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Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-18-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By edwmax
Re: Stunted growth problem

Thanks for fixing the links. I see now you are not spamming. ... I hate and don't use Facebook. Although, I do have an account. Facebook is fast becoming a platform for spam and false...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-17-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By edwmax
Re: Stunted growth problem

No banana photos!!!! Where are they? ... Are you just spamming your Facebook page? Please link your photos directly to the post. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By edwmax
Re: Large tracks on recently flowered GM

Obviously, some spraying is needed early on between the bouts of rain and before any damage is seen on the fruit. ... I hope you can find the culprate soon.


Also, develop a use for the less than...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-17-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By edwmax
Re: Photo upload is not working

That's a good reason to rename the resized photo so to prevent the confusion with the original and/or the loss of the camera original photo. Mostly I just add a numerical date to the name (mmddyy)...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-16-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
sue
Views: 282
Posted By edwmax
Re: sue

Welcome to the Bunch. Post pictures ... please!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-16-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By edwmax
Re: Photo upload is not working

Please give some details of the photos being uploaded; size of photo in Kb; space used in your photo gallery. ... This would be a start to figure out the problem.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-15-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

The broken nana plants, I have already cut cut off the upper part of the break. And. I'll set the other plants back up and cut those off too.


Over all, the plants are in good shape. None of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-15-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

My small Banana patch suffered some broken pstems and several plants blew over.



This is the small patch. Sorry about the sun...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-14-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

I'm back. I lost phone & DSL service before day light Thursday morning. The backup battery at the pairgain box.died and Windstream was too lazy to replace/recharge it. The phone & DSL came back on...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

Winds in my are are slowing, 47 mph at 8:15pm. From 4:45 pm to 7:30 pm wind gust were at 58 mph to 60 mph with the gust at 4:45 at 62 mph. ... Anyway rain has slowed or stop since 7:30 pm. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

Wind gust at 62 mph at 4:45 pm. My power went out at 4:10pm and now on generator power.


I see several of my nana plants have broken in the top just under the leaves. 3 or 4 weeks ago I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

Now getting wind gust at 47 mph! ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

Rain is blowing at near 30 deg to horz. ....My Red's mat has blown over. I can stand these back up later. I laid my potted plants on their side (Paggi, VC, Hua Moa, FHia-18, & Williams). ......
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

Steady rains has moved in and winds at about 20 mph.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Re: Hurricane Michael

150 MPH winds! ... near Cat. 5 storm. Tyndall Air Force Base & area appears to be a direct hit and Panama City on the western eye wall. ... This is BAD for the panhandle.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-10-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By edwmax
Exclamation Hurricane Michael

It looks like I'm almost in the direct path of Michael. The eye should pass about 30 to 40 miles to the West of me. This puts me on the Northeast & East side of the storm. ... Currently the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-08-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By edwmax
Re: Weird spots on flesh of my first harvested sweetheart banana

The commercial banana plantations spray their banana bunches with a copper sulfate mix ( Bordeaux mix) (http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7481.html) to prevent several types of fungus infections...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-08-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By edwmax
Re: Delboy

Welcome to the Bunch! Where are your located ans what bananas do you grow? Please [ost pictures of your bananas.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-07-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By edwmax
Re: I'm going to The Big Island!

Congratulations on trip. ... Have fun.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By edwmax
Re: Disease in the roots

I would dig up the corms; clean all black and soft spots off; and disinfect with bleach water. ... Repot in course sand and hope for a pup to come up.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-05-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By edwmax
Re: Basjoo's fruiting before frost in 20-30 days

Negative! ... Once the banana produces a flower that stem is done for after the fruit ripens or freezes back, even if the bud is within the stem and hasn't pushed out. ... The pups are your...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is this a disease or damage from chlorinated water?

Same here, it is that time of year for a number of problems from white flies, & thrips to fungus & bacterial problems. Many of the symptoms look the same. ... The rains may wash some of the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is this a disease or damage from chlorinated water?

Thanks Louis, I have those marks on some of my plants too. But haven't identified them as being cause by thrips. I'm not sure if I know what a thrip looks like. I just see the black marks. ......
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By edwmax
Re: Is this a disease or damage from chlorinated water?

Bananas are known to do Ok when irrigating with chlorine levels up to 600 ppm. ... The recommended chlorine level for swimming pools is 1 ppm (3 ppm for hot tubs). This is far below any danger...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-04-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By edwmax
Re: Banana “newbie”

Welcome to the Bunch.
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