Musa Dwarf French (plantain)

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Cultivar Name

Musa 'dwarf french'

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Description

This sport of 'French Plantain' is very prolific, it produces larger bunches of fruit than the French Plantain but with smaller fingers. It is tolerant of wilt and less susceptible to wind damage. From tissue culture it will fruit in 10-11 months. The fruit takes 60 to 75 days to ripen. It will sucker in 3 to 5 month.

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Origin

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Usage

Cooking

Flowering

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Cultivation

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5-6 feet

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9-10

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Wind tolerant

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Known Afflictions

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Research Notes

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Members Growing This Banana

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