parthans red banana

poiuy704(8 B.C. Can)July 24, 2008

has anyone heard of or grown this variety, our local garden center has them on 3/$10.00 but no one there could give me any info on its growing habits, hardiness, etc.

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Never heard of it.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2008 at 5:32PM
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Just got 3 myself. Lady at the store said it will go about 15ft and similar to basjoo. I like the red so I dont mind how tall they go. Just going to put them in today and hope they overwinter. Im sure they will turn out just beautiful

    Bookmark   September 8, 2008 at 1:03PM
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steve_nc_7b(7b NC)

Any one have a picture of one? I searched the web, and found no info on it at. What does it look like?

    Bookmark   September 14, 2008 at 5:32AM
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It was sold in the UK as Red Musa basjoo. It proved to just be a red stemmed banana, with no cold hardiness.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2008 at 8:37AM
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poiuy704(8 B.C. Can)

tropicallvr are you saying that it is a tropical variety that won't take a frost? If so I guess I'll be packing them away with the others. I'll leave one in the ground to see what happens over winter, at $3.33 each I don't mind experimenting.
Glenik are you in the Chilliwack area? I'd be interested to know if yours make it through the upcoming winter and what you do for winter protection.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2008 at 8:37PM
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Yeah, they seem to be a tropical type from what others have found out by testing it, but like you said at that price it's a great deal for any banana.

    Bookmark   September 27, 2008 at 2:23PM
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