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Old 12-13-2012, 12:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Plantains cold-hardiness?

Originally Posted by venturabananas View Post
"Pacific Plantain" is the name of a specific cultivar in the Maoli subgroup, and a general name used for a larger group of bananas -- none of which are actually true plantains. Some of them are more cool-tolerant that Cavendish and others are less so. I would bet that if you can grow Cavendish with no problem, it'll probably be OK. The famous Ae Ae is in the Maoli subgroup and it does as well or better than Cavendish when it gets cool here (34 degrees N).

Interesting. Do you know what this plantain will look like?
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