Patupi Banana – Short Cycle Banana – Rare Banana from Papua New Guinea
This is also known as “Kokopo”.
Excellent flavor and texture with an incredible tropical aroma and orange flesh.
A vigorous and fast growing plant that produces 30 lb bunches.
Bloom to Harvest is 5 to 6 weeks, which is great for areas with a short growing season.
It is relatively thin and lightweight which is desirable for members growing in pots.
A 3 ft tall or taller Patupi planted in the Spring should produce fruit during the Summer.
Time To Bloom – Approx: 5 to 7 month
Bloom To Harvest – Approx: 5 to 6 weeks
Plants are 4″-8″+ tall, planted in 2″ pots.
Cultivated from a USDA Plant Bank Specimen.