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Description for Musa Velutina, Red Banana
Velvet Pink Banana is an interesting dwarf species of banana, growing only 4-6 ft tall. It bears somewhat waxy leaves which are quite large and can grow to 1-2 ft long. The flowers are pink to orange. The most ornamental part of the plant is its fruits, dwarf bananas, which are a bright, velvety pink and last for months at a time.
Fruits are covered with thin hairs. They are edible and quite sweet, but also full of seeds. This is one of the few bananas that will actually flower and fruit in the house.
Planting and care
Caring for Musa Velutina
- Pay attention to regular weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.
Typical uses of Musa Velutina
Culinary use: The male bud may be cooked or used in salads, while the leaves are often incorporated in making dressings.
Ornamental use: Used as an ornamental perennial plant that is usually grown for decorative purposes.
Medicinal use: The root of the plant is also sometimes used for ayurvedic preparations.
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excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?
Good one.. Good plant growth & good packing...
Nurserylive have adorned my garden, really beautiful!! I
Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant