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Re: banans


High nitrogen Theresa.  If your soil is good you shouldn't need any.  Is
this for a pot or the ground?  I've never fertilized mine in the ground.

David Franzman
A Touch of the Tropics
www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tchessie" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 5:02 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] banans


> What kind of fertilizer does a banana like?
>
> Theresa
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of Andrea H
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 12:39 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] banans
>
>
> Donna, none of mine do and I'm in zone 8b. They all die to the ground. You
> just have to fertilize and water well and they will grow like weeds. My
one
> next to my container of tomatoes gets the run off from them and must be
> close to 20 feet now. The others that haven't been watered so well are
only
> about 4-5 feet.
>
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 10:14 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] banans
>
>
> > Any hardy to zone 5?.... like that would kind of retain their leaves so
> > you don't have to start from scratch every spring?!?
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > >
> > > There was discussion some time ago about the lack of diversity among
> > > bananas, how growers had bred diversity out of them, and that they had
> > > become an endangered species--subject to various diseases.
> > >
> > > To this I wish to add--from another list--that an Icelandic scientist
> > > [go figure] on expedition in Micronesia has found and classified 14
> > new
> > > species of Musa.
> > >
> > > Island Jim
> >
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