Musa Helen's Hybrid

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Cultivar Name

Musa 'Helen's Hybrid'

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Pictures

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leaf pattern on Helens Hybrid


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(credit Mark Hall)

Helens Hybrid

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(credit Mark Hall)

Undersite of leaf

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Description

A new type of banana. It is a cross between Musa sikkimensis and Musa (AB Group)'Chini Champa'. It is a quick sprouter from seed. Extreme vigour and fast growing even at low temps. It is dark green with red underside of leaves and powdry upperside. Leaf shape is more like M. balbisiana than regular M. sikkimensis. Also leaves are not as variegated as M. sikkimensis. Stems are thinner giving a elegant appearance. It promisis to be a cold hardy edible banana.

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Eumusa, 2n=22

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Usage

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Members Growing This Banana

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