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Forum: Banana Identification 06-01-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Can someone help me ID this banana tree?

Thank you. I will go with Musa basjoo. I hope it grows like it did for the original owner. I will keep you in mind if it pups like I'm hoping. Thanks for the ID help.

Red
Forum: Banana Identification 05-29-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Can someone help me ID this banana tree?

The first pic (with the pool) is from the person I got the plants from. He said they grow about 17' tall which makes me happy. They are also cold hardy for my area just outside Charlotte NC. The base...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-28-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By cactus6103
Can someone help me ID this banana tree?

Looking for a possible ID on this banana tree. Pictured is from the original owner as to the size of the tree and then a closer look at the leaf. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks. Red

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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-28-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,782
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Outside Basjoo - when did your corms start growing this year?

Mine started to show in early April. Now they stand 24"-30" high. I'm in NC just outside of Asheville. Looking forward to seeing the plants grow big I hope if the winds leave them alone!!

Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-27-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,229
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Ed's Grand Nain photo update

Those are nice pics ez. I love how you have it set up.

Red
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-23-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,253
Posted By cactus6103
Re: In house basjoo winter care question

This is my thoughts also. I've dome the same and it has dripped all over a white carpet! My wife was NOT happy.

Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-01-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,667
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Windowsill growing.

Every plant looks happy in their winter home. My banana plants are bare root in rubber maid bins in a corner of the garage in front of a window. I keep dry compost over the roots to keep things from...
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 09-11-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,353
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Special link to easily welcome new members

This must be why I'm getting all these emails saying so and so has welcomed you to the forum but I don't see the reply in the welcome section. I've been here a long time!

Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-06-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,201
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Before and after the cold!

Not too bad looking. Everything should recover well.

Red
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-09-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,470
Posted By cactus6103
Re: First time digging up bananas for winter...

I just dug out my banana plants this weekend. All I do is remove excess dirt, then place the plant in a plastic bin, cover the base of the plant with dry manure compost and put them in the garage...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-01-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,004
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Banana Pics From PA

Beautiful plants! It just shows me I need to do more to get mine looking like that. Way to go.

Red
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-20-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,524
Posted By cactus6103
Winter Ready

I just finished getting my banana’s ready for winter. Even though my bananas are hardy for this area, I want to start the season off next year with some height. This is my first time going through...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-28-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Banana Pics 9-28-2008

Very nice and beautiful. Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,593
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Deer-Resistant Bananas and Palms?

Just don't plant basjoo. The deer here have kept mine pruned to two feet tall all summer. I will relocate them closer to the house next year or surround them with cactus (I have plenty of them!) and...
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 09-23-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,030
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Reaching another thousand members...

This site really is the best. Great work by all. Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,780
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Just a few Pics...

Great pictures. Thanks for sharing them. Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,454
Posted By cactus6103
I have a bloom!

I finally have a bloom. I actually have two blooms on this mat of banana plants. I am very excited. I hope these blooms develope enough so someone can help me identify the plant type. Red

You can...
Forum: Other Plants 08-21-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,842
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Rooting a pineapple top.

Here is a link to a site that I found to root a pineapple top and it works great. Enjoy. Red

Rooting and Growing a Pineapple | Horticulture and Home Pest News...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-20-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,350
Posted By cactus6103
Re: No blooms, but plenty of plants!!!

Very nice. I hope to look half that good someday. Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-25-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By cactus6103
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-14-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Finally.....

Congrats on the bloom. Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-25-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Attention new banana growers!!!

Very interesting. Thanks for the link. Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-20-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,930
Posted By cactus6103
Re: Does fertilizer expire?

I would still spread it as it was intended to be used. I don't know if it has lost any of it's "power", but it should still be good. Do NOT disolve it in water then use. It is made as a slow release...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-05-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By cactus6103
Re: What to do while on Vacation

I just soak them really good before heading out on vacation. I also pray for rain! They will do fine. Red
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-11-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By cactus6103
Re: New to bananas in Colorado! PLEASE HELP!!!!

Follow the instructions above and it will do great. Good luck. Red
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