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Dwarf Banana Tree

Edible Bananas and Ornamental, Too
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Dwarf Banana Tree Dwarf Banana Tree

Dwarf Banana Tree

Edible Bananas and Ornamental, Too
With beautiful rosy flowers and large tropical leaves, this pretty tree bears edible fruit in less than two years. Grow in bright light indoors in winter; move pot outdoors in summer.
  • Zone 9-10
  • Height 5 - 8 feet
  • Bloom Time Harvest in Summer
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
  • Ship As 3" POT
We ship this item in Spring. Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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  • Botanical Name:

    Musa acuminata 'Dwarf Cavendish'

  • Height: 5 - 8 feet
  • Ship As: 3" POT
  • Spread: 36 - 48 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: Purple, Pink
  • Foliage Type: Glossy green leaves to 3 feet in length.
  • Bloom Time: Harvest in Summer
  • 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
  • Planting Instructions: Will eventually need a 10-12" pot to produce edible fruit, and the use of a bloom booster type fertilizer will enhance growth and fruit production.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich moist soil. Equal parts sand, loam soil, peat moss.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Pruning: Do not prune or cut back.
  • Winter Care: Bring indoors and treat as a houseplant in winter.
  • Additional Information: 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.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
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