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Musa acuminata


Pseudostems can reach 20 feet and have dark splotches; leaves are erect to ascending, up to 9 feet long by 2 feet wide, tops are green sometimes with dark flecks, undersides are green or purple; flowers are arranged horizontally, sometimes drooping.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Use: specimen large foliage

Exposure: high medium

Flower Color: red, purple, yellow

Blooming Period:

Height: 20 feet

Width: 10 feet

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: high medium

Additional Comments: Prefers a well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter.


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