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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-11-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By kaczercat
Re: My full size indoor dwarf Cavendish

Mountains of Norway?...A one year old plant. Nooo way sorry but no. haha I have to say there is no way in one year to get a plant looking like that indoors. You would need at least 7-8 months of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Winter report

37.667910 - Thank you. It's a short "cold season" for them, warming up again in Feb.There is a big fan and a 1500w heater that's all it's using. Xmas lights are just for show =)

Thanks Hector. You...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-03-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Winter report

Thanks guys, and Mushtaq the top quarter the leaves have frost damage. Other then that it's all good. I've recently wrapped it in christmas lights.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By kaczercat
Re: What's wrong with my babies?

A little off topic, are you the Vlad that grows citrus on the other forum?

This tends to happen from Oct-Jan inside a house. They need really bright light and a good watering every couple of weeks....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-29-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By kaczercat
Winter report

We are now entering the winter season so it's time for a new thread. These bananas took their first frost last week causing minimal damage. I planted them in June so I hope the p-stems are big enough...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-29-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,963
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Greenhouse bananas

Thank you as always Hector! I just saw your thread today, it had been a while since I had been looking through. Amazing plants you got going there! Names I had no idea existed.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-29-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,963
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Greenhouse bananas

SoCal2warm, You are very lucky you don't have to heat it, aside from natural heating :P

UPDATE Oct 28 - The temps are in the mid 60's during the day and around 52 at night. Things are slow but...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-06-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,963
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Greenhouse bananas

10/6/18
Hey! All the bananas are still healthy and growing. There is no frost in the 14 day out look. Things have noticeably slowed down but no need for the heater yet. Heating cables are in place,...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-08-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,852
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Containers: width vs height?

gmichael403, do these wooden containers have bottoms?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,963
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Greenhouse bananas

So the Pisang Ceylon was chopped back to 3 feet. This should help over winter.
The heating cable came, not sure when I should put that in? Oct -Nov?
09/05/18
Here was one of the newest leaves....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-04-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

First hand is showing, seven fingers!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Manzano Flower

That Looks sturdy, get ready for a big bunch!

Congrats!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

Update
Now let's see if any bananas show up.
09/02/18
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1867/43526035015_d478ee9b49_c.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-29-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 163,202
Posted By kaczercat
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Finally I am able to post in this thread!
Musa Manzano
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1876/44295149732_e1eabe3134_c.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-24-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By kaczercat
Re: The North Carolina Banana Experiment

A bigger pot might have prolonged what is starting to happen now. Just a thought. For such a small pot it's in great shape, well done. I know it's colder up here over winter but that is scary we have...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-22-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Musa Cavendish please urgent help!

They grow best outside until just before a frost if you can.. That way these issues will only happen from Nov-April and not year round:) It can grow somewhat naturally with proper sun, rain and so...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-19-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

Aug 19 update
Here it comes
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1891/43224279275_0da21ea226_c.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

It'll be a small flower but I realize what to do for next time. For the past 2 years It has been growing year round in same container. It stays inside from end of Oct-goes out in May
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-17-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

Thanks everyone, @Island Brah- yes this is in Southern Ontario. There is another member on here who has a dwarf something about to send out a flower and he's 35 miles south.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

Thanks Mushtaq, it's the Manzano(apple). I haven't measured the p-stem in a while. I'm guessing it's about 8 feet.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

Fingers are crossed!!! Thanks mike! This is so exciting :D
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By kaczercat
Is this a pre flag?? or pre pre flag?

I think something is happening with the slender monster.
Aug 16
Does it look like a pre flag or flag? If not there is something seriously wrong with the leaves LOL! Thanks for any...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,963
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Greenhouse bananas

08/12/18
Pisang Ceylon has taken off
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1795/43284400814_986cdf4846_c.jpg
Dwarf Cavendish
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/942/43097120075_a4ceb2c98f_c.jpg
Part of the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Mari

Grown them in pots and in the ground. As soon as there is two pups or more the growth is noticeably slower. Being in a low zone you want to grow the main corm as much as you can in the season..not...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 07-28-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By kaczercat
Re: Musa Basjoo slow growth in Missouri

I'm not sure where Missouri is but has the weather been nice in the high 70's-to 80's?
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