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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-29-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,920
Posted By Akula
Re: Before & after freeze pics Jan 2018. What fared the best?

My plants have been wrapped since December 7th which is prior to the first serious freeze of the season which was that weekend.

I decided to unwrap my banana plants (Namwa and RP) and see what they...
Forum: Other Plants 01-29-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Richard
Re: Dragonfruit cuttings question..

True. See:

Dragonfruit H. guatemalensis (aka American Beauty) - Pictures! - Growing Fruit (http://growingfruit.org/t/dragonfruit-h-guatemalensis-aka-american-beauty/6887)
Forum: Member Introductions 01-29-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By joallen001
Re: Hello from Huntsville AL

Thanks. And yes I am it no need to have the fruit!
Forum: Member Introductions 01-29-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hello from Huntsville AL

For your location, the Basjoo, (ornamental type) should do well. ... The Orinoco might work too. But, recommend overwintering a pup or two inside should the cold winters kill the Orinoco mother...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-29-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By joallen001
Looking for Banana Trees around Pool with pics

Looking to try out some banana trees for that tropical feel around my pool. I had a few windmill palms given to me but only a few made it through summer. Those palms are a job to remove and plant. ...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-29-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By joallen001
Hello from Huntsville AL

Newbie to bananas but I want to give it a go around the pool this spring.. So many varieties its confusing lots to learn...
Forum: Other Plants 01-29-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By pmurphy
Re: Looking for Symplocarpus foetidus - eastern skunk cabbage

Thanks Mark, unfortunately I'm on the west coast in Canada where we do have a native species - Lysichiton americanus aka yellow skunk cabbage - which is very abundant here and easy to find.
If you do...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-28-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,184
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Container banana soil.

This is one of 14 Variegated Florida we planted in an 832 yesterday and 13 more will be done today, an 832 holds 3 rows of 9 plants.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=52654...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-28-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Picked up a new banana today

That's interesting. The Dwarf Maoli is pretty rare.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-27-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Trouble after moving indoors

indoors is a harsh transitionn:08:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-27-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Picked up a new banana today

Did you pick it up from a nursery?
Forum: Other Plants 01-27-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Looking for Symplocarpus foetidus - eastern skunk cabbage

This one is a challenge.... feelers out for this one.

Absolutely awesome plant....I know where some are in Kentucky, U.S.A. but in federal park

i spent a few minutes Looking ..
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-27-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By geissene
Past the halfway mark indoors!

Hi All,

I just wanted to share my indoor banana collection that I have on the dining room floor. These plants have been inside since mid November and have adjusted to natural light and being in...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-27-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,184
Posted By cincinnana
Re: Container banana soil.

If you can please post a photo of the whole plant growing in your system.
A shot of the bunch on a tailgate is somewhat misleading...
It is just a shot of a bunch of bananas on a tailgate.


The...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-27-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By AdotKarl
Re: Cigar leaf browning

This one is one of my Musa "Hom Kreaks", a plant I ordered in Thailand, and the plant I probably look most forward to seeing it grow up. It is supposed to stay very compact and bear sweet fruit, so...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-27-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By HMelendez
Re: Cigar leaf browning

Beautiful Nana plant!.....Which Nana variety it is?....


The same happened to some of my new Nana varieties.....Even I'm in South Florida, consider a sub-tropical zone/area!......It just the...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-27-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By AdotKarl
Re: Cigar leaf browning

Everything turned out fine with the leaf!:goteam:

The brown spot did not grow larger nor prevented the cigar from properly unfolding.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=62812&size=1...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-26-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Kelly00077
Re: Trouble after moving indoors

Good luck I’m doing my first one in a pot and made the mistake of over watering so I’ve been trying to dry out for two months now - praying root rot doesn’t take over
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-23-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By customgreen
Picked up a new banana today

Picked up a dwarf Maoli today. Very cool plant, very healthy
Forum: Other Plants 01-22-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By pmurphy
Looking for Symplocarpus foetidus - eastern skunk cabbage

I know this is a strange request but I'm looking for bulbs / tubers for the eastern skunk cabbage. Anyone know where I can...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-22-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By beam2050
Re: Cigar leaf browning

healthy looking plants. keep up the good work guys.
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 01-22-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,156
Posted By aruzinsky
Suggest Greenhouse Construction and Accessories Forum

I suspect that it might be of popular enough interest.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-22-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Paco
Re: Cigar leaf browning

Sounds like a plan. Yes, I agree that the Belgian winters would not pose much of a threat sun damage-wise :)

Perhaps someone else here might be able to shed some light on what is going on. With...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-22-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By AdotKarl
Re: Cigar leaf browning

Thank you for your reply, and the optimistic before/after-pics, Paco! ;)
Not a lot of sun damage can be done by a Belgian winter, and today is the first day in quite a while on which the sun has...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 01-22-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Paco
Re: Cigar leaf browning

Not sure that I can ID what is actually causing it, but I can share my experience of something very similar recently and I only had to cut out the brown parts.

I got some browning on a new shoot...
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