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Old 10-20-2020, 01:42 PM   #5 (permalink)

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Default Re: ID and question about "edible"

Originally Posted by Backyard Banana Joe View Post
Gabe, could it be maybe a goldfinger off type?
The male bud is very different, even on the some of the Goldfinger off-types which tend to have a different bud shape than standard Goldfinger. However, they are somewhat closely related as 'Raja Puri' is essentially just a 'Dwarf Brazilian' variant, and 'Goldfinger' is a full 50% hybrid of 'Dwarf Brazilian'.

Here is a typical 'Goldfinger' off-type. Notice the lack of persistent bracts, and much more compact male bud.
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