Ensete ventricosum growing herbaceous of the genus Ensete also known as Abyssinian banana or Ensete, Ensete ventricosum perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Ensete ventricosum leaves
Leaves color green, red or both, size of the can be 1-3 m
Flowers inflorescence color pink with bracts, female flowers shape looks like little fruit,
Fruit color is green yellow and not edible.
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Requirements for Ensete ventricosum growing and care:
Frost free (can survive some frost but better without)
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves, and after the fruits
Size of the plant?
1-5 m, 3-15 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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 looks like little fruits