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Old 04-14-2011, 01:15 PM
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SmileAnybody in Texas want bananas?


Anybody in Texas want bananas? I have a lot of them.
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Old 04-14-2011, 09:59 PM
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Closed...all gone.
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:15 PM
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Interesting....i didn't know you could grow bananas here!!
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:19 PM
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Yes, if not protected they'll freeze down to the ground. But they come back.
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:47 PM
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Very cool....ive grown avocado trees indoors....but they've never bloomed.
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Old 04-14-2011, 11:16 PM
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Really? That's cool...I've never tried avocados before. I did a mango tree once, but it died.
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Old 04-15-2011, 05:19 PM
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Sandra. Dean is in Austin so some varieties that are borderline and capable of being protected in Austin will need more protection up in your metroplex.
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:29 PM
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marasri, is right. Over the years I have not really protected them only mulched deeply. However, they can thrive during the warmer months and have proven to be hardy perennials at least here without protection.
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Banana tree for TX


Hi, I am interested in growing a banana tree. What are you offering, plant or seeds?

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Old 08-22-2012, 03:16 PM
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bananas


Yes, I would be interested too if u have anymore to share!
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:55 PM
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this thread is over a year old, but if you search for banana plants someone had some starts to give away a couple months ago.....
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