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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By gatorfan
Re: in ground vs container

As far as container soil I use a mixture of Fox Farm Happy Frog potting soil mixed with Black Kow compost and Promix HPCC ( contains coconut coir ) if not available Promix HP. If you use this do not...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By gatorfan
Re: in ground vs container

Bugs are always a problem. Depending on what bugs will probably depend on the ways of eradicating them. For example Fungas gnats - 1 part 3% hydrogen peroxide with 4 parts water mixed together when...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By gatorfan
Re: in ground vs container

Different soils make a lot of difference. Just make sure you have enough holes in the bottom so when you water the excess can escape the pot.
Bananas need a ton of water but if the soil gets and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By gatorfan
Re: in ground vs container

Bananas need regualr watering to sustain the large tropical leaves and produce sweet tasty fruit. You should expect to water slowly and deeply every 2 or 3 days during the warmer months. A test when...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-29-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By gatorfan
Smile Re: Agristarts Ice Cream Pups

Everyone, I am not trying to make a ton of money off of these, just donít want to dig them up and throw them in the garbage. I have limited room so I canít transplant them all.

I will also take...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-27-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By gatorfan
Agristarts Ice Cream Pups

Hi Everyone!
I have a huge mat of pups of all sizes that needs to be cleaned up. The original plant was purchased at a well know south Florida nursery as an Agristart Ice Cream banana. Now is it a...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-08-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By gatorfan
Hiya Re: Looking for a senorita

Thanks, I would really appreciate getting one. If I should happen to find some ( I have feelers out everywhere) I will certainly advise you.

Dell
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 08-06-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By gatorfan
Re: San Diego Sources

Someone else in your part of the world is sddarkman619.
Larry is a super nice knowledgeable guy that has a nursery in SD.

https://www.bananatreesforsale.com/
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 08-06-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By gatorfan
Re: Looking for a senorita

Yes Sir!

I have looked high and low for a long time with no luck finding one. I hope your luck is better than mine.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-16-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By gatorfan
Re: Zone 9B

I live in 9a and grow plants in partial sun and full sun but bananas donít like cold, bad heat or wind.
Sorry you had no luck with your plants but it is quite difficult especially at nurseries to get...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By gatorfan
Re: cold weather advice

Edenrose,

If you have a green house, get some hydroponic grow lights 400w to 1000w and I guarantee you it will keep your babies happy. Those thing not only will put out the growing light spectrum...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-17-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By gatorfan
Re: cold weather advice

I am in a 8b climate and all I do is wrap the p-stem as high as I can get them, let everything freeze above the wrap but making sure I have plenty of protection on the ground to keep the corm from...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-18-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By gatorfan
Re: Coco (Gros Michel)

You may want to contact these folks in Hawaii, they claim to sell them.
http://www.seaviewfarmshi.com
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 04-04-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,984
Posted By gatorfan
Re: Veinte Cohol Banana Plants for sale

Thanks Larry.

Received both plants yesterday and they arrived in perfect condition.

Will look forward to dealing with you again.
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 04-01-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By gatorfan
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 03-31-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By gatorfan
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 03-30-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By gatorfan
Wanted Dwarf Namwa/Cuban red/Pisang Ceylon/Double Mahoi

I am located in Gainesville Fl. and I am looking for the following. I don't know how many of each I can afford at one time but can pay with PayPal, credit card and or check.

Double Mahoi
Dwarf...
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