It is doing really well, Kitty. I have one about that size (although it's hard to be sure the size of yours) and a runt and I started mine way before your one! I think they only develop colour later. If I remember correctly, yours is Ensete so will be red. Mine is a Musa 'Tiger Stripes' but no sign of the stripes yet.
you are right about that it is a ensete but i bought musa seeds as well. what is thedifference between the musa and ensete. some of musa have a beautiful flower that i bought from seedaholic
that is from the first seeds i got from thompson and morgan so far it is the only one that germinated that is why i am wondering if the others are duds. didnt get around to doing it as my brother is very ill in hospital so havent been doing much on site or in the garden
Kitty i am sorry to hear about your brother i hope he will recover very soon i will light a candle for him, your garden will wait and survive until you can get back to it with a clear and happy mind that your brother is well
Gosh, Kitty, I hope your brother gets better really soon.
How is your back these days?
sorry to hear about your brother kitty,hope he gets well soon.
Kitty, I am sorry to hear about your recent troubles.
Congratulations on geat gardening skills
thank you all. jacinta my back is still not great waiting for scan at the moment on painkillers so its kind of helping
Kitty, just catching up on journals here. I hope your brother makes a good recovery.
Well done with your Ensete seedling, I'm still waiting on a batch of them to sprout.
As for how they differ, Musa will sucker from the base eventually form a clump. Each stem will flower and ultimately die but others will grow to replace it. Ensete only grows one stem and very rarely suckers. It will eventually, after many years flower and then the whole plant will die so is monocarpic, but you won't have to wory about that for some time yet. :-)
thank you conrad i was really curious when i saw the two names and wondered why? and what is difference. now i know thanks again
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