Blood Banana(Musa acuminata var. zebrina)
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**THIS PLANT COMES WITH BASIC BLACK POT**
Exotic and lush, with spectacular blue-green leaves mottled with a deep blood red. Large, heavy clusters of yellow flowers with red-purple bracts in the summer, that may bear small, sweet bananas. Good in containers; useful near pools. A frost-tender evergreen for tropical landscapes and patios.
Water NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil – weekly, or more often
Plant type-perennialDeciduous/evergreen:evergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:variegatedBlooms:SummerFlower color:yellowFlower attributes show flowersGarden style- tropical
- The Red Banana or Blood Banana (Musa zebrina) is an ornamental banana tree originally from Indonesia. Gardeners grow the tree for its mottled, red foliage rather than its banana fruit. The plant reaches a short height of four to 10 feet and will grow in USDA hardiness zones eight through 11. The Blood Banana makes an attractive alternative to more common ornamental plants. Though it may appear exotic, the Blood Banana has only basic care requirements.
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