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PlantFiles: Banana
Musa balbisiana

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Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa (MEW-suh) (Info)
Species: balbisiana (bal-bee-see-AH-nuh) (Info) (bal-bis-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant is monocarpic

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

No details have been posted.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fresno, California
Daytona Beach, Florida
Richmond Hill, Georgia



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