Banana – Amruthapani, Kela – Plant

 35.00

The banana plant is the largest herbaceous flowering plant.Plants are normally tall and fairly sturdy. Leaves are spirally arranged and may grow 2.7 metres (8.9 ft) long and 60 cm (2.0 ft) wide.They are easily torn by the wind, resulting in the familiar frond look. 

Plant height : 1.5 feet (+/- 20%)
Potted in 5 inch black polybag

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Description

The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains, in contrast to dessert bananas. The fruit is variable in size, color and firmness.

Common name: Japanese banana

Flower colours: Green, yellow, red, purple or brown when ripe

Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer

Height: 6 to 14 feet

Difficulty: Easy to grow

Planting and care

The banana is a perennial plant that replaces itself. Bananas do not grow from a seed but from a bulb or rhizome.
The time between planting a banana plant and the harvest of the banana bunch is from 9 to 12 months. The flower appears in the sixth or seventh month

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temperature: 56 degrees C (13 degrees C)

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Banana

  • Bananas are not real trees, not even palm trees, even though they are often called banana palms. Bananas are perennial herbs. (Gingers, heliconias and bird-of-paradise flowers are distant relatives of bananas.

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