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khoi1976

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Asian banana varieties (small)
« on: December 09, 2017, 01:06:37 PM »
whatís the best Asian banana  varieties (small size) . I want to plant some but donít know what the best varieties to plant .

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Re: Asian banana varieties (small)
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2017, 01:16:10 PM »
I recommend Dwarf Namwah

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Re: Asian banana varieties (small)
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2017, 01:19:24 PM »
  I bought a banana tree from a guy in Fullerton . He called it Chuoi Su  and it wasn't very tall . Less than 10 feet with a bunch of fruit. I was impressed by the size of the plant and the bunch size so I bought a tree from him .

 William

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Re: Asian banana varieties (small)
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2017, 09:45:50 PM »
there are small trees, and there are also small fruit... anything with the keyword Dwarf will be small tree.  Dwarf Williams is a much better performer than Dwarf Namwa for the size, much more resilient.  However I have a lot of Dwarf Namwa planted, and they will go super dwarf if you don't prune back suckers, however the more dwarf they go the smaller the bananas and smaller the racks will be.  Talking about 2-3 bunches per rack at 3 feet tall.  Pruned Dwarf Namwa will be more like 7-8 bunches per rack.  Dwarf Namwa taste is excellent, however when they are most beautiful they are only  semi-ripe, they need to blacken a bit to be fully ripe, very thin skin when fully ripe.  They have a very sweet taste with very little starch when ripe.  When semi-ripe they are bit latexy, but at that stage they are good for cleaning your digestive tract.


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Re: Asian banana varieties (small)
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2017, 09:50:38 PM »
super dwarf namwa, fun for the kids




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Re: Asian banana varieties (small)
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2017, 10:15:45 PM »
Not only for kids  ;) I like them in pancakes for breakfast.

It makes you lips sticky if not good ripe.

 

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