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PlantFiles: Dwarf Banana
Musa 'Truly Tiny'

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Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa (MEW-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Truly Tiny

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

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

Fresno, California
Jacksonville, Florida
Navarre, Florida
Austin, Texas



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