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Old 01-25-2010, 05:26 PM   #132 (permalink)
Mauro Gibo
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Talking Re: Grafting Bananas by the Insistent Banana Grower - Mauro

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Originally Posted by jeffreyp View Post
There are many banana varieties that will grow in zone 9a but even still I hope your grafting does confer some benefit.
Jeffreyp, in Brazil I've seen one banana plant produce 4 bunches at the same time. I saw a picture edited at a Brazilian farmers magazine called Globo Rural where the farmer cut down the plant few inches above the ground and it produced a big bunch without any leaves at all.
That's why I believe there is something enigmatic, mystic, about the banana plants.
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