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Old 09-16-2012, 07:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Great photos as usual Jeff.
I know this is an old thread, but Jeff you may have answered a question I asked about this banana. Does this grow well in the tropics? The question is, is this place you visited in the lowlands or at some elevation.
Brod, Sorry for the late response. These bananas grow very well in the lowland tropics. The photos of the Toucan eating the bananas were taken at a friends house who lives a couple hundred feet above sea level. We also have them here at Akira Reserve at sea level and they grow very well and fruit regularly.
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Have you seen any other wild animals eating the dasycarpa fruit?
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Default Re: Toucan eating Musa dasycarpa

You have toucans, right there, in your friend's yard. I would have to go to the zoo to see one lol
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