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by greendragon
Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Ensete Natural Dormancy period questions
Replies: 2
Views: 351

Ensete Natural Dormancy period questions

1. What triggers the Ensetes natural dormancy period in Africa and what ends it? 2. For Ensete Ventricosum how long does their natural dormancy period last each year? 3. Why do the roots die off when we store ensetes yet they retain ...
by kata
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: I won an Ensete Maurelii
Replies: 9
Views: 1042

I won an Ensete Maurelii

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Ensete Ventricosa Maurellii, Banana, Musa

£4.00 + postage.

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by The Codfather
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: I bit the Bullet and ordered a Ensete Montbeliardii
Replies: 6
Views: 584

I bit the Bullet and ordered a Ensete Montbeliardii

I have wanted one of these for ages.....the only thing is its a 1 litre plant so I will have a long way to go for it to catch up to Mr B's.
by GoggleboxUK
Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Overwintering Ensete Maurellii: Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 799

Overwintering Ensete Maurellii: Questions

Right well I managed to keep my 2 Ensete alive last year by overwintering them dry but this year I have decided to pot them up and keep them going. What temperature do they go dormant? I am wondering whether to keep the greenhouse at 5c or ...
by fieldfest
Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: using saltpeter when germinating ensete seeds
Replies: 9
Views: 749

using saltpeter when germinating ensete seeds

bought some off ebay and they have sent some saltpeter to assist, anyone else tried this to soften the casing?
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by fieldfest
Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: My Ensete Tandarra Red - 2 Years in Pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 662

My Ensete Tandarra Red - 2 Years in Pictures

You may find this interesting from my blog. I will update my blog page as long as it stays alive

http://exoticgarden.co.uk/my-tandarra-red/
by kathmarr
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Hardiness, Overwintering and Protection
Topic: Drying out Basjoo and Ensete
Replies: 4
Views: 866

Drying out Basjoo and Ensete

... as it was head to toe in bananas! This year, having read a lot of stuff on the forums, I decided this year to take my Basjoo Zebrinas and Ensete Maurellis out of their soil and dry out to pack away. Looks like a good option. I have taken them out, thoroughly washed off all the soil, and ...
by Hugo Fillery
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Ensete maurelii 'ventricosum' Suckering or just seeding?
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Ensete maurelii 'ventricosum' Suckering or just seeding?

I bought a small Ensete maurelii 'Ventricosum' in a Garden Centre last year and overwintered it during the winter. I have potted it on since; fed and nurtured it well and have had it over a year! It is now around just over six feet ...
by jungle jas
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Overwintering Ensete Maurelii.
Replies: 25
Views: 3705

Overwintering Ensete Maurelii.

I have a small one of the above that i want to grow on over winter. I have been told to give it as much light as possible, keep it above 5C and keep it almost dry. Is this information correct or do any of you have a better way of keeping them growing. Thanks Jas. icon_thumright
by Panama Pete
Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The BIG Ensete Dig Out
Replies: 36
Views: 2711

The BIG Ensete Dig Out

I've started the clear out today, i've still got 8 Ensettes in the front garden but after diggging these out the back garden and getting rid of the soil, and wrapping the musa basjoo clump I was exausted. What I will say is though the weight of them this year is incredibale compared to last year. Th...
by hedychium
Mon Oct 01, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Ensete ventricosum maurelii
Replies: 15
Views: 1009

Ensete ventricosum maurelii

My Ensete ventricosum maurelii is still growing outside , is now a good time to bring it in to overwinter indoors .

John
by hedychium
Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Ensete Hiniba?
Replies: 0
Views: 1191

Ensete Hiniba?

Hi Room
Looking to buy Ensete Hiniba? is there anyone selling it or who might know where to buy it
Regards

John
by mumfie
Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: a great month for ensete
Replies: 21
Views: 1036

a great month for ensete

got in from work about 6pm with late sunshine. looked out the window and was stunned by the light shining through the ensete. had to capture it. wish i had a DSLR!
by Yorkshire Kris
Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: 12 year old Ensete and still no flowers!
Replies: 4
Views: 644

12 year old Ensete and still no flowers!

One interesting piece of information that I picked up from the head gardener of Harewood house was regarding their ensete ventricoseum. They were planted in 2000 so are now 12 years old and have never flowered!!! I double checked with him and yes, they are the very same plants that ...
by medjool
Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Overwintering ensete
Replies: 11
Views: 867

Overwintering ensete

Hi there
Just wondering if you can overwinter ensete in an unheated garage with no light is this possible?