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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-29-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,980
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: what are you using for potting soil?

Bananimal . . . The Cypress mulch available in Florida comes mostly from State sponsored programs (in N. central Fla. where seedling Cypress is being cleared for farmland (Trenton Fla. near...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-25-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 28,845
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Rooting plants from cuttings . . .

Dear Incube, metaphysically wrinkle free . . . I appreciate your more botanical info and that you have corrected me twice ! I had no idea that Pine species could be rooted from cuttings. If so, I'm...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-22-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 28,845
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Rooting plants from cuttings . . .

Margie . . . Pseudobombax are mostly trees that grow to 100' Your favorite to 35' and the trees do not flower for a few years ? I found some info on your favorite that indicates it will grow in...
Forum: Other Plants 12-22-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,589
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: USEFULL SOURCES Info & Plants

This is a good spot to say to everyone . . . I have joined many plant groups, but have not enjoyed the helpful more personal responce that I find on Bananas. You are all, every last one of you...
Forum: Other Plants 12-22-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,102
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: ATTN: Sago Palm growers

A few years ago in Florida a shipment of Sagos arrived at a wholesale growers nursery from Thialand "" with a new species of scale The scale spread all over the state and was found by the Florida...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 12-22-2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 28,845
Posted By formontcalamus
Rooting plants from cuttings . . .

I have been experimenting with and commercially rooting cuttings for 30 years. I cannot aford to have rooting fail because that may mean several days work and thousands of plants wasted. I often...
Forum: Other Plants 12-15-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,768
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Growing Coffee

D & T Coffee beans ripen radically over about six weeks on the plant. You pick thoes red each week untill all are picked. One large healthy bush will produce only about a quart/ 1-1/2 lb. You...
Forum: Other Plants 12-15-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,768
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Growing Coffee

I forgot to mention the best part about Coffee . . . Coffee is related to Gardenias ! In spring the plants bloom hundreds of tiney Gardenias on long sprays weighing down the plants with flowers...
Forum: Other Plants 12-15-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,768
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Growing Coffee

There are several "species of rare coffee" that grow into small trees, produce less seed (beans) and will not grow in Florida. The quality of coffee is in the processing of "ripe" red seeds, not...
Forum: Other Plants 12-14-2007, 02:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,269
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Palm Seed Question...

Joe . . . The reply you got from BGreen was mind boggling ! Mabe you learned something.

I know the area at the end of U.S. #1 The little white seeds are a thatch palm, probably Cocothrinax. ...
Forum: Other Plants 12-14-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Wanted Variegated Manihot

Mark . . . The variegated is a cultivar and will not grow from seed. You need a branch cutting. I think the plant police will not let plants through without many permits . . ? (unless we mail it...
Forum: Other Plants 12-12-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,589
Posted By formontcalamus
USEFUL SOURCES Of Info & Plants

There are lots of lists on the web for "catagories" and to search them all would take forever, so . . . How about if we post here references and lists and books and places to buy, and places to...
Forum: Other Plants 12-03-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,360
Posted By formontcalamus
Re: Heliconia Caribea

Let me share some of my fourty years experience in propagating with all on the group . . .

First . . Northern temperate species of hardwoods send roots deep into the soil "to reach the...
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