• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Requires regular watering-weekly or more often in extreme heat. Needs less water once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Fast growing 12 to 15 ft. tall, 8 to 10 wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Easy Care Plant
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Flowers only at full maturity
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:EN-se-te ven-tri-COH-sum
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing 12 to 15 ft. tall, 8 to 10 wide.
    Special features:Easy Care
    Foliage color:Burgundy
    Blooms:Flowers only at full maturity
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleTropical
    Design IdeasThis potent bronze-colored, fat-trunk Banana is very bold in the garden and used only as a single accent. Overdo it and you lose its dramatic form and impact. A very valuable plant for high-density coastal gardens to separate houses that may be just a few feet apart. Ideal for courtyards where they won't overgrow. With its single trunk, it is perfect for big exotic pots decorated with a South Pacific theme. In colder climates, it can be planted in large pots and sheltered indoors for the winter. Best in very sheltered locations such as courtyards, walled entry gardens, atriums and sheltered slots between buildings.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer when new growth begins in spring. Shelter from harsh winds and frost.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Requires regular watering-weekly or more often in extreme heat. Needs less water once established.