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Forum: Other Plants 12-17-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,829
Posted By Planter56
Re: Dicksonia antarctica

I have to laugh, after 7 years, this is still going strong. It took me a bit to remember my post and a lot has changed since then. You're ferns look wonderful and you must have a large place to put...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-30-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Planter56
Re: How to tell difference

Thank you Richard for those comparisons. It seems that I don't have 'Little Prince' then but Super Dwarf. As the plant itself is 2.5' tall or so. I had to divide it up this year as it had too many...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-29-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Planter56
Cold How to tell difference

How does one tell the difference between, Musa 'Truly Tiny', Little Prince and Super Dwarf. I get confusing information on these types. As far as I know I have little prince, but it looks more like...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Planter56
Re: Bananas for free

I know what you mean :)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Planter56
Re: Bananas for free

I'll take your suggestion and give it a try. It worked with my ensets when I had them, so what the heck. If they make it they make it. I still have one to carry one with. But if someone wants one, I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-07-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Planter56
Bananas for free

Anyone living in the Buffalo, NY area and would like free banana plants, please contact me fast. With the cold weather approaching they won't live long outside the pot. These are large size divisions...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Planter56
Re: Double crown

Well I think I answered my own mystery. I was just very curious as to why what was happening to my banana. I opened up the center farther so I could look deeper and I saw all this black stuff down...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Planter56
Double crown

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=59988&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=59988&ppuser=3507)

Has anyone seen a double crown on a banana before?
Forum: Other Plants 04-05-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Planter56
Re: Plants from kitchen scraps

Many people out there grow wonderful plants from what they get in the store. Avocados, oranges, grapefruit, dragon fruit, and yes even pineapples. The best way to grow a pineapple is to find one with...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 04-05-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,661
Posted By Planter56
Re: Funky Farmers' Market Find

I know this is rather a late posting to this thread, but, what the heck. I've grown the Enset m. here in Buffalo, NY for several years in the ground. They grew very nicely too. In the fall before the...
Forum: Other Plants 02-22-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Planter56
Forum: Other Plants 02-12-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,042
Posted By Planter56
Cold Re: Is This Guanabana Tree Dead ?

If you still see green under the bark, it's still viable. If you seen only brown then it's mostly like dead in that area. You should use your finger nail and just scrap a small area of bark along the...
Forum: Other Plants 01-19-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,822
Posted By Planter56
Cold Re: Colocasia "Giant Thailand" is blooming

thank you for the informative article Henk. I found it very interesting.
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Forum: Other Plants 01-18-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,822
Posted By Planter56
Re: Colocasia "Giant Thailand" is blooming

Mine also bloomed as well. I had my in a large pot that I bring in during the winter and put it in the window. Some leaves are kept thoughout until spring when it just starts again :) Love the...
Forum: Other Plants 01-04-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,819
Posted By Planter56
Re: Plumeria in Indiana, USA

There are books out there on Plumaria culture. I'd try and get one to help you along. I have a 'Granny Grape' that I grew of seed. It bloomed for the first time this year. It's only two years old,...
Forum: Other Plants 11-15-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,701
Posted By Planter56
Re: The last of the unknowns from the FNGLA show.

The philodendron is probably a P. bipinnatifidum varient, not giganteum. Giganteum has entire leaf edges, not lobed. P. bipinnatifidum actually has many varients to it, so pick one. It could also be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-30-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,347
Posted By Planter56
Re: Coffee grounds and gophers

Try planting some castor plants too. I now it's usually for moles, but try it for the
gophers too. The oils in the mint roots might not feel good on their fur besides
the strong scent.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 05-02-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By Planter56
Re: severe weather in US south

Even here the weather has been bad, a severe windstorm came through, so much rain has dropped, I'm taking plants in and out of the garage. I see so much devestation on TV in the south and midwest...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-01-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,516
Posted By Planter56
Re: Grafting Mature Banana Pups

And if you believe that, I have a bridge to sell :):woohoonaner:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-30-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,516
Posted By Planter56
Re: Grafting Mature Banana Pups

And I'll put my 2-cents worth in as well. There is no way for genetic material to be exchanged between plants other than thru sexual reproduction or gene manipulation as in splicing. This cannot be...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-28-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,034
Posted By Planter56
Re: Growing Ensete in zone 6

I'd say give it a try. I'm minful of the frost line and how far down the ground freezes here, whch in very cold winters can be as far down as 4'. But what the heck, give it a try. You can always pick...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-27-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,034
Posted By Planter56
Re: Growing Ensete in zone 6

I'm in zone 5 Buffalo, NY, so I know Ensets won't over winter outside here. But I have over wintered Enset m. over winter in the house with no problems.
Forum: Other Plants Wanted 04-26-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,289
Posted By Planter56
Pinwheel Stictocardia beraviensis

Looking for seeds of Stictocardia beraviensis or Hawaiian Sunset Vine :) Anyone out there that has any and would like to part with them, I'd appreciate it.
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 04-22-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By Planter56
Re: Getting screened topsoil for new beds..

Hi again Miss, you should actually cut both ends off, leaving a tube and then put it in the hole and then fill with water. :) Sorry should have specified the open ends :2738:

As for the tiller, the...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 04-21-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By Planter56
Re: Getting screened topsoil for new beds..

Well Miss, it's not a necessity, you can rent one, but doing a lot of digging can be hard on the back, a small rototiller like a Mantis(just a suggestion not an endorsement) will till the top 12" of...
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