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Common names:
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Also sold as:
Novak
Musa tropicana

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet (61-122cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal. Bloom can occur in any season depending on size of plant and climate.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Flowers
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: all photos from my gardensDate: 2018-10-16
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Location: all photos from my gardensDate: 10-9-2018
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Location: all photos from my gardensDate: 10-8-2018
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2018-03-03
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Date: 2018-01-23these grow like crazy !
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Else Do We Grow 2020 by dyzzypyxxy May 9, 2021 6:48 AM 1,089
Musa tropicana (banana plant) by Plantage Feb 9, 2017 6:50 AM 6
Dwarf Cavendish Banana plant by jnicholes Dec 8, 2016 8:42 AM 15
Banana to be and Jaboticaba update by Plantsmylove Dec 15, 2016 6:47 AM 3

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