Date: Sun, 24.12.06 15:37
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RN> Roy Witt wrote in a message to Roger Nelson:
RW>> I just peeled one from the store and it had a crack to it when I
RW>> bit off a chunk. Looked like it had a stem running down the middle.
RW>> It was black and was about a 1/4 inch in diameter. I think these
RW>> are from Brazil.
RN> They probably are. The home-grown ones in this area are sweeter than
RN> the store-bought ones.
They have sweet bananas here for .40 cents a pound more than the regulars.
RW>> They're pretty hardy, but if you have frost during the fall and
RW>> winter that lasts a long time, they probably wouldn't last long.
RW>> They would survive though if you take them in. They live here
RW>> because the weather isn't that cold for very long when it does get
RW>> cold here.
RN> No frost yet, although we should have had it a couple of weeks ago
RN> when the temps dropped into the high-20s.
It's got to stay around longer. A couple of weeks of that should do it.
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