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Old 02-12-2019, 06:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alabama Gulf Coast. I've grown several bananas outdoors year-round; and seem to add something new each year. Some edible; some ornamental only.
Musa 'raja puri' - one of the easiest to produce edible bananas for zone 8b/9a.
and a couple of unknown edible varieties.
Musa velutina = Pink banana
Musa 'Black Thai'
Musa sikkimensis 'Bordelon
Musa rojo (Zebrina)
Musa 'Truly Tiny'
Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelli'
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Old 02-13-2019, 04:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the banana gang!.....
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Old 02-13-2019, 04:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to the Jungle....

There are a bunch of members in your area and in Texas

Great variety of plants.

Have fun here.

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Nice collection. Welcome! I’m in 8b/9a Texas
150+ Varieties!!. See profile for list. Help me add more!
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I'm growing in Foley. I planted several varieties last March that I ordered online. Got my first flower last week on an unknown variety. Nice to know there's a fellow enthusiast in the area, I'll be separating my pups in the next few months, maybe we can do some trading. Here's a link for a video walkthrough of my project
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Welcome to the group!!! Post pics when you can!!
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Welcome aboard the Banana Express.
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