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Old 06-20-2009, 01:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Potting up & bringing in bananas indoors each year, losing some, some restarting from pups ... I've lost track of which varieties a lot of them are, but all would be either velutina or ornata. The leaves look really similar, esp. on the pups, so I was just wondering if/how I might tell them apart or can that be done only when they flower?

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Old 07-13-2009, 06:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As far as I can tell looking at the wiki, ornata has a reddish stripe running along the main stem of each leaf, and velutina does not... have any photos?

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