Banana
Musa 'Dwarf Red'

Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa (MEW-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dwarf Red

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Fresno, California

Vallejo, California

Boynton Beach, Florida

Lakeland, Florida

Tampa, Florida

Zephyrhills, Florida

Baytown, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 1, 2009, CherokeeGreg from Fresno, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

So far so good. I have this in a pot in my garden its growing real fast. Well see how it does.

Positive

On Jan 28, 2006, stressbaby from Fulton, MO wrote:

Nice Musa suitable for greenhouse culture. The pseudostem is red and the coloration extends into the central vein of each leaf.