Musa White Iholene

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Cultivar Name

Musa 'white iholene'

Synonyms

Pictures

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Description

'White Iholene' is a beautiful medium size 14 to 16 feet plant that is light green in color with waxy flakes of excess chitin that give it a whitish look. Undersides of leaves are light maroon. The newly emerged bananas are light yellow. When the fruit matures it darkens to a light orange color with pulp the same color. The fruit can be eaten out of hand or cooked.

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Origin

N/A

  • Date realized in trade -

Usage

Flowering

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Cultivation

Type desert

  • Mature Height -

14-16 feet

  • Survival Zone -

8-10

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  • Cold Hardiness -
  • Wind -

Wind tolerant

  • Sun -

Full sun to no less than 30% shade Foliage growers should use 30-60% shade

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  • Growth tips -

The soil must have a good water holding capacity

Known Afflictions

  • Pests -

Borers, grasshoppers and root nematodes

  • Susceptible Diseases -

Panama disease and black sigatoka

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Research Notes

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Members Growing This Banana

External

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