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Old 08-27-2009, 04:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Your experiences with zone 9 hardy banana's

Here's a copy from Tony's post and from Joe Real's bananas from zone 9. He lives at Davis CA zone 9
Joe Real's Cold Hardy List, from most hardy to least:



California Gold
Thousand Fingers
Monkey Fingers
Orinoco
Brazilian
Golden Rhinohorn
Dwarf Orinoco
Dwarf Brazilian
Misi Luki
Mysore
Namwah
Raja Puri
Manzano
Ice Cream
Gold Finger
Dwarf Namwah
Sweetheart (FHIA 3)
Namwah Pearl
Praying Hands
Saba
Cardaba
Williams
Belle
Valery
It comes from his years of planting bananas in his backyard. What works and what's not.
I may add the double mahoi, viente cohol, lacatan, dwarf and super dwarf cavendish at the bottom 3.
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