Musa '1780'

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Cultivar Name

Musa '1780'

Synonyms

Musa Bordelon?

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Description

1780 is a tall Zebrina. Great collector item

  • Genetic Group -

Origin

Origin can be traced back to Haiti on the island of Hispaniola. In 1783 it was brought to America by Claude Treme' and planted on his plantation near New Orleans. A start from the original mat in the Treme' neighborhood was transplanted to Laura Plantation in the late 1900s where a large mat grows today.

Usage

Dessert

Flowering

Cultivation

  • Mature Height - 10-12ft.
  • Survival Zone - Zone 9
  • Fruiting Zone -
  • Cold Hardiness General -
  • Wind - Wind tolerant.
  • Sun - Full sun to no less than 30% shade. Foliage growers should use 30%-60% shade.
  • Taste Description -
  • Personal Notes -
  • Growth tips - Soil with a good water holding capacity is needed. For best growth above 65°F is recommended.

Known Afflictions

  • Pests
    Borers, grasshoppers, and root nematodes.

Research Notes

Members Growing This Banana

External

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