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Forum: Contests! 08-31-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,721
Posted By bdollarbill
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,530
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Finally got pics of my Ice Cream flower

I would have guessed Orinoco only because it looks exactly like mine which is also in flower now, first hand has 3 fingers on it but we have short season here no chance of having any harvest.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-24-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Pups Ready!

How much for 1 of each to 27012?

Bill
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-03-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,036
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Sick leaf or Flag?

I concur, if it ain't the flag the banana plant is having a good time at your expense!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-25-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,554
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Largest banana grown in NC?

I have over 20 different species of banana & live in NC with no greenhouse, I dig everything but my Basjoo & Velutina's to over winter them, My Orinoco's I have about 6 are over 6 foot tall with all...
Forum: Other Plants 04-30-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Stuttgart Canna

I only have 3 they are several years old & do not send out a lot of new growth every year for me but they grow big & tall, I will trade but only for select banan's I do not have, send me a PM if you...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-26-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: NEW banana..................????

I live in Triad of NC Winston-Salem area & leave mine in ground year round, they die back to the ground, but with just a few inch's of mulch they are protected enough to grow back, mine just started...
Forum: Banana Identification 04-26-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,751
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Namwah or Rajapuri here?

My Raja is very short almost like dwarf variety, although I thought Namwah was short plant as well? My Namwah is "pearl" but leaves are mostly total green, no streaks of white.


BH
Forum: Other Plants 04-25-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Stuttgart Canna

I have some what do you have in way of naner's for trade?

Bill
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-25-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: I think I have lost my most prized plant.

http://http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=16844&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=16844)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-25-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: I think I have lost my most prized plant.

I planted what was left of the rhizome in the ground, not holding much hope it's still alive but who knows.

Bill
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-25-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: I think I have lost my most prized plant.

They are so small I could barely eben see them I do not think camera would catch them, they did look like they started out as some type of work before they got the legs & some of them were jumping...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-25-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By bdollarbill
I think I have lost my most prized plant.

I have had my Ae Ae banana potted up indoors in my bay window all winter. It died back a little from the climate change I assumed so I let it go, It recently sent out 2 new leaves, and then kind of...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-19-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,598
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Wanted: Helen's Hybrid seeds or small plant

I have a few very small pups now get back with me in few weeks when I divide it out if you still want a pup or 2.

Bill
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-18-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,778
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Update on my Hydroponic Raja Puri

It could be done, using heater for aquarium, and one of the humidome containers and an air pump, or if you wanted to go high tech could construct one from clear acrylic. Maybe use some rapid rooter...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-18-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,778
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Update on my Hydroponic Raja Puri

That's exactly why I started building hydroponic units a year ago was to grow them in the winter, It kind of evolved into a year round venture, I am building and selling them now online, But never...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-13-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Post your best 2008 photos!

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=13047&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=13047&ppuser=3749)

First flower of 2008 was my best.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-13-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,840
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: what is the best website to buy a banana plant

I can speak for Martha's & Northern Tropic's Both are Straight up great, Awesome plants and great prices, best of both worlds & you are helping out a small business owner not some big box store who...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 04-12-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,561
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Ensete perriei up in just 12 days!!

I am quite the experimentalist, I left them in the germination station for over 4-5 month's & nothing I separated one of the non planted seeds just to see if it had any sign's of life. Surprised to...
Forum: Banana Identification 04-12-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: identification

I'll buy that little one from you if you care to sell, I nned a new variegated plant to add to my collection.

Bill
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 04-12-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,298
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Seed Soaking

Just pretend you don't care if they grow or not, then they will sprout up like weeds.

Good luck
Bill
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 04-12-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,561
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Ensete perriei up in just 12 days!!

I just wanted to chime in on this thread as I have some seeds I got from member on the B.org I had 0 success rate as well. I decided to perform surgery on one of the seeds, not soaked or attempted to...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 04-12-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,061
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: First banana, indoors, many questions

Trial & error is what you will need to do, rest assured you have a great network of experts in here. Be careful there is no cure after you buy your first plant! That's how it all starts. 10 years ago...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-24-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,658
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Banana Hydroponic's?

If I find algae growth is a problem I'll just rough up the outside of the resevoir & shoot it with some flat black paint, I may do that anyways. For now being able to see root growth easyily is...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-24-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,658
Posted By bdollarbill
Re: Banana Hydroponic's?

First small aeroponic unit is up & running. I used some small Alocasia babies to start system up I will sub out some banana pups after I confirm nutrients aren't too strong, I have lots of these...
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