musa germinating!

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musa germinating!

Post by bananaking29 » Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:01 pm


in this topic i wil show my germinated Musa/Ensete/Heliconia seeds icon_thumright

My order from rarepalmseeds is arrived last week! Many musa types (100x musa hirta, bauensis, ornata, glaucum, manni, livingstonianum, ventricosum and 2 Heliconia types! And many more..

Update (15/08/13) germinated:

46x Ensete Ventricosum
32x musa balbisania atica black
21x musa itinerans var India
3x musa itinerans var formosana
2x musella orange (rare first seeds from peter heyens)
1x musa laterita
1x musa becarri
2x Heliconia bourgaeana (pic bloom below)

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Re: musa germinating!

Post by grub » Sun Sep 15, 2013 5:41 pm

Gilian can you post which techniques you use with each species, temp, duration etc? icon_thumright
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Re: musa germinating!

Post by kata » Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:35 pm

Well done Gilian!


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Post by flounder » Sun Sep 15, 2013 9:44 pm

Some good results. I agree with grub, we need germination info icon_thumleft
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Post by miketropic » Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:54 am

Id like to see this musella when it comes out, I have heard of red but never orange..didn't know seed was avaliable for any but the yellow either.
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Re: musa germinating!

Post by fern Rob » Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:18 pm

Germination info please. Will any of the plants be for sale?
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