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-30-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,917
Posted By Planter56
Re: Grafting Mature Banana Pups

And I'll put my 2-cents worth in as well. There is no way for genetic material to be exchanged between plants other than thru sexual reproduction or gene manipulation as in splicing. This cannot be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-09-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,792
Posted By camillenoir
Re: Variegated Musa "Florida"

Here are more details on the plant(s).

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=41604 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=41604)

I'm not sure of up to what level should the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-07-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,792
Posted By musaboru
Re: Variegated Musa "Florida"

Is that the correct spelling for Ae Ae? Thanks Gabe.


I did some searching in Thai. And it seems there is some confusion with the name. Some refer to 'A'ea'e' as kluai florida dang (which translate...
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