Musa Chini Champa

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Cultivar Name

Musa 'chini champa'

Musa x Paradisiaca 'safet velchi'

Synonyms

Mysore Group

ChiniChampa

CheniChampa

CheeniChampa

Ney Poovan Group

Safet Velchi

Elakki

Bale

Kisubi

Sukari

Champa-kala

Pictures

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Description

This is an EUMUSA from the Ney Poovan group. It can grow up to 10 feet or more with a green/yellow stem. It has a pink-purple flower. It produces sharped curved yellow bananas.

Cheni Champa (AAB)(Mysore subgroup) is one of the hardiest medium tall banana cultivar, resistant to Fusarium wilt and fairly resistant to bunchy top disease with small size fruits, thin peel, creamy pulp and sub-acid taste.


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AB

Origin

NE India. Himalyan foothills. Grown by local farmers in villages around Kalimpong, West Bengal. Edible fruits sold in local markets.

West Bengal - Champa (Mysore) Assam - Chenichampa (Mysore)


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Usage

Flowering

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Cultivation

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10 feet or more

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  • Cold Hardiness - Zone 8 with care.
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Research Notes

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Members Growing This Banana

External


http://www.theglobaljournals.com/ijar/file.php?val=August_2013_1375511242_1c067_13.pdf

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