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MUSA

Commonly known as Banana, plantain



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  • Evergreen
  • Palm - perennials.
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - nice sheltered hot spot.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown as an architectural foliage plant.
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mite, mealy bugs and aphids can be a problem particularly if in greenhouse
  • Place of origin - northeastern India, southeastern Asia, Japan, northern Australia.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam based compost, plenty of light but shade from hot sun.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus rich and sheltered from winds.
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Commonly known as: Japanese banana.
The hardiest of the bananas which will survive outdoors in mild areas. Although it will produce small bananas in maturity this plant is usually grown as an attractive architectural plant
£17.50 each
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