Musa velutina

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  • Common Name: Pink Banana
  • Plant Story:

    A dwarf evergreen perennial, Musa velutina features spikes of cream to yellow flowers with showy red bracts in the summer with paddle-shaped dark green leaves. Flowers are followed by velvety, pink fruits that are edible but often too seedy to eat.

  • Type: Perennial Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Planting Zone: 8-11
  • Height: 5-7 ft
  • Spread: 5-7 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Ornamental purposes
  • Leaf: Paddle shaped dark green leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Shelter from wind. Fertilize regularly. Best with consistent moist soil.


Pink Banana - Additional Photos