Musa Sumatrana X Gran Nain (cross)

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Cultivar Name

Musa sumatrana (Gran Nain Cross)

Synonyms

Pictures

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Description

This is a very unusual hybrid with the coloring of the sumatrana and the grow habit of the 'Gran Nain'. The plant is short and stout 7-10 feet, with wide maroon variegated leaves that make it a prized landscape specimen. Has small seedless fruit.

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Origin

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Usage

Type desert and ornamental

Flowering

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Cultivation

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7-10 feet

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9-10

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Wind tolerant

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Full sun not less than 30% shade Grows best above 65F

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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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