Banana (Musa 'Dwarf Red') in the Bananas Database

Also sold as:
'Red Dacca'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet (1.8-2.4 m)
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
Edible Parts: Fruit
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 12, 2011 1:59 PM

This musa is suitable for containers and for indoor or greenhouse culture. It has average water needs. Water regularly; do not over-water.

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