Banana tree growing herbaceous of the genus Musa also known as Banana, Banana tree perennial plant mostly used for the edible fruits but also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color green, size of the can be 1-3 m.

Flowers inflorescence color pink with bracts, female flowers shape look like little Banana.

Banana fruit

Fruit color is yellow-white the peel color can be yellow, red-purple, green or green-bluish.

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Requirements for growing Banana tree care:

Frost free (can survive some frost but better without), rich soil

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Aggressive

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Worms

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves, recommend not to let grow more than daughter and mother in the same spot the other daughter need to replant or to prune, and after the fruit the cane need to be prune 2 option one to wait until the cane dry (problem that when it can fall on the daughter and cause damage), the second it’s to prune with the fruit and cut it to slices and let it dry and bring all the mineral to the ground

Size of the plant?
1-6 m, 3-20 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
No

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
In tropical all year round in subtropical and mediterranean spring – summer

General information about the flower
Flowers inflorescence color pink with bracts, female flowers shape look like little Banana fruits

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible Fruit

When does it yield:
In tropical all year round in subtropical and mediterranean summer – autumn

Pests or diseases in Banana fruit:
Birds, warm, bats

What can be done with big quantities of Bananas fruit?
Eat raw, cooked, cakes,

Work requirements on the fruit:
In case of bats need to cover with nylon or net

How long does it take to bear fruit?
1-2 years

Ripening of fruit:
Better to pick when the fruit is half ready

Scientific name:

Musa basjoo

 

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