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Musa species

Family: Musaceae

Common names: BANANA, MANILA HEMP, PLANTAIN

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 1 foot

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

Leaf

dark

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen, growth rate fast

Exposure: light shade

Landscape use: container

Fast growing

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F

Water: moist