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Musa 'FHIA-3 Sweet Heart'

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ripe fruit has apple flavor
  • Excellent taste when cooked green
  • Grows well in a range of conditions
  • Good disease resistance
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HEIGHT:

8-11 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

ZONE:

9-11

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Health
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Focal Point
· Containers
· Patio & Garden
· Specimen
· Edible Garden

FEATURES:

· Heat Tolerant
· Fast Growing

TYPE:

· Dessert (Raw)

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Puerto Rico
· Hawaii

The hybrid FHIA-03 'Sweet Heart' is a dwarf cooking banana of the "Bluggue" type. 'Sweet Heart' banana is a tetraploid that does not produce seed. It is a short strong plant that can support 110 lbs. of fruit without anything propping it up. This hybrid is resistant to the Panama disease fungus, Black Sigatoka Fungus and to the Moko wilt bacteria. FHIA-03 can produce in poor soils and is tolerant to prolonged periods of drought. It can be adapted to higher altitudes too.

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Health
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Focal Point
· Containers
· Patio & Garden
· Specimen
· Edible Garden

FEATURES:

· Heat Tolerant
· Fast Growing

TYPE:

· Dessert (Raw)

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Puerto Rico
· Hawaii

GROWING INFO:
4" Crop Time: 4-6 wks
6" Crop Time: 6-10 wks
8" Crop Time: 10-14 wks
12" Crop Time: 14-18 wks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5


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