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Dwarf Orinoco Banana (Musa )

Categorized as: Banana,Edible Fruit/Nuts

May 06, 2010 | 7872 Views | 0 Comments

Dwarf Orinoco Banana Musa 'Dwarf Orinoco' is a small vigorous banana plant that is solid green and has a thick stem. It is a heavy bearer of thick skinned fruit of very good eating quality. There is very little curvature to the fruit and the fruit can ripen on the plant without splitting. The plant is hardy and withstands cold temperatures and wind, but must be supported when carrying large heads of fruit.

Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa
Species: None Identified
Cultivar: Dwarf Orinoco

Dwarf Orinoco Banana


USDA Zone 7b: to 5 °F
USDA Zone 8a: to 10 °F
USDA Zone 8b: to 15 °F
USDA Zone 9a: to 20 °F
USDA Zone 9b: to 25 °F


4-6 ft.
6-8 ft.

Light Exposure:

Full Sun
10% to 40% Shade

Growth Rate:


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