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Musa yunnanensis yongpingensis 'Tibet'

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25th September 2018

The Yunnan Banana was first described in 2005. In habitat in Yunnan it grows in the shade of tropical montane forest (Wikipedia). Light levels are lower here, it does well in the open. The variety M. y. var. yongpingensis is only known from a cultivated population growing close to the border with Burma. It was described in 2008.

25th September 2021

A couple of years ago I planted a short section of hedge with offsets and I have been very pleased with the result.