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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-07-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,171
Posted By Scott
Re: Propping up my Ice Cream

I use 2" PVC from Home Depot. Wifey made me paint the poles green so they blend in a bit.

10' PVC + 2' PVC (cut to size from another 10' PVC) + 2" PVC 'Y'...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-04-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Scott
Re: My First Nana

Absolutely!
Freezing temps will ruin your bananas.
I was kinda thinking someone from the Northern states would help out on this one.
We rarely see frost. But last winter, all my leaves turned...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-04-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Scott
Re: My First Nana

You are correct, commercial growers take the bananas when they are green. And you will have to do the same. If you take them now, you will be taking all peeling. The plants leaves needs the sun...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,116
Posted By Scott
Re: My New Bananas!

Hey Amber, how is your Apple/Banana doing?
Sometimes I get a caterillar that'll move in and munch the new leaf as it's trying to emerge. Then I get these trippy holes through the leaves. You can...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Scott
Re: My First Nana

We had a super harsh winter last year. When the coldest moved in, I cleaned out my closet of old clothes and a few blankets.
Your bananas will take about 5-7 months to ripen on the vine. No way...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,027
Posted By Scott
Re: Bananas in the Arabian desert

Hi Heater.....
Been there...done that... We brought a few palms in from Diego Garcia and the dry air ruined them. We were at Camp Andy....hard to keep tropical plants growing in that brick...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Scott
Re: My First Nana

When the flower emerges then turns down, it's usually only a couple of days till you see the first bananas. If you look super closely, you may actually see them now :)
Hopefully you're in a warm...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-31-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,042
Posted By Scott
Re: Dwarf Brazilian

No, thank-you Richard. These plants eat your fertilizer buddy. Thank-you for the 8 blooms we have in our back yard.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-31-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,042
Posted By Scott
Re: Dwarf Brazilian

Took these pictures this morning - October 31, 2010 - 45 days after
full flag-leaf deployment on Dwarf Brazilian from Rmplmnz:
The fence is 6 feet tall -...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-28-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,042
Posted By Scott
Re: Dwarf Brazilian

Got my Dwarf Brazilians from Rmplmnz. Him and I both have the Tall versions too. My DBs hit about 14-15' to the top of the tallest leaf. And the trunk is a solid 12 inches thick.
My Tall...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-23-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,426
Posted By Scott
Re: Incredible Banana Story from So Fla

Maybe he doesn't believe he'll live much longer and is trying to enjoy life and his fruits.

Oh yea, everyone in FLA is 'packin heat'
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,728
Posted By Scott
Re: Should i cover my dwarfcavendish

Paws in My Plants: Good Things from the Earth: Got a Greenhouse! (http://christiwymer.blogspot.com/2008/08/got-greenhouse.html)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,109
Posted By Scott
Re: Musa ensette "maurelii"

Europe Hardiness Zone Map (http://www.uk.gardenweb.com/forums/zones/hze.html)

With winter coming, it would be ashame to plant it outside then pot it when the cold arrives. Maybe try getting a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-03-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,981
Posted By Scott
Re: Storing Banana Plants in Refrigerator

I may have brought home some succulents from Canada...hehehe Thought maybe I should throw them into the freezer for a month during our Florida winter. Thought was to freeze them back like they do...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-02-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,066
Posted By Scott
Re: Siam Ruby Problems

They may look fine, but truth is Thailand (SR origin) is 80s and higher at all times. I checked some of my plant books and did find a red leaf ornamental and it says not under 66 degrees. So...
Forum: Other Plants 08-01-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,704
Posted By Scott
Re: Do this upset anyone else?

When there are to many pups around the trees, I bring them to work and plant them around the pond out back. There has been talk in the past about planing a garden back there. So I have acres to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By Scott
Re: What a deal!

That's a GREAT DEAL!! HA!!



(if you're new to this forum, please don't make the purchase for a 100 dollar basjoo)


:ha::ha::ha::ha:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-01-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,066
Posted By Scott
Re: Siam Ruby Problems

Gots to let 'em dry out buddy
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-31-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,209
Posted By Scott
Re: Grand Nain or Dwarf Cavendish?

My DCs are not as tall as my Gran Nain.
DC:
http://www.scottnsandy.com/bananas/IMG_1235.jpg
GN in the background...actually in the very corner. Dwarf Brazilians on the sides....
Forum: Tiki Hut 07-30-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,805
Posted By Scott
Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rmplmnz!!!!!!!

YOU ARE SOOOOOOO LUCKY!!

I was about to leave the house with shovel in hand and thin your place down!! errrrr and you're back

Welllllll.....Glad you had a safe trip.....

Oh yea, Happy Birthday...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Scott
Re: Banana Christmas in July!!! Thank YOU!!!!

WOW!! Chris and Sam are the best!!
Next time I fly home to Austin, I'll bring you some cold hardy nanners from here.
Rmplmnz lives about 10 miles from me and he totally keeps my ground filled...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By Scott
Re: too hot to cut pups

When you take the pups, fill the hole with manure/compost
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-19-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,426
Posted By Scott
Re: Variegated banana plantings

Morning Clare...wanted to update a few pix here.

I'll post a pic from May 2010 then a pic from this morning July 2010.
2 months and 1 week to be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-19-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,560
Posted By Scott
Re: My DC has a pup!

Congrads Cory..

I've made the mistake by sometimes moving dirt around the pup thinking it would grow up faster. Best to just completely leave it alone. Don't change anything either. Whatever...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,426
Posted By Scott
Re: Variegated banana plantings

Thanks Clare!!
That was great!!
Don't worry about the 'little-girl' voice. We all sound like kids when we're excited about our bananas!!
Your family of nanners looks huge! I wish I could...
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