Banana Seeds

dimples31312(z8Guyton,GA)April 19, 2008

I have ordered some banana seeds Musa Coccinea-Red Banana and Pink Velveteen. Just wondering if anyone here has ever tried growing them and how well they did? Going to try them in containers and see what happens. Could be fun to try anyway. Something different for me. I'm in zone 8.

Thinks for any info.

Dorothy

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tey157(8b)

I've had a heck of a time trying to germinate some Musa veluntina, good luck!

    Bookmark   April 19, 2008 at 3:24PM
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tropicallvr(11)

They take a little more than your average seed, here's a link that should help.

Here is a link that might be useful: How to germinate Musa seed.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2008 at 12:47AM
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tropicallvr(11)

That last link was for indoor germination which people do in the winter, and sometime in the summer. If your temps outside are fluctuating right now(between, night-day), and your not freezing, then they will germinate outdoors with natural temp fluctuation.

The key to get them to germinate is the tempature fluctuation.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2008 at 12:52AM
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tey157(8b)

Okay, thanks!

    Bookmark   April 20, 2008 at 11:26AM
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dimples31312(z8Guyton,GA)

Thanks for the site. Lots of info.
Dorothy

    Bookmark   April 20, 2008 at 11:55AM
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