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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By sib
Re: Losing a Namwah, help me save it

I would not use anymore fertilizer on it and would pot it up and bring it indoors for the winter. All mine are inside some in the living room some of the bigger ones in the garage. I don't fertilize...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-25-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By sib
Re: New to growing! Would love some suggestions - soil/watering/etc

I live south of Seattle and put all my bananas outside starting in late April until mid October and they love it outside and grow thick pseudo stems and lots of leaves I even have one with a bunch of...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-10-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By sib
Re: growing bananas in the desert

I been growing bananas in pots in WA state for many years even had 3 of them bloom in the last few years. We might be relocating to the Phoenix area in the next year so I am excited to hear I can...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 02-11-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,359
Posted By sib
Re: Wanted Musa Basjoo

Actually the 3 bananas I ordered from Green Earth look different one is a cavendish which is what I wanted the other are Cali gold and orinoco and they are all very different looking.
Sib
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 02-09-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,359
Posted By sib
Re: Wanted Musa Basjoo

I bought a few different bananas from Green Earth co to watch grow till spring lol and they are all putting out new leaves and growing. They are in my bird room where I keep the temp at 70 degrees...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-08-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,054
Posted By sib
Re: Lost all my bananas

My dwarf cavendish froze this winter in the low twenties in a grrenhouse planted in a pot. It was out there for a whole week in the freezing temps. I cut all the stems down to an inch from the soil...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 02-01-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By sib
Re: Looking for dwarf banana tree

From Green Earth co. I ordered 3 different kinds of bananas and they all look super good and healthy.
Sib
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 01-29-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By sib
Re: Looking for dwarf banana tree

I ordered a Dwarf Cavendish online and received it last week. It looks real nice.
I am keeping it in my bird room where I have lots of bright lights until the weather gets drier and warmer lol
Sib
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-30-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By sib
Blooming in cold weather

I live in WA state and it is starting to get cold at night. I grow bananas in pots and put them in the garage over the winter month. Right now they are under our covered porch and I noticed this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-12-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By sib
Re: Help, left the garage door open last night?

Forgot to mention of course in the Summer the citrus are in full sun because they love lots of sun!
Sib
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-12-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By sib
Re: Help, left the garage door open last night?

I left my potted Meyer Lemon trees out one night and it was a lot colder than I thought it would be around 28 degrees. They both survived just fine. Didn't even loose leaves because they are under...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-11-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By sib
Re: Flower Bracts

By looking at the pic you posted it is the clusters of female flowers...are those the immature bananas? I am a novice never had one of mine bloom. They are all falling off as the maroon colored leaf...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-10-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By sib
Re: Flower Bracts

They are the bracts that are falling off not immature bananas. I thought all the ones opening at first are female and then later ones male. The ones that have fallen off so far are the first ones...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-09-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By sib
Flower Bracts

Why are all the flower bracts once they open drop off the plant none of them are staying on the bloom. Could it be because it is inside in a pot? We have cold winters so I bring them in and my ice...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-28-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,056
Posted By sib
Re: Advantages of not relying on fertilizers

I only use chicken manure for my bananas no commercial fertilizers. I like to go as natural as possible and my Ice Cream banana rewarded me with a bloom this month. All my bananas are kept in...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-20-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 969
Posted By sib
Blooming potted Ice Cream

I have had this Ice Cream banana for many years and it has been in a pot it's entire life. It grew a flag leaf and there is something inside it there is a thickening and a rosy colored tip sticking...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-08-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,258
Posted By sib
Re: Basjoo in NY. Would you dig it up?

I would dig it out of that heavy pot and put it inside a light weight plastic pot with soil and then bring it inside. I live in WA state and all my nanners are indoors for the winter, had to chop the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-08-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By sib
Re: Nanner Food

I use chicken manure as a top dressing in all my container bananas. That way whenever I water they get nutrients. My life is too busy to worry about fertilizing all the time. The manure lasts for a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,492
Posted By sib
Re: Ae Ae

Where can I buy an AeAe banana?
Sib
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 02-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,237
Posted By sib
Forum: Member Introductions 10-14-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By sib
Re: Digging up - overwinter?

I don't take mine out of the pots that would be too much work, but store them in their pots in our garage where they have some fluorescent lighting overhead. They usually stop growing and stay...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-27-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 832
Posted By sib
Indoor for winter

It is almost time to bring in all my banana plants for the winter. My really tall ones like Saba and Mysore I always put in the unheated garage and they grow very little but survive pretty good till...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-11-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By sib
Raja Puri

Where could I buy a Raja puri banana plant?
Sib
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-10-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By sib
Oasis tropical Plants

Has anyone ever ordered from them? I have and they keep telling me it will ship in 1-2 weeks but they have been saying that since I ordered it a couple of month ago???
Sib
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By sib
Re: pup problem

I thought banana pups need to be at least 2 feet tall before cutting and planting them?
Sib
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