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Dwarf Banana
Musa acuminata nana


Bright, midgreen, leathery, elliptic leaves that are 2-3 feet long; fruits are edible; sheathing petioles; stalk dies after fruiting and is replaced by a sucker.

Plant Form or Habit: arborial

Plant Use: specimen

Exposure: high

Flower Color: Red

Blooming Period:

Height: 7 feet

Width: 5-6 feet

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Bright light but not direct sun; water plentiful during the growing season; plants go dormant during the winter so reduce watering; remove flowered and fruited stems; fast growing.


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