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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-13-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Banana flowers

in less than ideal conditions it can take years longer than the expected flowering time
flowering time can vary by years, i know a lady whose dwarf cavendish took 12 years to flower
there are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-11-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,054
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: FaceBook Group Planet Musa

i think it is slow around here because of it being winter in the northern hemisphere
looking forward to druss making a post :)
good to see you back
thank you for youre contributions
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 01-03-2022, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Ensete seeds

rarepalmseeds has ensete ventricosum var large seed in the "new" section
along with a few other musa
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-01-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 284,020
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Share an image!

fluorescent fossil shells under uv light
https://i.ibb.co/Cs8t9H7/IMG-1357c.jpg
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-01-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

ok so i am a day late but i took these pics yesterday
downstairs not looking too bad however i did notice spider mites...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-25-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

the pstem is still standing
i will post a final update on the pots inside later this week

https://i.ibb.co/dbX4GKQ/IMG-1293.jpg
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-17-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 284,020
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Share an image!

here are a couple pics from last winter
https://i.ibb.co/7X3gHSp/Pic-0221-336.jpg

frozen wave
https://i.ibb.co/Ycbh19d/Pic-0221-335.jpg
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-30-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

https://i.ibb.co/cryRBvg/IMG-1198.jpg

meanwhile inside, a friend gave me a zebrina
https://i.ibb.co/MSYXXGN/IMG-1202.jpg

out of the ones i cut down my mystery seedling bounced back the fastest and...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-19-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 26,245
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Keep looking up!!

snarkie, i hope you have the meteorite
what luck

i woke up at 3:30 this morning to see if it was cloudy
it was fairly clear so i woke up the whole family and they got to see it at 4 am when it was...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

i took this pic the morning of my last post above this one...
this was the heaviest frost we got and then it warmed back up a bit
https://i.ibb.co/7vM50JQ/IMG-0918.jpg

warm enough that the plant was...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By subsonicdrone
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-05-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

fair bit of frost on roofs this morning and yesterday but previous to that it was only very light hints of frost a couple times
this coming week is going to warm up to highs of 14C and lows of...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-04-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

they are in the cold room which is under the front porch
it is un-insulated but attached to the basement
i have not set it up yet but i plan to have a small electric heater on a thermostat to...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-03-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

those ones in the front yard were babies in the spring.. so none
hopefully my dormant storing attempt goes a little more smoothly this time
it would be nice to plant some big stems out in the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-30-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

bit of a rainy day but i worked on getting the plants out
the "ice cream" out front got pretty thick towards the end so i wanted to measure it and compare to count trunkula
they ended up being the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-28-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

the plants which are outside still are looking good
including the big mike
some plants which have come inside are doing what they normally do... loosing leaves
like this amberella ... happens every...
Forum: Species Bananas 10-27-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,910
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Musa itinerans var. itinerans is having a good year!

thanks for the update
i guess it will remain a mystery until it flowers
here are a couple pics of my seed grown plant
i did mix up my seeds so the id of musa thomsonii is a guess at this point

as a...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-24-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

i thought i would have more room in the basement this year because the plan is to have some in the hallway but i still have a fairly crowded basement... still trying to get them organized in there...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-23-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,271
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: subsonicdrone's 2021 thread

here are some pics i took in the morning...
the yard looks different now as i spent a good part of the day bringing plants inside
i did not get them all in though, i will have to continue...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-18-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Musa Acuminata - Overpotting and light

you could wait a little while for the pup to get bigger and separate it at the same time as doing the transplant
i think it could stay in that container while you wait
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-18-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 213,565
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

looks good
i might use a tarp this year as well

hope it works! i would like to try overwintering the dwarf orinoco also

what is the absolute minimum temperature you have seen there?
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-18-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Just got a Musa acuminata 'Veranda', best fertilizer for container growing?

it is best to leave them on
if the dead parts are bothering you you can cut just the dead part off...leave all green

nice plant!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-16-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 213,565
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

did the frost come early compared to an average year?
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-16-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Musa Acuminata - Overpotting and light

growth will slow down
being further from the light source but also less hours of daylight during the winter months
water less often

is the plant going outside next spring?
transplanting it at this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-16-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,519
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

youre plant looks a bit different from my balbisiana from seed also
https://i.ibb.co/tz951TR/IMG-0735.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Js79H99/IMG-0737.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/fdzNsg9/IMG-0721.jpg

there has been...
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