Re: Basjoo update after terrible winter
Originally Posted by burris
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!
Arkansas River Valley
Average January Low: 31°F, Average August High: 92°F
Extreme Winter Lows: 5-15°F, Extreme Summer Highs: 100-112°F, Annual Precipitation: 52 inches