Primara Agritech

Tissue Culture Yelakki Banana Plants

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Sweet Banana King is one of the most commonly cultivated commercial bananas especially in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. It is the slender, medium tall plant bearing dark green fruits that turn golden yellow with highly fragrant, tasty, powdery and firm fruits. The plants bearing the fruits are smaller with prominent beak packed closely round the axis having a windblown appearance. Unripe fruits turn bright yellow upon ripening. The pulp of the fruit is ivory white in color. It is special for long transportation. The skin is usually thin but the flesh is sweet. It is capable of producing 10-14 hands and 12-15 fingers consisting of 100-150 fruits per plant. Matured height of the Sweet banana King is 25 feet. The length of the fruit is 4-5.

Advantages of Tissue Culture :

  • True to the type - High market value - High yield and quality - Early Maturity - Free from all diseases at the time of supply - Throughout the year plantation possible - Uniform growth of fruits Habitat and Agronomy
  • Soil Type- Grows well in wide range of soils except very Sandy and heavy black soil with poor drainage Temperature- Optimum range - 15 - 35C; Upper and Lower limits - 10 - 40C
  • Variety- Ney Poovan or Kadali or Yelakki Time of Planting- Throughout the year; avoid plantation at very high and very low temperatures Spacing- 7 x 7 feet; 6 x 6 feet Days to Flowering- 12 - 14 months Harvesting- Fleshy bunch will be ready within 14-16 months Yield per plant and per acre- Average yield per plant - 15 to 18 Kg/plant; Minimum - 12 Kg; Maximum - 25 Kg Yield per acre - 14 to 16 tons


Variety Musa paradisiaca or Ney Poovan or Kadali or Yelakki
Brand Name ‘Sweet Banana King’