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Siam Ruby Banana

Musa 'Siam Ruby'

Pronunciation: MEW-sa
SKU #07252
9-10

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OVERVIEW
Description Huge, tropical, ruby red leaves splashed with bright lime green, each offering a unique pattern of colors. Young plants start out more green and color intensifies with sun exposure. Thrives in hot, humid areas. Perfect for poolside plantings as a backdrop to smaller tropical plants. Stunning in large patio containers. A frost-tender perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Fast growing; forms foliage clumps 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
CARE
Care Prefers humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Protect from strong winds to prevent foliage damage and from harsh afternoon sun in hotter summer regions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Fertilize in early spring. In colder climates, shelter or move indoors before the threat of frost.

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