Open Daily! Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm - Sat & Sun: 8:30am - 5pm
Newsletter     Gift Cards     Poinsettias     Wholesalers    

Musa tropicana (Banana Plant)

Musa tropicana
Banana Plant

The edible banana plant is a showy, perennial tree that produces bananas in the Summer. It is best to harvest all fruits in the late Summer to allow them to continue ripening. Be aware, this tree does not tolerate any salt in the soil and prefers an acidic loamy soil with plenty of drainage.

Plant Type Perennial, Tree
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Burgundy
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 2-30ft
Spread 1-15ft
Characteristics Edible, Fruit & Berries, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Average
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises
Soil Type Loam
Soil PH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons

Back to Plant Catalog

This catalog is for reference purposes. Plants may not be available at all times in the nursery. Please check with our store for current availability.