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jpfloors 03-27-2008 11:43 AM

Pisang Ceylon Height?
 
Does anyone know how tall a Pisang Ceylon gets?

Richard 03-27-2008 12:35 PM

Re: Pisang Ceylon Height?
 
The data I have is: Twelve to sixteen feet tall in zones 9/10.

pitangadiego 03-28-2008 12:53 AM

Re: Pisang Ceylon Height?
 
In San Diego, it is up there with Manzano, and Saba at about 14-15'. Also quite slender, so it needs propping. Nice bright-fruity flavor, not unlike Mona Lisa, but sweeter. Taste-tested very well at the Farmer's market.

MediaHound 03-28-2008 02:31 PM

Re: Pisang Ceylon Height?
 
I just updated the wiki with the info, as there was nothing stated for height nor taste, tyvm.

Musa Pisang Ceylon - Bananas Wiki

jpfloors 03-28-2008 02:39 PM

Re: Pisang Ceylon Height?
 
Thanks Jarred, I also added under Wind that it has a very thin p-stem and might need propping during fruiting/flowering. Friend of mine that works at a nursery said a friend of his that's a banana expert said that it's one of the 5 best tasting desert bananas in the world.... also mentioned in that 5 Rajipuri, Ice Cream... I can't remember the rest he said. I'll have to ask again.

pitangadiego 03-28-2008 11:13 PM

Re: Pisang Ceylon Height?
 






When "folded by the wind" but still ripend fine.





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