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Old 12-19-2013, 03:43 PM   #115 (permalink)
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Default Re: Water suckers

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Originally Posted by pitangadiego View Post
They tend to grow well and look nice as small plants because they get true leaves earlier than the sword suckers, but have less well developed root systems and seem to lack vigor throughout their life cycle, in my experience. Remove them and use as ornamentals, but not for fruit production. These are both about 6-8" tall - one obviously looks like a little banana plant (water sucker), and the other will be much taller before it has any true leaves (sword).

Do all varieties have the same looking water suckers and sword suckers?
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