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Forum: Site Help & Feedback Today, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is the website under attack?

That depends on who furnished the hardware and/or the software. And, who is responsible to see the system is monitored & running 24/7. ... Usually the hosting service provides the hardware,...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is the website under attack?

I haven't been able to log to the Bananas.org for almost a week. All the 'website down' (https://www.isitdownrightnow.com/ & others) checks indicated the Bananas.org was down.


This morning when...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-09-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By edwmax
Re: Why is one of my plants wilting?

Potted nana inside use & need very little water. And, it will take time to see an improvement. ... Get a long stem moisture meter to check the moisture deep in the pot and at the bottom. Water...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-09-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By edwmax
Re: Why is one of my plants wilting?

1) How much direct sun is the plant getting at the window? Young plants at his stage need bright sunlight, but not direct sun and radiant heat.


2) The heating and AC in a house will...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-08-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By edwmax
Re: What Ive learned my first year in bananas

Thanks for reporting your results; success & falures. This helps to verify advice given on the forum and growing methods.
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-06-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By edwmax
Re: User Name Change

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He can try but I don't believe the Mods have the forum control access to do this.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-24-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By edwmax
Re: agricultural salvage

2 & 3 year old corms with an 8 ft growing pstem (mature plants; 25 gal + pots) retails for $150 to $180 at nurseries. The new pups 2 ft tall, $15 to $35. The mature plants are used in...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-24-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 678
Posted By edwmax
Re: Late August bloom and help I D

Darn ... is this right???? ... 21 days for the August bunch. The bottle nose is gone, so the bunch could be harvested now if they were to be shipped. ... Leave them on as long as you can...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-24-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By edwmax
Re: agricultural salvage

Don't worry too much about the 'foreign' soil. Just get them back into the ground. ... ABSOLUTELY a great score for $6000 to $10k in mature nana plants.


I would set 4 corms in a square about 2...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-24-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By edwmax
Re: agricultural salvage

They are .... Orinoco. Hang that bunch up to ripen. Taste when the there is a little brown on the yellow pell and the nana is slightly soft.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-19-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By edwmax
Re: best potting mix

Any fast draining potting mix with little retention of water should do. ... I use a course pine bark mix made locally for nurseries. .... Or make your own mix using commercial potting soil and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-18-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By edwmax
Re: Newbie guidance

The plants in the photo looks fine.


Fill the pot up. This more room for the root as well as holding more water in the soil without being too wet.


More bright sun light. But not direct sun.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-14-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By edwmax
Re: Dwarf canvendish not growing?

Thanks for your update. You verified most of my instructions & post above. The 50/50 mix increased air to the roots and increased water drainage of the pot. ... How much shade and sun...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-14-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By edwmax
Re: New Here

Welcome to the Bunch!
Forum: Member Introductions 09-14-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By edwmax
Re: New to the forum

Welcome to the Bunch!
Forum: Member Introductions 09-14-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By edwmax
Re: New to bananas!

Welcome to the Bunch! ... And, post pictures of your plants. They are easier to read.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-14-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By edwmax
Re: Dwarf Cavendish Success

Eat 'um. ... Freeze 'um if they are becoming over-ripe. They are great on corn flakes; in ice cream; and used to make banana bread.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-12-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is this what I think it is????

I don't know what you think it is. .... But I see a nice bud/flower growing. How tall is the plant?
Forum: Other Plants 09-12-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By edwmax
Re: Cotton Candy Grapes - Grow from stem

i've never heard of rooting the grape bunch stems. I'm not sure those will root. ... But rooting 14" to 18" grape canes is not hard. Just remove any leaves and cut the cane just below the bottom...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-10-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By edwmax
Re: New Here-Help Appreciated

We all killed our first potted nana plant or 2.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-10-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By edwmax
Re: Help with banana pup

I'm agree ... the pstem shows a dark bruise. Cut just below the bruise. Then slice open the section removed to see if the is any obvious cause for the problem. There should be some center...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By edwmax
Re: Help with banana pup

That could be sun burn. But generally rot on the pstem is due to a problem within the pstem ( burrowing insect) or progressing rot in the corm causing the pstem to slowly die back.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By edwmax
Re: Help with banana pup

Think of how the pup grows when attached to its mother. ... It gets full shading from its mother and the mat. ... So the pup needs bright sunlight but no direct hot sun.


The corm stores...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-09-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By edwmax
Re: New Here-Help Appreciated

You're watering tooo much. Nanas inside do not transpire a lot of water and do not take up that much though the roots. Get a long stem moisture meter to check soil moisture at the corm and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-08-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By edwmax
Re: Help with banana pup

Show a pic of the complete plant and pot. How do you know it is growing roots since they are under the soil? ...



Now how big was the plant when it was potted?


Is the plant and pot...
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