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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-22-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,207
Posted By mari@adams.net
Re: Donetta

We recently had about 14" of snow (more than we've had in many years) which a lot has already melted off, but getting ready for more rain, sleet, and snow. Hoping the hardy basjoos are okay under...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-15-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Lilith
I am not a new member but...

I might as well be.
I have not been here for many years. I had to leave my plant hobby for a period of time to become a personal caretaker for a family member, it was a 24/7 job. I had to drop off of...
Forum: Other Plants 01-15-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,456
Views: 223,870
Posted By Johnsk9
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

caladium splattered frog


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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-13-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,515
Posted By Bgross
Re: Bananas in my garden

My napping nanners, along with the rest of the fruit trees & grapevines, got a cozy thick blanket of mulch on Friday.
Now for a week of rain....
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-13-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Paulfrance
Re: Température minimal

Vidauban 6km of station le cannet des maures
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-12-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Paulfrance
Re: Température minimal

Thank you for your answers
I am moving to zone 9.
Temperature can drop to less than 5 degrees,
mediterranean climate with average maximum temperature of 33 degrees in summer.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-11-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Paulfrance
Température minimal

Hey
What temperature can the trunk of a banana tree survive? I speak of fruit banana as rajapuri and Orinoco.
Thank you for returning your experience.
I am talking about the strength of the trunk and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-08-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By imclumbi
Praying Hands

Waited a long time for this! Darn hurricanes. Have a second in bloom to. Same mat.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64284...
Forum: Other Plants 01-08-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,456
Views: 223,870
Posted By Johnsk9
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

Brugmansia Angel Trumpet

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Forum: Member Introductions 01-05-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Alpha-tron
Joy Re: Hi from Rowland heights.

I have retaining wall bricks three layers that are surrounding the banana trees but we have gophers that dig down past 18 inches. I have buried chicken wire around dad's old raise beds 3 feet to stop...
Forum: Other Plants 01-04-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,456
Views: 223,870
Posted By Johnsk9
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

Indian Clock Vine (Thunbergia mysorensis)

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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-04-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,515
Posted By Bgross
Re: Bananas in my garden

Yikes! Any visible adverse effects?

I can almost hear the plants yawning: “I’ll be napping - wake me when it’s warmer”.
Forum: Member Introductions 01-03-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Bgross
Re: Hi from Rowland heights.

Welcome!

I’ve tried using 1/2 in hardware cloth (think “chicken wire on steroids”) to line a couple of my plantings against gophers. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Member Introductions 01-03-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Bgross
Re: SoCal FNG

We have a couple nectarines (white & yellow), a peach, and a Santa Rosa plum that do okay. The apricot, however, hasn’t produced a thing in the six years since we planted it. We keep telling it that...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-02-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,515
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Bananas in my garden

It is just leaf damage, because these are only early morning hours temperatures (about 2 hrs every morning for the last week). Temperature right now outside is 67F.
Got to see the positive part of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-01-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,515
Posted By crazy banana
Re: Bananas in my garden

Happy New Year, Richard.
I would take the 41F any time over the 28F we got here. Foliage of my plants is all dead.
Forum: Species Bananas 12-30-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By Gabe15
Re: How to kill fungus and bacteria on seed before germination

Why are you trying to sterilize the seeds, and how do you know they are infected? It's more important to have good clean sprouting medium, but it doesn't need to be sterile. I would be worried about...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-29-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By druss
Re: Container collection

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64243&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64243&ppuser=20119)
http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64244&size=1...
Forum: Species Bananas 12-29-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: How to kill fungus and bacteria on seed before germination

Physan20. Mix per directions. After they get a decent soak I dip them in 100% ethanol just like I do my TC explants. Works very well on seeds.

Of couse before dipping them I first inspect them and...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-29-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By druss
Re: Container collection

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=64242&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64242&ppuser=20119)
Vunamami in a pot, this is an awesome looking plant. Leaves are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-28-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By Nicolas Naranja
Re: Height

Most commercial varieties of bananas and plantains are less than 16'.

Galiltec

Address:
Av. San Ramon Mza. A, Lote 6.
Urb. San Dionisio al Costado del Colegio Santa Maria.
Piura, Peru
Telefono:...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

I'm actually looking a bit futher south than that, a sheltered bench above Pisagua.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-27-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By ApeGoblin
Re: Height

I'm in Wyoming but the plot of land I want to do this on is about 19 degrees south in Chile. It's all theoretical at the moment
Forum: Contests! 12-27-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 940
Re: 2018 Namwa bunch size contest

96!
Thank you, Richard. :nanadrink:
Forum: Banana Identification 12-23-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By luisport
Re: Banana Plant & Fruit ID

It seems musa orinoco...
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