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Old 06-08-2022, 12:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Viente Cohol vs Patupi/Kokopo for Zone 6b or 5a Patio Plant for Fruiting

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Originally Posted by Abnshrek View Post
Key thing is the Viente Cohol can't get below 50F or it will shutdown.. below 40F its going to deteriorate very fast.The banana's are one of my favorites.
When you say "shutdown," what do you mean? Pause growth?

In the case where I bring it to my parents' place in NH, it is above 50F most nights (but not necessarily all nights) by Memorial Day and through until late September, and I'd be able to overwinter it in a house that is kept above (but close to) 50F. So pause/slowing seems fine (although something that was a bit more resilient would be better), but a more impactful 'shutdown' would be more damaging.
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