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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 08-29-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 225,318
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

What was the result of your experiment? Pictures please.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-11-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: when to remove pup

This isn't helpful for you but I'm interested in the answer too!
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 05-09-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,538
Posted By ellenmarie
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 05-02-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,538
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Will these seeds make plants? I'm confused by the comments in the thread. If they do are you sharing/selling seeds? I'm interested.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 02-09-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Looking for Ensete glaucum ‘Snow Banana’

I did get some glaucum seeds last year from a seller on Etsy from India. It took a couple months but I did get them. 50 seeds and 4 sprouted. They are about 6" high right now and struggling with the...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 02-04-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,538
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

The start of this thread offers Blue Java seeds from a commercial grower. I just assumed they knew what they were offering.
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 02-03-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,538
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Seeds From Blue Java Ice Cream Bananas

Has anyone gotten a response about the seeds?
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 01-26-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Ensete glaucum growing slanted

Thanks. I will give it a try. It is tiny but I think it might be OK.
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 01-26-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Ensete glaucum growing slanted

I've been doing that but it doesn't change at all.

Thanks!
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 01-26-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By ellenmarie
Ensete glaucum growing slanted

I've got 4 ensete glaucum that sprouted from seed. I'm trying to keep them alive this winter so I can get them outside in some sun but right now I've got one that is growing at an angle. Should I...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 01-26-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,538
Posted By ellenmarie
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-09-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,549
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Developing new variegated banana varieties

Hello PR-Giants,

Do you have any seeds for sale? I'm in NH and I'd love to try and grow some veriegated bananas from seed.

Thanks
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-11-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Knowing how much to water??

haha! Because my growing season is only about 4 months I fertilize everything 3 times a week with Miracle Grow. My bananas grow in between brugmansia and they are super heavy feeders and need that...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-08-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Knowing how much to water??

Can you overwater if it is in the ground? Unless it is planted in compacted soil or clay wouldn't it just drain away?

I live in NH and put all my bananas in the ground in the Spring and hook up a...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-30-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By ellenmarie
For Sale: Ensete ventricosum (Abyssinian banana)

I have many small Ensete ventricosum for sale. These were started from seed and I had very good germination so I have lots. I might have to trim a little to get them in the shipping box.

$10 or 2...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-27-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Ensete Banana Questions

I kept in where ever I could. The last year it took 2 of us to get it in the house without leaves and it sat in a pot with windows facing North. I didn't water it but it was somewhat warm.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-23-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Ensete Banana Questions

I had it planted in the ground but dug it every winter. The trunk (not sure what it is called) the winter before it flowered was about 5-6 foot tall. No leaves. It took 2 of us to get it in the house...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-17-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Supplemental Indoor Grow Lights Advice?!

Interested in the recommendations too.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Ensete Banana Questions

I would say 10-12 ft. That is the plant in my signature.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Ensete Banana Questions

Well, I have about 40 Ensete ventricosum seedlings right now. About 12-15 inches high in 2.5 inch pots. I don't know what to do with them all so I will sell if anyone is interested. $10 plus...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 09-02-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Ensete Red Abyssinian Pup's

Want to trade? I have a bunch of Ensete ventricosum that I started from seed.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-01-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By ellenmarie
What size pot should I use for transplanting seedlings?

I have about 35-40 Ensete ventricosum seedlings in 2.5" deep pots. At some point I need to move them up to a bigger pots size but I don't know how much bigger I should go. They are about 12-15" high...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,184
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

Mine didn't look as good as that. It only had one leaf and the starting of the second. The little squiggly top that starts a leaf. That leaf is out now. Yours looks great so I'm hoping I can keep it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,184
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

How can you tell from such a small plant that it is the real thing?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,184
Posted By ellenmarie
Re: Anyone growing Thai Black?

Yes, it arrived safely and has grown one new leaf. I'm leaving it in the same pot for a while until I can see that it is growing well.
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