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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-16-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By nickmccann
Re: fertilizing

I use 15-5-30 because phosphorous isn't that important with nanas , the nitrogen and especially potassium are the ones that really matter,,,,,for the record, the University of Florida, who sponsor...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By nickmccann
fertilizing

Im taking a survey on what others use for fertilizer (granular/soluble or home made)...given the fact that bananas are heavy feeders lets see some suggestions and compare...thanks Nick
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-18-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,700
Posted By nickmccann
Re: My Blue Java /Ice Cream Finally fruited

most people wait until the entire bunch is turning,,,then they end up with 60-100 bananas that (as we all know) have no shelf life and unless you have neighbors lining up to eat them , will become...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-13-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,281
Posted By nickmccann
Re: N. Fla. winter--to cut or not to cut?

Dan the man!....nice to see somebody else has figured it out!...the key is to reduce the cold stress as much as possible to get the optimum in fruit production......way to go!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-13-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,281
Posted By nickmccann
Re: N. Fla. winter--to cut or not to cut?

I am in Sourthwest florida and what I do is snip half of all the leaves off, then bend the remaining up adjacent to the p-stem and tie them off, finally I wrap the entire plant, from soil level to...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-14-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By nickmccann
Re: New Member

Welcome from Soutwest Florida, where , luckily we can grow nanas year round:))
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-14-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,940
Posted By nickmccann
Re: Proper transplanting techniques

You can separate the pup once it has developed several leaves with no harm to the parent plant at all; just sever that section of the Corm it is attached to and then dig the entire section up and...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-31-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By nickmccann
Re: Nick

I have Saba, Dwarf Cavandish, Raja Puri, Apple and Ice Cream, but will be weaning myself off the taller varieties and keying in on the smaller ones (8 feet and below), because I am done with the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-31-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 50,846
Posted By nickmccann
Re: What did you kill today?

I have this product called 'N-sulate", its a frost fabric that I used this past cold snap to protect my smaller varieties (8 feet and below..), and it worked great!...I first tied up the leaves flush...
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