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Search: Posts Made By: saxybill1
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,926
Re: Lost all my bananas

I would cover with a big pile of mulch. If you can find some straw pile that on top and cover
with a large pot. When danger of frost is over uncover and inspect corm. If they are completely mush...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-31-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,538
Posted By edwmax
Re: Best Practice to grow TC Bananas

You are entirely correct! ...

Richard's first link posted was to an article about 'fruiting home grown bananas' for site selection; planting; and watering of field ready plants. It did contain...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-30-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,538
Posted By edwmax
Re: Best Practice to grow TC Bananas

Presumptuous (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presumptuous) assumption (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assumption) on your part since there absolutely no way for you to know...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-30-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,538
Posted By edwmax
Re: Best Practice to grow TC Bananas

Why do you think I wasn't following good watering practice which BTW induces similar actions as described by your reference? I have stated several time water was being carefully watched. ......
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-27-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By PR-Giants
Smile Re: Anyone growing variegated namwa

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=50572 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=50572)

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=59414...
Forum: Banana Identification 11-25-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,446
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: Thoughts on the ID of this beauty?

Very cool...

Looks like the Namwa Phantom. I've grown thousands of variegated bananas, including the Phantom which lived on it's own for a little over a year. Their variegation is quite different...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-25-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By PR-Giants
Smile Re: Variegated Dwarf Namwa Photos

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51854 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=51854)
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-23-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,843
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: 'Pre-order' for banana species

Instead of continuing to write more nonsense just explain why you believe Cavendish are a seeded banana.
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 10-14-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By beam2050
want to buy a banana seed germinator, where to buy one

I am thinking to get an incubator, relatively cheep. I would like to know what not to buy as well as what to buy. thanks
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-13-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Gabe15
Re: roundup and bananas

It can be used, but must be used very carefully to avoid getting any in contact with the banana. It is unlikely to kill a larger established plant (young plants can die from accidental exposure), but...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-27-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Re: transplant idea question

I have over wintered a bunch of different varieties bare rooted in burlap bags in my heated gagage with great success. I have also had good success leaving them in the ground. Bare rooting is good...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-15-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,843
Posted By jmoore
Re: 'Pre-order' for banana species

I grow all my bananas from seed - for me that's the fun and the challenge. If people aren't growing Musa Rubinea, Arunachalensis, Coccinea, Zebrina, Ornata, Chunii then they are missing out. These...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-15-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,843
Posted By crazy banana
Re: 'Pre-order' for banana species

Welcome to bananas.org, Henk.
Nice list. Please take a moment and introduce yourself properly in the Introductory Thread. Tell us a little more about the source of your seeds and why your source (or...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 09-05-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By subsonicdrone
Re: Wanting

are you Bill Clinton
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By hdynad
Re: Manini with translucent leaves.

Now Keith that is really cool! I love the plants that are different!
thanks for sharing,

Darla
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By PR-Giants
Smile Manini with translucent leaves.

Leaf thickness was the same, but no pigmentation.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=57086 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=57086&perpage=24)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By floridagrower
Re: My YouTube Banana Videos

Praying Hands has a decent flavor but it needs to be very ripe. The texture is not the greatest but definitely a hardy plant.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-31-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By sputinc7
Re: What's the point of Multiple Spamming?

Actually, there usually is a website hidden in there, and they want curious people to go to it. The one time I did, yes I am curious, it was a clothing website. Why anyone would buy from a spammer...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Nate74
Re: Ensete maurelii in the heat

Thanks, lots more pics of my yard here. (http://www.bananas.org/f15/jungle-2016-a-29805.html)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Ensete maurelii in the heat

Actually I see a couple of the challenges .... coco coir.....it might be holding too much water and it is too large a medium for that type of plant.
Great for orchids and other epiphytes though...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-26-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,870
Posted By merce3
Re: Few different types (ice cream, ele ele, dwarf brazilian)

a very good reason. i was on deployment orders. i have been working 12-14 hour days for the last two weeks and have not been checking personal email.

saxybill: i am refunding your payment tonight....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By geissene
Re: Hot water heater insulator

Oh very nice. Yea the tall ceiling will be helpful to keep them growing.

I've managed to keep a few not so cold hardy banana plants alive over the winter with a small LED light in my unheated...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 08-25-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,056
Posted By Lau
Re: Helen's Banana Musa Musa sp.- Hardy Hybrid

No. I got the seeds from seedman.com. I purchased Seeds on 02/14/2015
Nothing came up

Helen's Hybrid
Royal Sweet
Thomson's edible
Peekel's Bananas

I again purchased seeds on 05/25/2016. I'm still...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 08-25-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,056
Posted By Lau
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 08-23-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By robguz24
Re: Ladyfinger

The term ladyfinger is kind of a mess, and at least in Hawaii seems to be used for many unrelated types. It's sometimes generically used for any small fingered type, which can include Sucrier types....
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