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Old 04-15-2016, 06:59 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Default Re: Dwarf Namwah cold hardiness

One more update. No pics this time.
Banana appear to be growing on all the stems.
Bigger stems are the slowest recovering from damage, while smaller ones appear already healthy.
The stems with the biggest number of leaves have shown the following behavior on new leaves:
1st leaf: Strong; normal sized, but heavily damages by cold
2nd leaf: Strong; from completely normal, to "less than normal sized" but overall in good shape
3rd leaf: Weak; pale leaf. On some stems this is chocked in the previous leaf, on some other stem it's just a very short and narrow leaf apparently underdeveloped and undernourished. Maybe it was the leaf "in the making" when the frost did hit?
I think that next leaves should be normal. But it remain to be seen. Biggest stem, the one i hoped to see flowering this season, has to emit its first leaf yet.

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