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Musa 'Mysore' - Mysore Banana

Musa 'Mysore' - Mysore Banana (Musa 'Mysore' - Mysore Banana)

My 20+ foot/ 6+ meters tall Mysore banana blew down today. Most of California has had very strong Santa Ana Winds for almost 2 days. Very rarely do my banana plants blow down when they don't have heavy fruit on them. However, many trees blew over today in many areas of Southern CA.

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OOOOOOooo No Delonix :(

29 Oct, 2009



I guess this plants will not flower or develop
bananas...and it's my favorite tasting lady finger bananas. : > (

29 Oct, 2009



29 Oct, 2009


How sad for you Andy........its always the favorites that seem to get hit.....

29 Oct, 2009


Jacque, Milky:

I cut the top down to about 7 feet...and in the hour I was working outside it grew about 2 inches/ 5 cm out of the stump. I forgot if a banana hasn't bloomed it will still grow and put out leaves...even if the stalk if cut. I may get bananas after all. : > )

Mysore banana plant's ultimate height is between 15 - 18 feet/ 4.6 - 5.5 meters tall. It's was amazing this one grew more than 20 feet/ 6 meters tall.

30 Oct, 2009


Sorry to see your banana blown down it looks a wonderful quickly
will it re grow?

30 Oct, 2009



Bananas are extremely fast growing plants. During Spring, Summer, and Fall they can grow a full leaf in less than a week. In winter they slow down and grow only 1 to 3 leaves a month...depending on how warm the weather is.

30 Oct, 2009


So not all is lost. Back next year?

30 Oct, 2009



It is growing back now. Bananas grow here all
year..and there's several pups in back of this
plant also.

31 Oct, 2009


5cm an hour! you will be picking bananas in no time.

1 Nov, 2009



It has grown in 3 days more than 10 inches / 25.5 cm. -- I'll have to measure it to confirm it's actually grown this much though.

1 Nov, 2009

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