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Old 08-23-2014, 04:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Basjoo update after terrible winter

Originally Posted by burris View Post
Austin - thanks for sharing - I'll add Musa Velutina to my list to try. Only tropical i have is Musa FHIA-3 Sweetheart that i bought online last fall. It was a tiny TC plant from FloridaHillNursery. Ordered 2, only one survived. Kept indoors through winter. It's 4 foot tall and stem as big as my arm - looks good. I'll keep it in a container. I'll wait another month or so and post some pics before frost.
Sounds good. Musa velutina is a must. Look at my pink bananas they produce to the left under my screen name! They are reliable!
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