Musa acuminata 'Zebrina'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||MEW-sa ze-BRI-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||This Banana can turn a neglected backyard corner into a lush jungle of stems and leaves. Clumping Banana such as this are very effective fillers and background plants. Perfect for Asian gardens and those with a tropical flair. Equally at home around swimming pools and water gardens. Grows well in pots on porch or patio, to flank sculpture, fountains or specialty furniture. Plant with a bold hand knowing it won't overwhelm like the larger Banana.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Edible, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Crossvine (Bignonia); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Plumbago (Plumbago); Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Fatsia (Fatsia)|
Prefers humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Benefits from some protection from harsh afternoon sun in hot southern regions. Shelter from strong winds to keep leaves from tearing. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply fertilizer when new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11