Musa Sumatrana Zebrina

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Species Name

Musa acuminata ssp. Zebrina (this banana is not Musa acuminata ssp. Sumatrana)

Synonyms

Blood Banana

Pictures

Description

  • Genetic Group -

Origin

  • Date realized in trade -

Usage

ornamental

Flowering

  • Time To Bloom -

Summer to Fall

  • Time To Harvest -
  • Self Fertile*

Cultivation

  • Mature Height -

3'x 3'

  • Survival Zone -
  • Fruiting Zone -
  • Cold Hardiness -

30F(1C)

  • Wind -

Wind tolerant

  • Sun -

Full sun to no more than 30% shade Temperatures best over 65F

  • Taste Description -
  • Personal Notes -
  • Growth tips -

Known Afflictions

  • Pests -

Borers, grasshoppers and root nematodes

  • Susceptible Diseases -

Panama disease and black sigatoka

  • Resistant Diseases -
  • FERTILIZATION -

Annually

  • WATER USAGE -

Semi-Moist

  • PRUNING -

No pruning required

Research Notes

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

Members Growing This Banana

External

42.33399404, -89.02815521, 86 miles west of Chicago User:buzzwinder 30.358378689907, -90.065488815308, User:tommymacluckie

  • Sources