musa sikkimensis

daz
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musa sikkimensis

Post by daz » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:08 pm

Hi i would like to buy a few small Musa sikkimensis bananas this year.Does ant body have any for sale at all?.Thanks

kata

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by kata » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:28 pm

I am hoping to buy one from Ebay in a week or so,

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fern Rob

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by fern Rob » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:29 pm

kata wrote:I am hoping to buy one from Ebay in a week or so,

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How are your seeds going?

Neil Ziemski

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by Neil Ziemski » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:31 pm

I've been looking for one for ages.
Please post a link if found for sale
Cheers

daz
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Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by daz » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:34 pm

Hi Kata

Yes iv seen them on there
£10 each. Gotta to be worth a go haven't they?

kata

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by kata » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:56 pm

Deserttojungle have them but £12.50 not inc postage,

Slightly more expensive but quality plants. He won't send out till time is right, least he did'nt with a Canna I bought from him.

http://www.deserttojungle.com/products/ ... mensis/41/

Ebay; 35 cms £10.00 inc postage.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Musa-Sikkimen ... 1082670067

I found an old post of yours what happened to those five Sikis?

http://www.himalayangardens.com/detail/ ... iger'.html

12" tall and only £5.00 postage is £6.00

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daz
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Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by daz » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:03 pm

Hi

Yes the five that i bought before wasn't very good plants to be honest.On arrival they looked mouldy .One out of the five survived (now in garden wrapped in fleece so hopefully should be ok this year..Thanks for the info mate on the sikkies ill have a look icon_scratch

Blairs

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by Blairs » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:14 pm

"http://www.himalayangardens.com/detail/ ... iger'.html

12" tall and only £5.00 postage is £6.00"

I have a 20% off code for them (GIFT53568627)

kata

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by kata » Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:52 am

Could we use that code Blairs? I could get two, thanks!

Daz, your welcome, also good luck with last years.

I already have two Basjoos. hope its still green under the brown skin, I have one close to my bedroom window so when it grows in summer its the first thing and last thing I see before open/shuteye.... :lol:

Now I decided to have Ensete (it got damp and wet) as bedding so I need one of those too, and the Siki.

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benbaron

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by benbaron » Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:59 am

Hi guys,

I got 2 from this guy - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Musa-Sikkimen ... 1082670067

Nice plants - they have yet to show any red (under leaf shows a little but no striping) but growing nicely on my window sill - 2 new leaves in 2 weeks.

I paid £12 for both (inc postage) icon_thumright

Blairs

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by Blairs » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:15 am

kata wrote:Could we use that code Blairs? I could get two, thanks!
Yip, anyone can use the code - it gives 20% all items apart from postage.

benbaron

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by benbaron » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:53 am

Coupon doesnt work :(

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ConcreteJungle
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Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by ConcreteJungle » Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:39 am

Be aware, I just bought one from the supplied ebay link, and made an offer for 8.50 and was accepted :)

Blairs

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by Blairs » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:36 pm

benbaron wrote:Coupon doesnt work :(
Chris must have pulled it off. If you join the mailing list then you get codes sent ever so often.

Lys

Re: musa sikkimensis

Post by Lys » Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:16 pm

I know its not a M. sikkimensis but still lovely foliage.....
I contacted Easy Tropicals afew months ago about availability of E. Ventricosum Maurelii as plug plants. I had a couple of them last year, they grew to be lovely healthy plants. They advised that they would be back in stock again from mid-March. At that time they'll show on their website and probably ebay as well. :D
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