Banana (Musa 'Siam Ruby') in the Bananas Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: To 8 feet (2.4m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
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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By Cinta
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Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, TxDate: 2014-05-19
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Excited! Just ordered three plants by seaecho Sep 2, 2015 9:04 PM 36
Siam Ruby by Cinta Sep 9, 2012 12:35 PM 6
What's blooming today..... by Bubbles Jul 26, 2010 8:40 AM 34

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