Gros Michel Banana – Live Plant
The plants are anywhere from between 6″-12″+” tall and are planted in 2″ pots.
For those of you who remember Gros Michel Bananas, these delicious plants were the market production bananas of the world prior to 1960’s where the Panama Disease nearly wiped out this type of banana.
This is a Rare find for the home grower and a must have for the Banana connoisseur.
This banana once was the main export banana to Europe and North America and grown in South America and Africa. In the 1950′s Panama disease wiped out vast numbers of Gros Michel Banana plantations. It has survived in some parts of the world including the plant bank growing grounds.
In the 1960’s the banana industry moved to a cavendish type banana typically known as the Chiquita Banana. Not as fragrant or tasty as the Gros Michel but it is typically what you see at the grocery store.