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PlantFiles: Banana
Musa 'Lady Finger'

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Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa (MEW-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lady Finger

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 27, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Just Fruits and Exotics: " From the Canary Islands comes one of the world's favorite gourmet delights, the Lady Finger Banana. Cold hardy and grows 12-15 feet. When ripe, this small, very plump, cigar-shaped banana is thin-skinned, crunchy, creamy and absolutely delicious. Zones 8A-10."

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Deridder, Louisiana
St John, Mississippi



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