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Musa 'Dwarf Cavendish'

CATEGORY  Musa

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Most Popular Greenhouse Banana
  • Produces Sweet Fruit
  • Winters Well Indoors
availability: 1080
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HEIGHT:

6-7 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

ZONE:

8-11

PURPOSE:

· Health
· Food Production
· Aesthetics/Decor

APPLICATIONS:

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

FEATURES:

· Cold Tolerant
· Fast Growing
· Heat Tolerant

TYPE:

· Dessert (Raw)

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Red
· Green

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Hawaii
· Puerto Rico

The most popular greenhouse banana, will bear bunches with up to 90 bananas, each slightly shorter than the grocery store varieties. It will grow to about 8 feet (10 feet outdoors in South Florida) and has a solid heavy trunk. Juvenile leaves will have some reddish-purple markings, but later leaves will be all green. This Musa is a fast grower with great appeal to the mass market.

Fruit Grower Information

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PURPOSE:

· Health
· Food Production
· Aesthetics/Decor

APPLICATIONS:

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

FEATURES:

· Cold Tolerant
· Fast Growing
· Heat Tolerant

TYPE:

· Dessert (Raw)

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Red
· Green

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Hawaii
· Puerto Rico

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