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Hardy Banana Tree

Withstands temperatures as low as -20°F
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Hardy Banana Tree Hardy Banana Tree

Hardy Banana Tree

Withstands temperatures as low as -20°F
Enjoy a beautiful accent of huge banana leaves into your garden design, no matter your garden location, thanks to this incredibly hardy ornamental. It thrives even in regions where temperatures dip as low -20 degrees F, and features long, oblong leaves up to 10' in length. In summer, they're joined by pale yellow to cream blooms. It does not produce edible fruit, grown for its decorative charm instead. Plant it alongside other tropical beauties, like elephant ears, to turn your cool climate garden into lush, tropical oasis. Though it's called a tree, this Hardy Banana is actually an incredibly large perennial. Musa basjoo
  • Zone 5-10
  • Height 8 - 10 feet
  • Bloom Time 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 basjoo

  • Height: 8 - 10 feet
  • Ship As: 3" POT
  • Spacing: 8 - 10 feet
  • Spread: 8 - 10 feet
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: Yellow
  • Foliage Type: Oblong-lance-shaped bright green leaf blades 10 foot long.
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Form: Pale yellow to cream flowers 3/4 to 1 1/4" long with large brown bracts in terminal spikes.
  • Planting Instructions: Provide full sun and a sheltered position away from strong winds which tend to shred the leaves especially the soft new growth.
  • Soil Requirements: Humus rich soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: None necessary, only to remove damaged branches.
  • Winter Care: In maritime Northwest and other mild winter regions, mulching is usually not required. In the north provide deep mulching to protect over winter.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR



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