Specimen in Sarasota, Florida
age : 6 month from 1 sucker. Growth very fast.
this is 2nd picture of Musa velutina
My favorite too! A favorite of Rufous-tailed humming birds.Self-peeling!
I purchased this late june when it was about 10".
After flowering in September, there were seven tiny bananas growing, but then they froze in December.
A mature patch of Musa velutina at the JC Raulston Arboretum, September 2012
Norfolk Botanical Garden. Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com/