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

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 1.2-1.5 metres. In habitat with idea conditions it will grow to 6 metres so work on a 4-6 metre high plant in maturity.


Very limited numbers. These will sell out very quickly.


  • 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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Grade Height Indication Price
15l pot (only 8 available) 1m $125.50

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