Musa Namwah

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Cultivar Name

Musa 'namwah'

Synonyms

Pictures

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(credit the flying dutchman)

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(credit Gabe15)

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(credit Gabe15)

Description

This banana from Thailand is the most commonly grown cultivar in that country. It is drought resistant and vigorous. 'Namwah' reaches 10 to 14 feet in height.


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Origin

Thailand

  • Date realized in trade -

Usage

Desert banana

Flowering

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  • Time To Harvest -

Cultivation

  • Mature Height -

10-14 feet

  • Survival Zone -

9-10

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  • Cold Hardiness -
  • Wind -
  • Sun -

Full sun

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Known Afflictions

  • Pests -

Borers, grasshoppers and root nematodes

  • Susceptible Diseases -

Panama disease and black sigatoka

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Research Notes

  • Links to useful discussion threads in the forum:
  • Typical Price Range -

Members Growing This Banana

External

  • Sources