Banana (Musa 'Gran Nain') in the Bananas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal. Bloom can occur in any season depending on size of plant and climate.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
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: backyard Date: 2015-09-07
By papa
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Location: Houston, TXDate: 2016-08-23Flowering stalk and unripened fruit.
By Carter
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Naners!! by Carter Aug 25, 2016 8:27 AM 7

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