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Musa genus (Banana). This is a genus of evergreen, palm-like suckering perennials, with false stems formed from an overlapping leaf sheath. They are grown for their foliage flowers and fruits, not all of which are edible.
Perennials, Evergreens, Trees, Herbaceous or Fruits
India, Japan, Australia
Grown for their foliage, flowers and fruits (bananas), not all of which are edible.
They are frost hardy to frost tender; minimum temperature of 18C. Grow in sun or partial shade in humus-rich, well drained soil. Some of these species can be cultivated as house plants or in greenhouses. They will require fertile, moist soil and full sun. You will need to protect from winds.
Division year-round, by offsets in summer, by seed or by suckers after flowering.
Red spider mites, aphids and mealy bugs under glass.
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