Zebra Banana or Blood Banana
Shipped in 2″ pots. Size of Plants will vary depending on time of year. usually around 12″ tall
WILL GROW FAST!!
A tender evergreen perennial native to Indonesia. The leaves are long and sheer with a blue-green hue and intense variegation of blood red. They will reach from 8-10 foot (2.4-3 m) in height but usually remain at about 3-5 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 orange and is not 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.