Search found 123 matches: ("Dwarf Cavendish"|"Dwarf cav"|SDC)

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by mushtaq86
Fri Apr 22, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Banana plants on the move
Replies: 32
Views: 1570

Re: Banana plants on the move

... what you need 15C minimum for. as even the Cavendish family are ok with 10C. I have found that ... p-stems haven't lost have their size.The cav family simply don't like been put on hold certainly ... believe cavs,whether musa cavendish super dwarf cav,dwarf cav or truly tiny would bite the ...
by Dave Brown
Fri Oct 01, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Banana id
Replies: 12
Views: 463

Re: Banana id

Strelizia nicolai is pretty tough taking as low as-6C in California. It is the warm days that allow it to handle it. I haven't had -6C since 2001, but don't get the warm days so mine has to be inside. Musa Dwarf cav will not like down to freezing even if warm days. :wink:
by stephenprudence
Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Weatherman swears on National TV
Replies: 37
Views: 1652

Re: Weatherman swears on National TV

... maybe favourable, but if you have any truly tropical plants like musa dwarf cav, zebrina, etc, they don't like temps lower than 6C. You won't see damage immediately, but ...
by Dave Brown
Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Weatherman swears on National TV
Replies: 37
Views: 1652

Re: Weatherman swears on National TV

... maybe favourable, but if you have any truly tropical plants like musa dwarf cav, zebrina, etc, they don't like temps lower than 6C. You won't see damage immediately, but ...
by mushtaq86
Sat Sep 11, 2010 6:26 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa Little Prince
Replies: 6
Views: 1022

Re: Musa Little Prince

Hi Alan

Musa truly tiny,musa tom thumb,musa little prince aren't they the same nana the next size down from super dwarf cav,i think i remember Gabe15 mention it on Bananas.org.Looks great though
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by Dave Brown
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: I want a Siam ruby!!
Replies: 8
Views: 685

Re: I want a Siam ruby!!

... became a problem. I naturally water less as things cool down, even Dwarf and Super Dwarf Cav can take some dryness in winter, but not the Siam. As soon as it starts to dry out it wilts ...
by redsquirrel
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:51 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa super dwarf cav
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: musa super dwarf cav

i think it was more likely just a duff plant with a lack of something
by mushtaq86
Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa super dwarf cav
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: musa super dwarf cav

it was believed to be a superdwarf that i grew for 18 months in my lounge and dining rooms.was only a homebase cheapy ... Looks like you had a musa truly tiny,its the next size down from super dwarf cav,its a shame you lost it, while its not a rare plant,its rare to see it in the UK.
by redsquirrel
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa super dwarf cav
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: musa super dwarf cav

it was believed to be a superdwarf that i grew for 18 months in my lounge and dining rooms.was only a homebase cheapy but never achieved more than a foot in height.kept a healthy head on it but just never baulked up.when it died,i did find the problem,halfway up the stem it had re-rooted for some re...
by mushtaq86
Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa super dwarf cav
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: musa super dwarf cav

redsquirrel wrote:isnt it funny how they do that? dwarf hobbit was the same last year,maintained slow but steady new leaves then come spring just died
What is a dwarf hobbit Darren :lol: :lol: :lol:
by mushtaq86
Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa super dwarf cav
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: musa super dwarf cav

... up with 2 struggling but both gave up in May when you would have expected them to take off :roll: That's a shame Dave :( Its quite clear that cavendish family will not tolerate being put on hold for 5 to 6 months,mine was kept at 10c,that shows what your up against. The plant it self stops ...
by redsquirrel
Tue Aug 03, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa super dwarf cav
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: musa super dwarf cav

isnt it funny how they do that? dwarf hobbit was the same last year,maintained slow but steady new leaves then come spring just died
by Dave Brown
Tue Aug 03, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa super dwarf cav
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: musa super dwarf cav

Only just seen this Mush, I lost all of mine in the conservatory as well :ahhh!: The winter appears to have just been too long for them. I ended up with 2 struggling but both gave up in May when you would have expected them to take off :roll:
by mushtaq86
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa Dwarf Cavendish
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Re: Musa Dwarf Cavendish

... as well,unless you have the space its unrealistic to get fruit.Super dwarf cav is the one you want if its fruit your after the plant will not get taller than six feet ...
by mushtaq86
Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: musa double mahoi
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Re: musa double mahoi

This nana which is a sport of dwarf cav stayed OK until April 2010,i then lost the p-stem but it has sent up 5 pups since then.