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A picture of a Banana

Banana

Musa ornata

Also known as

Flowering banana

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3.5m

Max

4.5m

2.5m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Banana Overview

This species will produce erect spikes of yellow flowers which emerge from pink bracts. It will grow 3m tall, with mid-green leaves, with a red-tinged along their midrib.

Common problems with Banana

How to propagate Banana

Seed

You can propagate from ripe seed.

Division

Division.

Other uses of Banana

Grown for their foliage, flowers and fruits (bananas), not all of which are edible.