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Banana, Pearl

Banana, Pearl

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Regular price $75.00 USD
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ABOUT THIS PLANT

Botanic Name: Musa x
Common Names: Pearl, Banana,

Lifespan: Perennial
Growth Structure: 8 to 12 ft stalks in a clump

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CARE INSTRUCTIONS

Bananas prefer moist soil but will rot if planted in water-logged soil. Make sure to plant your tree in a sunny location that also gets some afternoon shade and that is protected from high winds.

DESCRIPTION

A very productive Southern California banana variety, the Pearl banana has been growing at The Growing Home for 20+ years. As it happens periodically, we are unsure of the variety, so The Growing Home named it Pearl in honor of Rishi's mother. 

This banana plant has short palms that produce large, heavy bunches of bananas (80lbs+ on the larger side). Fruit are slightly longer in length (8 to 10 inches) than Manzano, but narrower. The fruit has taste similar to store bananas (Cavendish), but richer in every way- smoother texture, creamier, more complex flavor. It is a highly recommended unknown variety. 

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