a baby! a baby! a red zebrina baby!

embolton0620August 6, 2014

I first saw a red banana at a botanical garden and wanted one so bad. Bought one at a little roadside flower shop and it has been putting out new leaves like crazy! Well just this morning I noticed this tiny little baby! I am so extremely excited!

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embolton0620

A closeup. =)

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 7:30PM
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embolton0620

Mama and baby!

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 7:35PM
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subtropix

Zebrinas, though quite tropical (so not great cold tolerance), but they ARE robust bananas.

Maybe it was just mine but have not had such great luck with the 'Ruby Red' species (if you are familiar with that one).

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 11:02AM
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lucillle

Such a cute baby too! Congratulations!!

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 11:08AM
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Jason J

Gorgeous banana! I just bought one that is in horrible shape from the clearance bin at Lowes....he has nice strong roots so I am also hoping, preying and crossing stuff for a baby!

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 8:26PM
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christine1950

Congrats on your new baby!!!!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2014 at 12:03PM
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islandbreeze

Nice looking mother plant. My zebrina always seems to pup like crazy, maybe 9 plants in all, but the main plant never seems to get that big.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2014 at 2:15PM
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embolton0620

Thank you all so much! I'm so happy about my baby. For those of you who have a banana also, I hope it will do great and make many babies! This is my first ever banana plant by the way. =)

    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 11:14PM
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