Any reason not to wrap my Musa Basjoo in the hailstone/rain

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cordyman

Any reason not to wrap my Musa Basjoo in the hailstone/rain

Post by cordyman » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:03 pm

...at 3*c ?

Dont want to encourage rot etc, but dont want to leave unprotected much longer in case I dont get the chance.

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Re: Any reason not to wrap my Musa Basjoo in the hailstone/r

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:15 pm

cordyman wrote:...at 3*c ?

Dont want to encourage rot etc, but dont want to leave unprotected much longer in case I dont get the chance.

Protect it now. It's on borrowed time. Even if you dont get a frost for the next couple of days the winds next week will destroy it. :ahhh!:

sanatic1234

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Post by sanatic1234 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:05 pm

Mine are not being protected cordy as they will just grow back again the following year. It just depends on how much you want to keep the height. As long as your rhizome is ok then you will be guaranteed as plant new year, even if the P-stem does die it will throw up pups. :)

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Re: Any reason not to wrap my Musa Basjoo in the hailstone/r

Post by Conifers » Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:53 pm

sanatic1234 wrote:... even if the P-stem does die it will throw up pups. :)
What if it throws up kittens instead? icon_cat icon_cat icon_cat :ahhh!:

:lol:

billdango

Re: Any reason not to wrap my Musa Basjoo in the hailstone/r

Post by billdango » Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:08 pm

Or ferrets?

:ahhh!: :ahhh!: :ahhh!: :ahhh!: :ahhh!: :ahhh!:

sanatic1234

Re: Any reason not to wrap my Musa Basjoo in the hailstone/r

Post by sanatic1234 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:10 pm

well in that case lads you are a bit screwed if it does that, :lol: you will need a new plant. :lol:

cordyman

Re: Any reason not to wrap my Musa Basjoo in the hailstone/r

Post by cordyman » Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:49 pm

Lol ferrets love it!
See i prefer single stem musa and don't want a pup patch! Apart from continually cutting unwanted pups back and plant wasting energy regrowing what's the best way to stop the pups to get single stem?

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