Dwarf Banana Plant

Tropical Flair for Your Home

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Dwarf Banana Plant

Tropical Flair for Your Home

  • Grow indoors or out
  • Produces bananas in as little as 3 years
  • Self-pollinating plant
Imagine plucking delicious 4-in. bananas from your very own tree! This popular tree gives a wonderful tropical flair to the indoors or sunny patio or deck. Dwarf Banana Tree grows 6-10 ft. tall and is adorned with large, glossy green leaves that grow up to 3 ft. long. The self-fertile tree typically produces fruit within 3-5 years. Most gardeners grow the Dwarf Banana Tree in a container and sit it in a sunny location outdoors during the warm months. In the winter months, it can be brought to a sunny location indoors or grown indoors under a grow light. Zone 10.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE Tropicals & Houseplants
1A-4A 5/6/22 - 6/3/22
4B 5/6/22 - 6/3/22
5A 5/6/22 - 6/3/22
5B 5/2/22 - 6/3/22
6A 4/28/22 - 6/3/22
6B 4/25/22 - 6/3/22
7A 4/14/22 - 6/3/22
7B 4/11/22 - 6/3/22
8A & B 4/4/22 - 6/3/22
9A & B 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
10A & B 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
Last Order Date 5/30/22

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Musa acuminata 'Dwarf Cavendish'
  • Height: 6 - 10 feet.
  • Spacing: Containers. 1 plant per pot.
  • Depth:Plant at same depth as in the pot it is shipped in.
  • Spread:2 - 3 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Yield varies. Bearing age: 3-5 years.
  • Color: male flowers bright Red to dark Purple, with Yellow outside
  • Size: 3" Pot
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
  • Fruit: Edible fruit.
  • Zone: 9-10
  • Form: Fruit, Tropical, Houseplant, Banana, Dwarf Banana
  • Flower Form: dioecious, female flowers in 2 rows, approx. 16 in each, male also in two rows 20 in each; in horizontal or pendulous bracts
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich moist soil. Equal parts sand, loam soil, peat moss.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Pruning: Do not prune or cut back.
  • Foliage: Glossy green leaves to 3 feet in length.

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