This is another natural hybrid of the Sikkimensis banana. also known as the Darjeeling Giant. It is fast growing, robust, and equally as cold hardy as M. Sikkimensis. A distinct character is that the fruits are semi-angular and bluntly rounded at the apex. The leaves are mostly purple with the underside purple in juvenile stage. The pulp is sweetbut laden ith angular stone-like seeds. Plant at a depth of 3/4" using well draining soil mix. Keep warm, damp and in bright light with high humidity. Fertilize weekly.