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Old 06-07-2015, 11:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Old 06-07-2015, 04:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That is a mighty cool plant....
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I like that..
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This plant is correctly known as Musa laterita, it is a distinct species from Musa ornata.
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M. laterita is still my most reliable ornamental banana for flowering.
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How large can this plant get, let's say in a pot?
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Circa 1990, I grew it in a 10" pot and kept it short by treating with the growth regulator, Bonzi (paclobutrazol):

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Circa 1990, I grew it in a 10" pot and kept it short by treating with the growth regulator, Bonzi (paclobutrazol):

Nice short plant.......
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