Japanese Hardy Banana

Musa basjoo

Japanese banana, Japanese fiber banana

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This is an evergreen perennial that can grow to 5m tall. It is often known as the Japanese banana and has thick, ribbed leaves that can grow to 3m in length.
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Planning

Difficulty

Advanced

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Origin

Japan, Asia

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Musaceae

Flower colour

Cream

Scent

None
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