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Cold Hardy Bananas This forum is dedicated to the discussion of bananas that are able to grow and thrive in cold areas. You'll find lots of tips and discussions about keeping your bananas over the winter.


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Old 10-06-2016, 05:17 PM   #41 (permalink)
 
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Tytaylor: I will do VC updates next year!

So my dwarf orinoco is pretty much done making small fruits. The picture below was taken this morning. Every day, another petal falls off and so do the tiny flowers. Several rounded abdomen wasps are still on the flowers from morning till night!

I ended up with 4 hands and finger counts of 8, 8, 7, and 2 from top to bottom. So there is a potential to have 25 bananas before the first frost! This happens usually in mid-November.

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This year, I have another equally sized orinoco that I can experiment with that should fruit next summer. Hopefully with these tweaks and whatever ideas other people suggest, I can get more than 25 potential bananas next year!!!

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Erik G in Pennsylvania


Thanks for the pictures. I think these have identified my banana plants killed this past July by the power company. The banana hands and flower picture looks just like it was from my plants. The mats for the 30+ plants had been growing for 15 to 18 years. My plants were not the dwarfs but was a mid size with p-stem of 8 to 10 ft.
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