Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A few shots of Cavendish's growth

   After the Timelapse video posts I could not resist a few shot of Cavendish's growth while the camera was tied up.
Cavendish and her pups

The next leaf cone and new leaf (from Timelapse take two)
The newest 24"(so far it is not all the way emerged yet) x 13' leaf

I have not tired of how cool it looks when you look inside a new leaf cone
I have not tired of how cool it looks when you look inside a new leaf cone
My Plant Information:Super Dwarf Cavendish
Lighting:4 ft. 6 tube - T-5 6400k High output fluorescent
Light hours:14 On - 10 Off
Grow More 16-8-24 Fruit FuelPremium Fruit Formula for application throughout the growing season. Contains full-spectrum of secondary and micronutrients utilized by fruiting plants. Provides plants with a steady dosage of potash for use during present cycle of fruit production or storage for next year's crop. Lower Nitrogen to Potassium ratio to discourage flower and fruit drop. Sufficient Phosphate level for excellent performance without overstimulating the plant to bloom out of season.
Soil:Standard potting soil - Without water retainers
Container Pot:Smaller 16.32 gallons - 11" deep by 18" width swapped for a new 21.4 gallon pot 22" avg. width, 13" deep
Pest Control:Safer Insect Killing Soap, Diatomaceous earth
Walk in plant closet:7' x 4'-6" - With curtain and a ceiling ventilation fan.
My Indoor Temps:Low 60(Winter) - Average 65-75 - High 80(Summer)