BANANA Musa – African Rhino Horn banana
This variety is a tall plantain with long, strongly curved fruits up to 2′ long and weighing 2 pounds. Grows 15′ to 18′ and will have maroon coloring in the pseudostem and petioles. Fruits may be cooked or eaten out of hand when fully ripened. Shipping charges are computed at the actual cost of the postage. NOT FOR EXPORT.
BANANA Musa – Cavendish dwarf
This banana grows to 6′ and produces edible bananas similar to those in your supermarket. Its boat shaped leaves are 4′ wide and 6′ long. Requires constant warmth, high humidity, 12 hrs. bright light & well draing soil mixture.. Complete growing instructions are sent with all orders. Our low shipping charge is based on the actual cost of the postage. NOT FOR EXPORT.
BANANA Musa – Double, also known as Mahoi
Stout trunk. Grows to 8′. Sweet tasting, similar to Cavendish. Called Double because its second generation can produce two or more large heads of fruit simultaneously and may weigh over 100 lb. Shipping is based on the actual postal cost of sending. NOT FOR EXPORT.
BANANA Musa – Goldfinger banana
Excellent, sweet flavor. Grows to 14′ . A cultivar with much potential developed from a commercial breeding project. Aside from having an outstanding flavor it is more resistant to wind, cold, and diseases. Our low shipping charge is based on the actual postage rate. NOT FOR EXPORT.
BANANA Musa – Grand nain
A truly outstanding fruit. Matures at 6 ‘ to 8’. Produces large heads of heavy fruit. The bananas remain solid green in color. Our low shipping charge is based on the actual weight of the order. NOT FOR EXPORT.
BANANA Musa – Itinerans var gigantea banana
This sought after giant grows to 40 feet and can develop a base of 20 inches wide. It is not as cold hardy as the Musa Basjoo but in the mountainous forest region of South China it routinely has had temperatures around 28F degrees. More attractive than Basjoo, this vigourous grower develops a powdery blue-green coating over much of the trunk and leaf petioles which remains for several years until eventually turning a pinkish-bronze color. Its blunt shaped fruits are pink to light purple.The fruit is not considered edible. Fertilize this variety lightly with every watering. NOT FOR EXPORT.
BANANA Musa – Maurelii / Ensete maurelii
Maurelii is a desirable ornamental that develops broad leaves with a pink-bronze color and a trunk that becomes bright burgundy-red. A beautiful sight. It matures variously at 15′ to 20′ . We ship well rooted rhizomes. NOT FOR EXPORT.
BANANA Musa – Mysore banana
Tall – to 15′. A popular variety from the Mysore region of India. Reddish trunk. Produces densely clustered small, sweet bananas with a hint of tartness. The underside of the leaves is lightly pink. NOT FOR EXPORT. Our low shipping costs are determined after we have packed and weighed the order and we charge only the actual postage.
BANANA Musa – Orinoco banana
Grows 16′ – 20′ and produces 10″ fruits which have an angular shape. This variety is the first to be grown in the U.S. having arrived in south Florida in 1610. The fruits are usually cooked but may be eaten out of hand when quite ripe. This vigourous grower produces very heavy hands of fruit which often require support. Not for export.
BANANA Musa – ROJO, Blood banana
This ornamental banana grows to 4 ‘. Its colorful leaves are green with wine overlay and the underside is bright maroon as is the trunk. It requires filtered sunlight not direct sun. Also is known as Zebrina. Shipping charges are computed by the actual cost of the postage. NOT FOR EXPORT.