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Musa Bordelon Banana (Musa )

Categorized as: Banana

May 06, 2010 | 7613 Views | 0 Comments

Musa Bordelon Banana Musa Bordelon was first discovered in the Louisiana town of Bordelonville. This cultivar slightly resembles Musa acuminate Zebrine, aka the 'Blood Banana.' Large ornamental foliage has maroon splotches on the upper surface and even more maroon on the underside. Musa Bordelon also grows taller so it has more impact than the Blood Banana. Readily produces flowers and makes seeded and inedible fruit.

Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa
Species: None Identified
Cultivar: Bordelon


Musa Bordelon Banana

Hardiness:

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

Height:

8-10 ft.
10-12 ft.
12-15 ft.

Light Exposure:

Full Sun
10% to 40% Shade
40% to 60% Shade

Growth Rate:

Fast



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