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Musa sumatrana, Musa acuminata ssp. zebrina, Blood Leaf Banana

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 Musa sumatrana, Musa acuminata ssp. zebrina
Family: Musaceae
Blood Leaf Banana
Origin: Southeast Asia
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliage

The Blood Leaf Banana is a subspecies of the wild banana species Musa acuminata, one of the two ancestors of modern edible bananas. This is a plant grown for its attractive foliage only. The fruit is seeded and inedible. The stem is completely red. The leaves are narrow with green and red mottling on the top and solid maroon coloring on the bottom.


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Musa sumatrana, Musa acuminata ssp. zebrina, Blood Leaf Banana

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Musa sumatrana, Musa acuminata ssp. zebrina, Blood Leaf Banana

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Musa sumatrana, Musa acuminata ssp. zebrina, Blood Leaf Banana

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This outstanding banana features green leaves with red splashes on top, and burgundy undersides, giving rise to the name Blood Leaf Banana. It shows up well against solid green companion plants, and performs well in containers. It will overwinter nicely in colder climates and produces small, inedible red fruit.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
Broad Leaf Plus - Ginger-Heliconia-Banana Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

5 Plants in stock

$47.00

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