Help me ID this banana plant

Conor_S.(6)August 18, 2014

I just picked up this banana plant this morning and all the tag said was banana plant $8.99. I was wondering if anyone knew the type of banana it was. Any info would be great, I will post more pictures too.

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Conor_S.(6)

Here is a picture of a young leaf

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 1:23AM
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christine1950

Looks like a Zebrina to me

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 8:32AM
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lac1361(z9a Lake Charles, LA)

On Zebrina, the underside of the leaf should be maroon. Those splotches on the leaves lead me to believe it is something in the Cavendish family.

Steve

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 9:34AM
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christine1950

Steve is right, I just checked my Zebrina and the undersides of the leaves are maroon.I tried LOL....
Christine

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 9:40AM
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lac1361(z9a Lake Charles, LA)

If you bought the banana in one of the big box stores, the most likely contender is Musa "Super Dwarf Cavendish".

Steve

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 10:55AM
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Conor_S.(6)

Thank you everyone I now believe it is a super dwarf cavendish. Thanks for your help.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 2:00PM
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