Return to the Banana Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Transplanting Musa Basjoo

Posted by cinnaman 6B South Jersey (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 13, 08 at 11:22

I have a 2 year old M. Basjoo (over wintered) that I want to transplant to another location.

Do you think it's too late in the season? I'm in zone 6B, first frost is about 2 months away.

Photobucket

Dave


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Transplanting Musa Basjoo

I'm sorry I don't have the answer to your question, but I just wanted to comment on how beautiful your pond is. Makes my 50 gallon pond look sad.
Jackie


 o
RE: Transplanting Musa Basjoo

Thank you!


 o
RE: Transplanting Musa Basjoo

Your pond is beautiful!! I would love to have one about that size myself. Hopefully in the next year or so, I'll get one in. I don't know the correct time for transplanting but I moved one of mine this spring, I think in May. It has done exceptionally well this summer after the move. And it was doing horrible before I moved it. Just from my personal experience, I would say spring is best.


 o
RE: Transplanting Musa Basjoo

Basjoo is pretty tough but considering you have about 2 months away...you probabaly shouldn't. I don't believe it will die but will probably slow it down next year unless it doesn't establish enough in two months and you have sever weather during winter.
I live in zone 8 and I transplanted one to a not so good location (shady) earlier this year and it is establishing so slowly.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Banana Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here