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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-27-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Clarification of Agristarts "ICE CREAM" Banana

The agri-starts "Ice Cream" that I have has the pink around the edges of the leaf exactly like the dwarf namwah that I have. The ice cream blue java does not have the pink at all.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,908
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: The North Carolina Banana Experiment

Try a pindo palm, it has significantly more cold tolerance.
Forum: Other Plants 02-19-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 232,997
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

For people in hot humid locations, Florida and the deep south, you can grow summer veggies but you have to find the right variety. If you want cucumbers, grow burr gherkins (lasted April until...
Forum: Other Plants 02-17-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,643
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Sourcing loquat varieties

Does anyone have any updates on whether you got what you purchased from Willis Orchard? Were they seed grown, grafted, or cuttings?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-18-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,925
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Lost all my bananas

I wouldn't rush to judgment that they are dead. The corms usually make it through the winter. I had mine easily survive 17f degrees (-8.3c) but those weren't the ultra tropical varities. We hit...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 11-08-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,896
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Anyone Else Had Issues With Buying From Other Members?

I haven't had any issues with buying from members. If they have a lot of posts on this forum, it probably isn't a scam. People get busy and forum most forum members have other jobs. Be patient and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-25-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Gros Michel Cold Tolerance Pt.2

It seems to be around the cavendish for cold hardiness, which isn't much.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-12-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: 'Pre-order' for banana species

Probably fraud given he/she has 1 post (this post). Beware.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Leaves starting to brown and fall off please help

Could be mistaken, but that appears to be birds of paradise, not a banana plant.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Wanted Thousand Finger Banana Plant

Please use the search function for Florida Hills.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-29-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,632
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Prayer request for Darkman's son

My condolences Charles. Praying for you and your family.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 06-24-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Wintering RajaPuri

I could be wrong, have not tried to do so myself, but you should have a lot more luck keeping a raja puri/dwarf namwah or other cold hardy type indoors through the winter.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-16-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Veinte Cohol

Its a good plant for when you have long warm growing seasons but have a few months of cold weather because it will fruit prior to the weather turning cold. It is a very cold sensitive plant so you...
Forum: Other Plants 03-06-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Mexican cold Harry avocado seed wanted.

Lowes may be able to get them in but I was referring to calling Becnel and inquiring into whether they sell them to any places in your area. They may be able to provide you the info on the closest...
Forum: Other Plants 03-05-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Mexican cold Harry avocado seed wanted.

Saxon Becbel & Sons grafts joey, lila, and fantastic in Texas. We have those 3 being sold at lowes here altough they were grafted in Texas. You may want to call them and see if they have any...
Forum: Other Plants 03-01-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: kumquat

I would try to get one that is grafted onto trifoliate orange rootstock. That rootstock is deciduous which assists in dormancy of the tree so it helps prevent freeze damage. It isn't as much of a...
Forum: Banana Identification 10-07-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,447
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Ice Cream/Blue Java banana?

As Jamie said, a reddish pink midrib on the leaf and on thwarting of the leaf.
Forum: Banana Identification 10-06-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,447
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Ice Cream/Blue Java banana?

The problem of not getting an ice cream is the source where the big box stores get their plants from. If there is pink in it then it is a namwah
Forum: Other Plants 09-27-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Issue with Centennial Kumquat

I have a centennial kumquat and the leaves are curling. I do not see any signs of any pests on the tree. I had added some evergreen soil conditioner to the top of the potting soil for mulch/soil...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-03-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,033
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: "The US is no longer a Democracy" J.Carter

Funny thing is the U.S. has never been a "democracy;" the U.S. is a republic.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Winter Care

The more insulation you can add the better and even better if you can keep it dry when it's not actively growing.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-15-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Winter Care

If you mulch heavily it should help insulate the ground where the corms are so they don't freeze.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-13-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Banana trunk is too skinny.

You haven't had a problem using fresh chicken chicken droppings? Never tried it because I didn't want to burn them but if you've had luck I just may.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-05-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,372
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Dwarf Gros Michel

Which dwarf gros michel? coco or highgate?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,605
Posted By CountryBoy1981
Re: Gros Michel

This is a pup from the gros michel purchased from sddarkman a few years ago and grown to this size courtesy of hyroid.

http://s8.postimg.org/f4hj6tav5/PART_1436024636641_0704151038.jpg...
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