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Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-09-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By r3tic
Re: Am I burning my banana?

Look under the leaves. It looks like you may have a mite infestation.
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-04-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By r3tic
Re: Found jalapenos for 39 cents/pound

You could always do something crazy like ferment them. Something like at the following link. Fermented Hot Chili Sauce Recipe — Nourished Kitchen...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-01-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,874
Posted By r3tic
Re: So am I hosed?

It depends on how well the plant was established. I live in zone 6b/7a and I do not protect my basjoos over the winter. They are growing in a less than ideal heavy soil. They do tend to send up...
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 10-07-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,361
Posted By r3tic
Looking for tree collards

I'm looking for a few cuttings or a rooted start of tree collards, Brassica oleracea acephala.


Forum: Other Plants Wanted 06-09-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,101
Posted By r3tic
Re: T.R. Hovey Papaya

I got mine from Logee's. It was small but healthy.
Forum: Other Plants 04-08-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By r3tic
Re: Cashews

I was under the impression that even the raw cashews were slightly cooked to remove the toxic coating that grows on them. Not sure how you would go about getting some viable seed.

Cashew -...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-17-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By r3tic
Re: Musa Orphan drippy flower.

that looks exactly like the dwarf Namwah I had blooming in my dining room last year. I had to mop that nectar up every day. What a mess!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-17-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By r3tic
Re: Dwarf Namwah flowers in Nov - Ai yai yai yai yai!

My dwarf Namwah pushed out a flower about a month ago. I have 58 fingers and no way to grow them over the winter here in Philly.
Forum: Other Plants 05-04-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By r3tic
Re: Ginkgo biloba

I planted one at my mothers house a few years ago. Beautiful trees, great shape, bright yellow fall colors. You can't ask for a better tree nothing bothers it pollution, pests etc. In the event it...
Forum: Other Plants 03-15-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,344
Posted By r3tic
Re: Sweet Pepper Lovers!!!

This year I'm going to be growing Jimmy Nardello, Purple Beauty, Odessa Market and Sweet Chocolate Peppers. The Jimmy Nardello is the only kind I have gown before and they are very good.
Forum: Other Plants 03-14-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,203
Posted By r3tic
Re: Herbs

I have recently picked up starts of sugar cane, pepper corn, lemon grass, rosemary and bay laurel. In the summer I grow basil, thyme, oregano, cilantro and parsley. I also have corsican, chocolate,...
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 01-06-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By r3tic
Looking for non-banana edibles

I am looking to do some edible landscaping and container planting and need a whole lot of starts. I will pay shipping, do trades and maybe even make some purchases. My list is as...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 01-05-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,772
Posted By r3tic

Is this a feature you would consider adding to the forum for mobile use? I use it with several other forums and really like it.
Tapatalk - Forum App on the iPhone, Android, Nokia, and BlackBerry for...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-28-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 14,548
Posted By r3tic
Re: Camera Talk!

P&S is a point and shoot camera.

If you are looking into a DSLR, you have several brands to choose from. All of the major brands make good products at this point. Canon and Nikon are the two big...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 11-10-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,517
Posted By r3tic
[Sale] Dwarf Namwah pups

I have two dwarf Namwah pups available for sale. One has a p-stem about 18" for $25 the other is 36" for $35, shipping included lower 48 states only. I may consider trades including aquaponic...
Forum: Other Plants 11-08-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By r3tic
Re: bamboo plants

I've never bought the stuff. I have found that if you put an add up on craigslist people will let you come dig it up. Saves them the work of controlling it themselves.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-14-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By r3tic
Re: Variegation on Orinoco

I have a Dwarf Namwah that occasionally does the same thing.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-23-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,583
Posted By r3tic
Re: New Ensete leaves coming out deformed?

I have a dwarf namwah that is doing the same thing right now. The leaf comes out about 1/3 of the way and starts to unroll. Most of the leaves this summer are torn in 5 or 6 places and have a...
Forum: Other Plants 06-23-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,495
Posted By r3tic
Re: Some "exotic" legume seedlings.

I picked up some of those from to plant this year. Mine took a couple of weeks to get going. I even sanded the seed coat and soaked them overnight before planting. I did end up with...
Forum: Other Plants 06-19-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 52,595
Posted By r3tic
Re: Tomatoes

My plants are just starting to put out flowers. I planted a decent size garden this year, the first time in about 10 years. I have the following varieties...

Black Prince
Black Krim
Forum: Other Plants 06-17-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,484
Views: 244,347
Posted By r3tic
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

This is one of my favorite plants. Corsican Mint is a very low growing and small mint. The photo has a penny in it as a size reference. This is the mint used in making Creme de Meth. It has a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-11-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,611
Posted By r3tic
Re: please help me I'm new to growing bananas

It looks like you have spider mites. There are a ton of threads on the topic here, do a quick search to find ways to get rid of them.
Forum: Member Introductions 06-11-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,404
Posted By r3tic
Re: New Banana Chick: transplanting advice?

photos of the plants would help us see what may be wrong with the plants. Judging by the fact that the plants are all about 8" I would guess that they are tissue cultured plants. Cultured plants...
Forum: Contests! 06-10-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,618
Posted By r3tic
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 06-03-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,270
Posted By r3tic
Re: FeedBurner Email Subscription (?)

I went ahead and signed up for it. I believe it is something Jarred set up. Basically, after X number of posts on the org, you will be sent an email with all of the new posts listed. It is similar...
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