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Re: End of summer update - Banana and Cactus questions...
Posted by Brad - Pittsburgh on 9/12/2017, 7:22 pm, in reply to "Re: End of summer update - Banana and Cactus questions..."
The tall nana is a Thai Black. I dig it up and throw the rootball in a garbage bag, and lay it down flat in my basement all winter. Unsure of the ID on the Opuntia, it has sparse long thorns, but what really gets you are the fine hairs, they are much worse.
Zone 6a, 20 miles SE of Pittsburgh
Previous gardens in Dubois, Pa, Walnut Creek, CA, and Lancaster, NY
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