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Forum: Other Plants 03-25-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,673
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: spear pull on my trachy (windmill palm) what now?

Several different varieties of Trachycarpus are notorious for having spear pull year after year while the palm is young. As they mature, spear pull diminishes... I would remove the emerging spears...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 03-01-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,834
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Bananas for Tennessee

Stumpy, have your IceCream produced edible fruit, or just flowered? Great job either way!!!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-27-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,834
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Bananas for Tennessee

Email sent!!! If you are willing to travel to my area when I pull pstems from under house, I should have a few extra to plant up your way!!!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-25-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Recommendations

I live in Cleveland, TN, and have been growing bananas, cold hardy palms and other subtrops for around 6 years now. I hate to disappoint you, but don't hold your hopes up too high for a banana to...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 12-05-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,432
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: The best medium for seed germination in zip lock bags

Try coco coir... best medium I have used and will not use anything else...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-19-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,034
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Rmplmnz Garden Tour

Chris, DUDE, what an amazing place you have going on down there!!! Can't wait to make it to your little slice of paradise in the near future! Hopefully, we can drop in this coming summer as we are...
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 11-18-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,531
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Pink Bananas Please!!

Same thing happened to me! Sent a pup or two and nothing... Strange...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-10-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: How to protect from frost and an interesting observation

This is a prime example of what I have been attempting to say in other threads about insulating pstems. This does not surprise me as I have had similar experiences. I honestly feel that if you...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-29-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,265
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Storing bananas for winter!!! UGH!!!

I usually would wait a bit longer but with my back becoming more valuable to me, I decided to dig these when I had my son-in-law in town to help!!! We have experienced temps drop down to the mid and...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-27-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,265
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Storing bananas for winter!!! UGH!!!

Paul, here is what I have done with the butias. They have since outgrown the 55gal. plastic barrels, so I will be doing something different this year...
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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-26-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,319
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: WHat type to leave in the ground vs digging up

If you are in 8a, every one of the ones on your list, except possibly the Mona Lisa could be left outside. But it depends on what you are wanting with your bananas. If strictly for ornamental...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-25-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,265
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Storing bananas for winter!!! UGH!!!

Deb, I have had good luck storing them under the house. I do not cover them at all and add no water to them. I do store them on plastic pallets, just to keep them off the ground and air moving...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: NEW (to me) Winter protection plan

I have tried the HVAC insulated wrap before on a saba, but it held way too much moisture inside that the pstem simply rotted away! I honestly think you would have to somehow keep the moisture out...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

:nanadrink::nanadrink:This did it!!!

:nanadrink::nanadrink:None of my boxes were checked and after checking them, I could see the images when I use the method I did in the past!!! WooHoo... Thanks...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

I can see Sunfish, and Rae's pics, but not mine!!! This is crazy!!! BTW, can you see the pictures in the thread I posted in the Cold Hardy Banana forum?
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

Here is my attempt using the "insert link", Rae...

http://http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n225/randy4ut/2011%20October%20around%20the%20yard/2011Octoberaroundtheyard011.jpg (http://<a href=)
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Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

Rae, Method #3 that you mentioned in your above post is the way I used to always post pictures directly into my posts, and the way I did in my overwintering pics in the cold hardy banana space.
I...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

Forgive this post as I am going to try different methods and see how they appear...
...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

John, do the pics show up or do they appear as a link? When I created the thread you are referring to the pictures showed up in the post, but when I submitted it, the pics showed up as links to me. ...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

All I am seeing on your post is a link to a photobucket picture that I have to click on to see it...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: I give up...

Jarred, don't understand because I have no problem posting pictures to my threads on any other site that I visit...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By Randy4ut
I give up...

I used to be able to post pictures within a post directly from my photobucket account, but now when I do, the preview shows the picture, but when I post it, a link shows up. So, I tried to download...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-25-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,265
Posted By Randy4ut
Storing bananas for winter!!! UGH!!!

That time of year again and this past week, the more tender bananas were dug an prepped for storing under the house. This included mysore, golden aromatic, saba, rose, ice cream, zebrinus, and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-24-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Hummingbirds on Banana blooms?

Thanks so much for the compliments, Darkman... I believe I may have some extra castor seeds. Just pm me and I will be happy to share if I still have any left... As far as the J.Maple, it was a BIG...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-23-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Hummingbirds on Banana blooms?

Hummer on my AA-2-25!!!

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n225/randy4ut/2011%20Hummingbird%20on%20my%20ornamental%20banana/AA-2-25Hummer032-1.jpg

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