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Plants Matching usda hardiness zone 13

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James H. Schutte

(Bittercucumber, Bittergourd, Bittermelon)

A tropical perennial vine that may be grown as a summer annual, bittermelon offers showy foliage and cautiously edible melon-like fruits with warty skin. Numerous therapeutic and medicinal compounds exist in the plant tissues. The fruits are harvested when green and cooked, but still have a bitter taste. If left to fully ripen on the vine, the fruits turn golden orange and split open to reveal red-coated black seeds. Birds relish the fruits and spread the seeds around the landscape in their droppings....

(Bittergourd, Bittermelon, Foo Gwa Bittermelon)

A tropical perennial vine that may be grown as a summer annual, bittermelon offers showy foliage and edible cucumber-like fruits with warty skin. Selection 'Foo Gwa' produces foot-long, slender fruits, not swelling in the middle. Numerous therapeutic and medicinal compounds exist in the plant tissues. The fruits are harvested when green and cooked. If left to fully ripen on the vine, the fruits turn golden orange and split open to reveal red-coated black seeds. Birds relish the fruits and spread...

Image of Monstera deliciosa photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Tarovine)

Swiss cheese plant is a lush tropical vine with large, glossy leaves, some with holes, the reason for its common name. The youngest leaves are a bright green and usually entire (no lobes). As the leaves grow they develop narrow, elongated, deeply cut lobes or rounded holes. Once established, this vine, native from southern Mexico to Panama, blooms in the warm season with typical aroid flowers that have a hooded, felt-like spathe shielding a creamy, finger-like spadix. After the flower matures, the...

(Banana, Cardaba Banana, Hybrid Banana)

A starchy banana that may be eaten raw but usually cooked, the Cardaba banana is a vigorous, very cold-hardy, fast growing, tropical herb (not a tree) with large, flat, whitish blue-green leaves. Very popular in the Philippines, the fruits are sliced into chips, fried and called turones. Hands are lined with plump, non-uniform, angular, green fruits rich in starches and may be better called a sweet plantain.

The hybrid 'Cardaba' is a triploid plant (ABB) with most characteristics of the parent...

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Willis Orchard Co.

(Banana, Dwarf Cavendish Banana)

The edible and ornamental Dwarf Cavendish banana is an upright, fast-growing, small tree-like perennial with large, flat leaves. The flowers give rise to a modest crop of edible bananas. The waxy flowers are yellow and surrounded by purple bracts (modified floral leaves). The small fruits have sweet, white flesh that is seedless. This herbaceous perennial forms clumps of plants at the base, each flowering and fruiting only once before dying. New plantlets, or pups, continually emerge from the base....

(Banana, Extra Dwarf Cavendish Banana)

The non-edible banana cultivar 'Extra Dwarf Cavendish' (also 'Dwarf Parfitt') is a short, upright, fast growing, ornamental tropical perennial. Its large, flat, green leaves have a soft, velvety look even though they are physically smooth. Once a stem reaches an age to flower, it haphazardly produces small fruits that are not worth eating. After flowering, the stem dies and should be removed to allow side stems in the clump to grow in more fully. This particular banana, although having origins in...

(Banana, Hybrid Banana)

The Goldfinger banana is an upright, fast-growing, tropical herb (not a tree) with large, flat, green leaves. The long, pendent flowers give rise to large bunches of large fruits that range in color from pale green when young and more starchy in taste to golden yellow when ripe and sweetly tart. This dessert banana, 'FHIA-01', is a complex tetraploid hybrid developed by the FHIA breeders in Honduras in the 1980s. It has high resistance to Sigatoka leaf spot disease and two races of Panama disease....

(Banana, Giant Cavendish Banana)

This banana cultivar is an upright, fast growing, ornamental tropical herb (not a tree) with large, flat, green leaves that produces commercially important hands of edible banana fruits. This clone has dozens of local cultivars worldwide, all varying minutely in height or the shade of the fruits. Broadly speaking, 'Giant Cavendish' is intermediate in mature growth between the larger Pisang types and the slightly shorter Dwarf Cavendish clones. As with all bananas, each stem flowers and sets fruit...

(Banana, Grande Naine Banana)

The ‘Grande Naine’ banana is an upright, fast-growing, tropical herb (not a tree) with large, flat, green leaves. The long, pendent flowers give rise to large bunches of large fruits that range in color from green to yellow. The name of this variety is French and means, literally, "big dwarf." This is the most broadly grown dessert banana because it is a relatively small plant that produces abundantly. A tender perennial, ‘Grande Naine’ forms a close clump of plants, each flowering and fruiting only...

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James Burghardt

(Banana, Ney Mannan Banana)

A sweet, creamy dessert banana, 'Ney Mannan' is an upright, fast growing, ornamental tropical herb (not a tree) with large, flat, bluish green leaves and fruits of a distinctive waxy blue tint and flesh that is sweet and creamy. Hands are densely lined with plump, light yellow fruits that may be box-like (with rounded sides). This hybrid triploid banana is tolerant of drier soil conditions and cooler temperatures, perfect for subtropical regions.

As with all bananas, each stem flowers and sets...