Musa spp.

Plant Details

Environment This plant tolerates occasional wetness. This plant will grow in wet soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil. Attributes and Features - Persistent fruit - Attractive fruit - Fruit can be a litter problem


Quick Facts

Common Name :  Banana, Plantain
Hardy Range :  Zones 9B - 11A
Spread :  72.00 - 216.00 in
Light :  Partial shade or partial sun - Full sun
Height :  72.00 - 216.00 in
Leaf Color :  Green
Bloom Attributes :  Attractive flowers or blooms
Shape :  Upright or erect
Soil Condition :  Slightly alkaline
Growth Rate :  Average growth rate
Moisture :  Wet
Persistence :  Broadleaf
Family Name :  Musaceae (Banana)
Type :  Interior Plant
Fall Color :  Not showy
Fruit Color :  Yellow
Bloom Time :  Late spring
Bloom Color :  Purple
Salt Tolerance :  Does not tolerate salt

Plant Care


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