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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 10-13-2014, 09:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Musa velutina - A 5 Degree Banana

Musa velutina plants can take 5 degrees without protection here in Arkansas. That was the temp at ground level last winter. They emerged in the spring perfectly. Here is a photo collage of my velutina over the years.

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