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Musa Banana


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There is a large range of bananas to choose from. Some like musa basjoo will even tolerate some frost. This one is a tropical version, unfortunately I left it out in the frost and the main plant died, but the suckers have been grown back and potted on. This is one of those suckers. In the tropics bananas grow and fruit within a year. Over here much more care must be taken and sometimes they flower in two years. I overwinter this one in a cool conservatory. I grow it mainly for the leaves.

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