Musa Pisang Ceylon

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Cultivar Name

Musa pisang 'ceylon' Musa 'Mysore' Musa 'Misi Luki'

Synonyms

Pictures

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Description

Pisang Ceylon is a 'Mysore'.

  • Genetic Group - AAB

Origin

  • Date realized in trade -

Usage

Desert banana

Flowering

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  • Time To Harvest -

Cultivation

  • Mature Height - 12-16 feet tall in zones 9/10. 14-15' reported in San Diego.
  • Survival Zone - 8-10
  • Fruiting Zone -
  • Cold Hardiness -
  • Wind - Very wind hardy. Has a very thick p-stem.
  • Sun - Full sun
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  • Growth tips - It may need propping.


Known Afflictions

  • Pests - Borers, grasshoppers and root nematodes
  • Susceptible Diseases - Panama disease and black sigatoka
  • Resistant Diseases - Banana streak virus

Research Notes

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  • Typical Price Range -

Members Growing This Banana

External

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