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Banana Seed Germination Forum As one of the toughest seeds in the plant kingdom to figure out the keys to germination success with, this is a forum with banana seed germination tips. Please entitle posts like "Musa balbisiana," or "Musa cheesmani," etc. People would then post a reply under that heading, sharing their germination successes (and failures), what materials and methods they used, germination percentage, etc.

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Old 07-03-2007, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default roots but no stems

A couple of years back I planted a batch of M Velutina seeds.

Very rapidly they filled their pots with roots, but never produced any stems above the soil, then eventually after a few months of root growing they died.

Other M Velutina seeds I have planted have never done this.

Does anyone knw anything about why they did this, or were they just a batch of mutant seeds?
There is no such thing as can't grow it - but the determination required may lose you your partner, family and friends - but does that matter?.
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Old 07-03-2007, 05:52 PM   #2 (permalink)

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Default Re: roots but no stems

Thats pretty odd, don't know...
Apologies in advance if I am slow to reply to your PM. I suggest posting in the forums for support if you need something urgent.
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