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    Hello from Kalgoorlie, WA

    Yes! I'm just figuring out whether I'll be able to keep a banana tree alive! Haha I know other people grow them around Kal, so I'm hoping I haven't killed it lol
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    Banana tree help

    Thanks Dave, I have trimmed off a couple of the leaves and given it a good watering as you suggested. How much/often water would you recommend for an arid climate? I know other people grow bananas around here, but unfortunately I know nothing about growing them (it was an impulse buy from...
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    G'day from Kalgoorlie, WA

    Thanks for the welcomes guys :) Doublegees are a weed in Western Australia, I think they originate from South Africa. You can't kill the seed pods with chemicals and they run riot over everything. The poor dogs get them stuck in their paws and occasionally bring them into the house where...
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    Banana tree help

    Hi All, Just planned this dwarf Cavendish banana a few days ago and it's looking a bit sick. I followed all of the planting instructions, but I'm not sure if it's suffering a bit of shock from planting or if there's something else that I've done wrong. Any tips would be appreciated. PS...
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    Hello from Kalgoorlie, WA

    Hi Lisa, I just joined and I'm from the goldfields too (Kambalda). I'm also a new gardener, so we can muddle through this arid climate thing together!
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    G'day from Kalgoorlie, WA

    PS if anyone has any tips for getting rid of doublegees, please lay them on me!
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    G'day from Kalgoorlie, WA

    Well hello everybody! I've finally got around to posting after I signed up a while ago, and I did have a burning question about Chilean Guava, but since then both me and the guava haven't been well, and sadly I'm not sure the guava will survive (pretty sure I'll survive though, I think haha)...