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Dwarf Banana Tree

Edible Bananas and Ornamental, Too

  • SKU: 67173
  • Zones: 9-10
  • Height: 5 - 8 feet
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time: Harvest in Summer
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Dwarf Banana Tree

Description
With beautiful rosy flowers and large tropical leaves, this pretty tree bears edible fruit in less than two years. Grow in bright light indoors in winter; move pot outdoors in summer.
Product Details
  • Botanical NameMusa acuminata 'Dwf. Cavendish'
  • Ships As3" POT
  • Height5 - 8 feet
  • Spread36 - 48 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun
  • Color Descriptionpurple
  • Foliage Typelarge oblong veinous leaves, to 12", green with dark flecked above, green below
  • Bloom TimeHarvest in Summer
  • Flower Formdioecious, female flowers in 2 rows, approx. 16 in each, male also in two rows 20 in each; in horizontal or pendulous bracts
  • Soil RequirementsNeeds a well drained soil-less potting soil that contains a generous amount of peat moss.
  • Growth RateModerate.
  • Winter Careprotect from frost
  • Additional InformationBears fruit in 3-5 years.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones9-10
  • Fruitbright yellow banana
  • Planting InstructionsWill eventually need a 10-12" pot to produce edible fruit, and the use of a bloom booster type fertilizer will enhance growth and fruit production
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

ZONE  Tropicals 
1A-6B  4/30/18 - 6/8/18 
7A-10B  4/2/18 - 6/8/18 
 Last Order Date   June 4th 



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.

Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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