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Red Banana


By Stan510

Red Banana (Ensete ventricosum  'maurelii')

After a good soaking,followed by a warm sunny day. A window of weather we get in the fall in the SF bay area.

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It looks great! I see your mango tree.

2 Nov, 2014


lol,that's it. My pride and joy. Had three fruit this year. Its pushing 6'..two years ago it was a 2' stick.

2 Nov, 2014


It's grown pretty quickly. Is it the 'Manila' variety?

3 Nov, 2014


Baileys Marvel...rootstock. The main graft died..the rootstock fruit isn't as large or colorful as the Baileys was. But my wife and niece said they were sweet. All three were gone before I got a taste.

3 Nov, 2014


That's the only thing that counts is that the fruit is good.

I know people who plant mangoes from seed and sometimes get really good fruit. This is how all the varieties were discovered, by chance seedlings.

4 Nov, 2014

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