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Old 08-06-2019, 07:56 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: Wording question on TARS 18171 African Rhino curator notes

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Originally Posted by PR-Giants View Post
Average fruit size declines rapidly after the first cycle, but it produces more hands and more fruit.

This characteristic is not unique to Horn plantains there are other subgroups that will also produce bunches with more hands and smaller fruit after the first cycle.
Thank you, that makes sense. It was almost unbelievable as to how it could stay a popular variety of it went went down hill from a low initial turnout.

Would separation from the mat regain the large but limited fruit characteristics? How does AR compare to other plantains in terms of flavor?
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