Snow Banana

bananaplanter(6a)August 31, 2006

Hi- Has anyone ever planted snow bananas? I just got one but will keep it indoors until nezt spring, was wondering if anyone has overwintered one in the Rhode Island area. Thanks

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gardenguy_(z6b PA)

Never heard of a snow banana???

    Bookmark   August 31, 2006 at 11:27PM
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dilbert(z5 IL)

I have no experience other than seeds not germinating.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2006 at 5:10PM
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mrbungalow(Z8, SW-Norway)

Ensete Glaucum is the proper name. It is not hardy at all, in spite of its name. Grows well in heat, but Ensete venctricosum is much more tolerant of cool weather.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2006 at 7:03PM
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bananaplanter(6a)

Thanks for the info!

    Bookmark   September 1, 2006 at 10:05PM
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