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Old 09-16-2016, 07:05 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: 'Pre-order' for banana species

Originally Posted by jmoore View Post
I grow all my bananas from seed - for me that's the fun and the challenge. If people aren't growing Musa Rubinea, Arunachalensis, Coccinea, Zebrina, Ornata, Chunii then they are missing out. These would all be perfect for growing in a small garden and beautiful flowers.

Anyway that post did look a bit suspicious.

Don't limit yourselves to just growing bananas for fruit there is a whole world of species bananas out there.
OK - you guys have perked my interest in growing musa from seeds. Thus far I've limited myself to edibles that might survive in zone 9.
I agree - the guy with the list is probably bogus..
So, where do members get your seeds? Anyone want to trade?
Is this a good source - rare plants for home and garden What do you recommend for zone 9 and beauty?
Growing: Orinoco, Rajapuri, Dwarf Cav, SDC, TT, Dwarf Red, Dwarf Namwah, Tall Namwah (aka Ice Cream), Dwarf Brazilian, Veinte Cohol, California Gold, Double Mohai, NOT-Goldfinger, Gran Nain, Velutina
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