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This species is able to tolerate light frosts, but it requires a very sheltered position. Another report says that it requires a minimum winter temperature of 10°c and no lower than 18°c when the fruit is ripening.Wild plants are diploid (2n = 22) and bear fruits containing numerous seeds making them inedible. Cultivated plants are triploid (2n = 33) and bear seedless, edible fruits; such plants have been called M. acuminata 'Dwarf Cavendish' (M. cavendishii Lambert ex Paxton; M. chinensis Sweet; M. nana Loureiro).
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- [Flora of China] (1994-00-00)
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