Musa Mona Lisa

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Cultivar Name

Musa 'FHIA-2'

Synonyms

Mona Lisa

Pictures

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Description

This banana has been marketed as a 'pesticide-free' banana in Canada. The fruit is to be eaten fresh, it is ripe when it is greenish yellow in color. It has a good cold-tolerance and wind resistance. Mature height 7-12 Ft. Another variety that is very simular to 'Goldfinger', tough with a heritage very similar to Cavendish. Has green foliage. It is a fast re-cropper. Whereas 'Goldfinger' can take a full 18 months to bear after its first crop, this form can bear another crop the following year(under favorable conditions). Resistant to disease, robust, drought resistant. This variety is highly ornamental. Clusters range in the 30-80 Lb range.

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Origin

Lima Honduras

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Usage

Fresh

Fresh

Flowering

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Cultivation

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7-12 feet

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8-10

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Cold tolerant

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Wind resistant

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Known Afflictions

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Research Notes

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Members Growing This Banana

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External

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