Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree Shipped in pots. Size of Plants will vary depending on time of year. usually around 12″ tall
WILL GROW FAST!!
The Fruits, at 12cm (5in) Long, are Smaller than the Common Desert Banana. They are Sweeter are at their Best when eaten Very Ripe.
An Extremely Fast Growing Tree that Reaches its Full Height in just a Few Months after being Established.
Banana Plants are the Largest Plants on Earth Without a Woody Stem. They are Actually Giant Herbs of the Same Family as Lilies, Orchids and Palms, and Produce Beautiful Flowers before Fruit. When your Bananas Begin to Sprout Cut off the Main Flower to Increase Larger banana growth.
A tender evergreen perennial native to Indonesia. The leaves are long and herbaceous.
Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree Overview
Fruit size 6–10 inches long
Fruit uses Eat raw or in a recipe
Fruit color Green skin before ripe; yellow skin when ripe, white flesh
Fruit texture and flavor Smooth texture, sweet flavor
Region Anywhere except parts of the North, Midwest, and Alaska
Hardiness zone 9–11 in the ground; 4–11 potted on a patio or inside
Growing season Intermittent
Resistance Heat, Panama disease
Susceptibility Root rot, Tropical Race, Sigatoka disease
They will reach from 4-6 foot in height but usually remain at about 2-3 feet on the patio, larger in the pond. They are easy to culture and are hardy from USDA zones 8-11 for outdoor specimen plants. Orange- yellow to red flowers hang in large terminal spikes can appear at anytime of the year as long as the plant is mature enough.
The fruit is green when fresh and is indeed edible. They do best in full sun to part shade with a moist well-drained soil mix. Slow watering during the winter months but never allow to dry thoroughly.
Perfect for container growing or give your place a tropical look by planting near ponds, lakes, shoreline or swimming pools.
This widely adaptable tree can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard specimen as well as the greenhouse.
It makes the perfect container patio plant but, will need protection from temperatures below 20. Keep tree well watered until established. As with any plant, caution should be exercised about leaves or seeds and whether or not the plant is meant to be ingested. Seller is not responsible for buyer’s use of plant or methods of starting or growing.
No minimum on banana tress