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Dwarf Banana

Tropical Flair for Your Home

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Dwarf Banana

Tropical Flair for Your Home

Imagine plucking tasty 4-in. bananas from your very own tree! plant adorned with large, glossy green leaves will produce fruit within 3-5 years. Zone 10.
  • 13882
  • potted plant
  • $19.99
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  • 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: Potted
  • 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.
  • Comments: Tropical flare for your home. Imagine plucking tasty, 4-inch bananas from your very own tree! 6-10 foot plant adorned with large, glossy-green leaves will produce bananas within 3-5 years. Grow in large tub. Requires bright, indirect light. Best in greenhouse and may not flower or fruit unless in a greenhouse environment. Keep moist at all times but do not allow to stand in water. Requires moist air. Day temperature 75 - 80 degrees F.; night temperature 65 - 70 degrees F. Fertilize all year but more heavily in Summer. Leaves will scorch if plant is in a draft or dry air.

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