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PlantFiles: Banana
Musa 'Dwarf Red'

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

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

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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:
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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive CherokeeGreg 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 stressbaby 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.


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

Fresno, California
Vallejo, California
Boynton Beach, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Zephyrhills, Florida
Baytown, Texas

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