Musa '1000 fingers'

Musa ‘1000 fingers’

Musa ‘1000 fingers’ is a very fast growing variety of banana, up to 2 m in one season. The inflorescence and bunch are very long, reaching the ground.

The bunch contains numerous small bananas, hence the name fingers ‘1000 fingers’.

The bananas are edible and very sweet.

Description:

This medium-sized banana (2-3 m) is a very fast grower.

The inflorescence is very long: up to 2.5 m. The banana bunch contains numerous small seedless bananas of 4 cm long that taste sweet.

Hardiness:

USDA zone 9, -5 °C

Soil:

Rich and moist

Height:

3 m

Exposure:

Full sun

Propagation:

Suckers

Care:

  • frequent watering and feeding
  • shelter from wind

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