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BANANA PLANTS Bananas fruit in a variety of colors including yellow, red, and purple. They are the largest herbaceous flowering plants and are often mistaken for trees. Their "trunk" is actually a pseudostem that in some instances can reach up to 30 feet in height.
15-5-30 Premium Water Soluble Fertilizer. Your banana plants need fertile conditions and this is the ideal ratio in a water soluble formula. Includes necessary minor elements. This formula is especially good for containerized plants.
For a tropical look anywhere, this one wins the prize for cold-hardiest of all bananas. It has been said that it can grow in all 50 states but we've never tried it in Alaska (or anywhere else for that matter.) One thing for sure is it can take the cold. Down to -3°F and with protective mulch it can withstand temperatures down to -20°F. Also does well indoors.
Ensete ventricosum This decorative banana relative has greater cold tolerance than most bananas. The leaves are not adversely affected by temperatures as low as the upper 30's F. Grows to about 40 feet in height, but will remain much smaller if grown in a container. Unique, bright green, paddle shaped leaves. Some plants will develop a contrasting red midrib.
Ensete ventricosum Maurelii Very popular plant. Its wonderfully colorful foliage is blushed with a deep red on top and mostly red on the lower surface of the leaves. Its huge leaves can reach up to ten feet and in tropical areas it can grow to 20 feet in height. Works well in containers.
Ensete glaucum. Decorative tree with some hardiness. A large, single trunk with blue green leaves this selection grows 16 – 18 feet tall and will produce a huge flower that comes out of the top and sweeps down to the ground.
Zebrina rojo Banana.This plant is grown primarily for its spectacular blue green leaves and stripes of red. The fruit is small, sweet and seeded. The Zebrina is a perennial wind and cold resistant. She is well adapted to container growing where it will only reach 3-5 feet unless grown in a very large container. Completely red stem with narrow green leaves with red mottling on the top and solid maroon coloring on the bottom.
This is the most popular of greenhouse bananas. It became the primary replacement for the Gros Michel Banana which was destroyed by a disease in the 1950’s. The name 'Dwarf Cavendish' is in reference to the height of the plant, not the medium sized fruit. It is one of the most commonly planted banana varieties in commercial production and is the group from which other commercial varieties such as Gran Nain are derived.
Blue Java - Ice Cream Banana Plant, many rate this as the best tasting. There's no debate that it is outstandingly delicious. It has a taste reminiscent of vanilla pudding yet firm and sweet. Quite different and superior to the fruit you get at the store. The bananas are medium sized and the flesh is snow white. Its quality is excellent. The color of the fruit is an unusual blue green and the leaves are silver-green.
Unusual and highly sought after the Manzano Banana has been described as a pleasing combination of an apple and a very sweet banana plus something else. Could that something else be a hint of strawberry or maybe papaya? It is a stocky, pale yellow banana, measuring about 4 inches long or finger length.
One of the first choices for landscaping because of its sturdiness, extra-wide leaves, and its ability to thrive on neglect more than most other banans. It is is totally green, has a very thick stem and stands up extremely well to wind. The leaves are wider than those of most bananas growing up to 3 feet wide. For a banana that does well with the least effort Raja Puri is the choice. Keeps a very neat appearance with little effort.
WAS $6.95 Delightful small banana that has a beautiful form. Grows only to about 2 - 3 feet in height. Excellent houseplant. Reported to grow edible bananas. Great as a groundcover or as a container plant