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Re: Starting a nursery/David!


Hi Cathy

That's odd because they are 20' tall here. I have three groves of them. I can understand them freezing but if they survived the winter I don't know why they wouldn't grow. Does your soil drain well?

David
http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 7:23 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Starting a nursery/David!


Tried them here. Of three, one made it through the winter (with
protection). The sprout from that plant has not gotten taller than
3", thought it appears healthy. Thind I will dig it up, put it in a
pot, and bring it in for the winter.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Aug 16, 2005, at 8:56 PM, David Franzman wrote:

Hey Holli, I told you on the phone about Musa basjoo.  Hardy to 10
or 20 below freezing.  There seems to be a difference of opinion on
that.  The fruit is not edible and the bananas are about the size
of my ring finger. But the pod and subsequent hanging fruit is very
cool.  Ok, that's just a start.

Did you get those hibs repotted?

David
http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
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Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 6:11 PM
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