Musa basjoo

hardy banana


Hardiness Zones: 6-10 

Size: 10-15 ft tall in summer; dies back in winter

Outstanding Features: Vigorous clump forming perennial that does not have to be dug up and stored each winter; bold tropical appearance.

Landscape Uses: Tropical gardening; around pools or outdoor summer living areas

Care: Can be grown in sun or part shade in a wide range of conditions. Best to plant in spring or early summer and mulch well the first few winters until established. Note: does not always bloom and is not grown for edible fruit.

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