Abyssinian Red banana Ensete ventricosum ‘Maurelii’ / Indoor Plants Subtropical Plants

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This banana-like perennial has large paddle-shaped leaves, which range in color from deep claret brown to red-purple to pale green, produced from the center.
Grow outdoors in rich soil in a sheltered area. This is an ornamental banana only- it doesn’t produce fruit.

If grown in a pot or container the banana will attain a height of 2 metres. In habitat with idea conditions it will grow to 6 metres so work on a 4-6 metre high plant in maturity.

  • Prefers some shade, but will tolerate full sun.
  • Prefers shade, but will tolerate some sunlight.
  • Low wind tolerant.
  • Won’t tolerate frosts.
  • Grows to a height of 4 metres (approx).
  • Excellent indoor palm.
  • Requires adequate moisture.
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