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by daz
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: musa sikkimensis
Replies: 28
Views: 1150

musa sikkimensis

Hi i would like to buy a few small Musa sikkimensis bananas this year.Does ant body have any for sale at all?.Thanks
by simonjohn
Thu Jan 30, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: germinating musa sikkimenssis seeds..
Replies: 13
Views: 804

germinating musa sikkimenssis seeds..

Hello all :D whats the best way to do this? I paced the seeds in warm water for 48hrs and then planted them in trays on a heat matt. have had them there 2 weeks and I know I have read that it can take months but I was wondering if anyone on here had a better way of doing it? many thanks icon_cheers
by Half Hardy
Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: sikkimensis with strong markings.
Replies: 2
Views: 291

sikkimensis with strong markings.

Although I have posted some pictures already,I wanted to show you this one ,of my sikkimensis red tiger pups.The mother plant is about 3 yrs old and has always had good markings.What I think is unusual is these pups are showing their markings immediatley.I have been ...
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa Basjoo or Sikkimensis.
Replies: 21
Views: 1037

Musa Basjoo or Sikkimensis.

Hello all. I am hopefully getting either a muss basjoo or Sikkimensis as a christmas gift. I would like to know which would be better suited to the northern Yorkshire climate so i can have an input on which species i get :lol: . Apparently Sikkimensis ...
by B19bst
Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Can you dry store a musa sikkimensis
Replies: 7
Views: 614

Can you dry store a musa sikkimensis

Can you only dry store maurelli and monti ensete's.

If not what others can you dry store over winter.
by scottyn87
Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa sikkimensis problem
Replies: 10
Views: 700

Musa sikkimensis problem

I bought a Sikkimensis from jungle seeds, it arrived in a 2ltr pot and stood about 4/5 ft tall. It was too weak to hold its own weight and when taking out of the box, ended up folding itself in half. In desperation I cut the plant ...
by B19bst
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa sikkimensis
Replies: 4
Views: 388

musa sikkimensis

i bought a 4 foot one around 3 weeks ago and i planted it in my planter where an ensete maurelli and monti are. those are racing away but the sikki has pretty much stopped growing. it had an unrolled leak ready to uncurl which it did a few weeks ago but that leaf looked weak and went floppy. ...
by cordyman
Sun Jul 14, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Musa Sikkimensis, not very hardy but certainly resilient...
Replies: 17
Views: 1074

Musa Sikkimensis, not very hardy but certainly resilient...

... big as original in one season. 2013 I kept it in the unheated greenhouse with quite a few fleece bags. x2 potted Musa Basjoo sailed through, the sikki died again. Was about to bin it as no sign of life whatsover, when noticed this today,.. icon_thumleft http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/grapevine777/20130712_131922_zps15bcba25.jpg ...
by matty k
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa sikkimensis & Musa nagensium
Replies: 5
Views: 684

Musa sikkimensis & Musa nagensium

Hi, Im Matt
New to the forum and serching for advice about my dozen or so Musa Sikkimensis and Musa Nagensium which i have grown from seed at the start of the year. They are all about 1.5ft tall now but not sure what to do over winter? Do i treat like cannas and ensetes?
Regards
by cordyman
Sat Oct 27, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: How are you protecting your Musa sikkimensis this winter?
Replies: 10
Views: 740

How are you protecting your Musa sikkimensis this winter?

Last year I dug it out, wrapped in fleece and put in the shed, it rotted and stem collapsed, thankfully a pup appeared and regrew icon_cheers Although never got as big this year as its mum :( I'm going to try keeping it in my plastic greenhouse this year, more airflow, 100% more light, and instead o...
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:59 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus sikkim
Replies: 20
Views: 1334

Trachycarpus sikkim

Hi,i bought this Trachycarpus and i wanted to firstly ask ..is it a sikkim? and also if it is, will it be ok in the greenhouse for winter?
Thanks x
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by kata
Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Musa sikkimensis
Replies: 9
Views: 824

Musa sikkimensis

My Palm shop sent a newsletter,

This is what I would call a seedling Musa sikkimenis "Red Tiger". I thought you might find the pot its in an idea for yours your potting up soon or about to.

:mrgreen:
sikkimensis1mp.jpg
by Yorkshire Kris
Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Quickest tropical from seed. (Musa sikkimensis)
Replies: 2
Views: 401

Quickest tropical from seed. (Musa sikkimensis)

Hi all,

This Musa germinated just over a year ago and now stands at around 4 foot tall. Not bad for a few pence....
by GREVILLE
Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa sikkimensis 'bengal tiger'
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Musa sikkimensis 'bengal tiger'

... There was some damage on the leaves but stems remained intact. GrevPlants 2012 109.JPG This new leaf was early June. Is this the same as M. sikkimensis 'red tiger'? One website suggested that 'bengal' showed more red than 'red'.
by Julia
Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Seeds of Musa sikkimensis (red tiger)
Replies: 4
Views: 545

Seeds of Musa sikkimensis (red tiger)

My seeds have arrived today. I've Been having a good look around forum and have read posts on sowing these seeds. But i have a few questions, if you dont mind :) 1) do I soak in warm water? Hot? Cold? 2) I'm going to have a go at bag method is this better with vermiculite or soil or both? I was goin...