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Old 06-08-2014, 10:06 AM
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Baby Banana!


Talk about tiny!


This is about as small as it gets. Here's a tiny little super dwarf cavendish pup growing off the mother. It was born overnight and I woke up to it this morning. How adorable.


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One of the best ways to keep spider mites off your indoor banana plants is to shower or mist the leaves weekly....and sometimes daily, if you're a diehard like me.


This little SDC pup is taking right off!


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I love pictures of banana plants. . They're one of my favorite subjects to shoot, from near or far. So beautiful.


My two living room cavendish plants are loving this muggy weather. Here's a shot of the healthy middle growth on both of them today....


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Old 06-30-2014, 02:35 PM
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very neat and very pretty
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Old 07-02-2014, 01:58 PM
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all the banana trees look really great... I heard that insect like the trees a lot, is that true?
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Indoors especially, banana plants can fall victim to spider mites.


But not if you shower them weekly and mist the undersides of the leaves on a regular basis. This will keep them away.
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Old 07-02-2014, 07:52 PM
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One day I might get the courage to do one of them... not sure yet
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Old 07-02-2014, 08:39 PM
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I'll send you a Super Dwarf Cavendish pup in the fall, Shrooms. They're incredibly easy to grow.
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very neat when they get the babies the way they do and then have bananas on top of that really cool plant
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Old 07-02-2014, 08:49 PM
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Cool thanks Holly, Can't wait...
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Old 07-03-2014, 07:22 AM
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You're welcome.


Banana plants are meant to share...that's why they produce so many pups. They're about as easy as growing a weed....for real.


Do have bright windows that you can keep plants in front of, over winter, Shrooms N Blooms?
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Old 07-03-2014, 08:54 AM
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I have a huge bay window that gets lots and lots of sun
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Old 07-03-2014, 09:17 AM
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Absolutely perfect, Shrooms N Blooms! Couldn't be better.


I'll send you a "puppy" in the fall and it will grow happily all winter in front of your bay window. It will produce pups for you all winter long and you can divide them in the spring to share with others or keep. You will love how easy and fun banana plants are to grow.


The type I'm sending you is more than capable of producing actual edible bananas, when it gets brought inside before frost and put in a sunny window over winter. Might take a few years but it is possible to do it.
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Old 07-03-2014, 09:41 AM
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Sounds good Holly... all my windows face east and west... only one window faces south (no light in that room, great room for closet plants)
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A cute little baby banana leaf emerging this morning...






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