Musa - 'FHIA-01 Goldfinger' - Banana Tree

Musa - 'FHIA-01 Goldfinger' - Banana Tree

  • $28.00


Musa - 'FHIA-01 Goldfinger' - Banana Tree

Description

This auction is for one (1) Musa - 'FHIA-01 Goldfinger' Banana tree. A recent product of the banana breeding program in Honduras, this cultivar has commercial potential. It has a high wind resistance, some cold tolerance, and excellent disease resistance with  strong pseudostem and base. It is an outstanding producer of delicious tasting bananas that are reminiscent of one of its parents, Musa 'Dwarf Prata'. It may be eaten as a fresh fruit when ripe and boiled or fried when green. The fruit has an apple flavor.

These 5" plants come in 2.5" x 2.5" x 3.5" deep pots.

Cultivation

This is a fast growing variety of Musa. Can be grown in full or partial sun. pH 5.8 - 6.2. Mature height of 10-12', smaller in containers. Hardiness zone  9-11.