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Tropical Zone Gardening: Pink, seedy bananas?

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Molamola
Christiansted, VI
(Zone 11)

January 12, 2010
1:52 PM

Post #7454732

Anyone have or tried one of these? Claims sweet fruit...

http://www.rarexoticseeds.com/musa-velutina-seeds-pink-velvet-banana-seeds.html

Metrosideros

Metrosideros
Keaau, HI


January 12, 2010
9:20 PM

Post #7456151

It's sweet, but you get a mouthful of buckshot-like seeds!
Molamola
Christiansted, VI
(Zone 11)

January 12, 2010
10:19 PM

Post #7456341

well, that's what I figger... you've tried this beastie?

Metrosideros

Metrosideros
Keaau, HI


January 12, 2010
10:56 PM

Post #7456453

Yes, it's not worth the trouble for food, but is a nice compact landscaping plant.
Molamola
Christiansted, VI
(Zone 11)

January 12, 2010
10:59 PM

Post #7456467

OK, thanks!
Beach_Barbie
Kure Beach, NC
(Zone 9a)

January 19, 2010
1:53 AM

Post #7474728

Well, poo. I got one of these last Fall and was hoping to enjoy the fruit. No big problem though, the blooms look like they'll be worth it.
Barb

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