Musa Pitogo

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Cultivar Name

Musa 'pitogo'

Synonyms

Pictures

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(credit the flying dutchman)

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(credit Richard)

Description

'Pitogo' is a very unusual banana It has a solid green pseudostem 10 to 12 feet in height. Banana resemble tennis balls in size and shape, they are round not elongated. 'Pitogo' is a must for serious collectors.

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Origin

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Usage

Desert banana, excellent flavor

Flowering

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Cultivation

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10-12 feet

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8-10

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Known Afflictions

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Borers, grasshoppers and root nematodes

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Panama disease and black sigatoka

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Research Notes

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Members Growing This Banana

External

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