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Musa Velutina, Red Banana - Plant

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Velvet Pink Banana is an interesting dwarf species of banana.

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Musa Velutina, Red Banana Plant

Description for Musa Velutina, Red Banana

Plant height: 3 - 6 inches
Plant spread:

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.

Common name(s): Flowering banana, Ornamental banana, Velvet Pink Banana. Botanical name: Musa velutina. Family: Musaceae (Banana family)
Flower colours: Red
Bloom time: -
Max reachable height: 1.5 to 3 m
Difficulty to grow: easy

Planting and care

Sunlight: full Sun, partial shade
Soil: Rich, humid
Water: Keep the soil moist
Temperature: 25 deg C
Fertilizer: Fertilize weekly during growing season, monthly during winter

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

Special features:

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.

References

  • http://myfolia.com/
  • http://www.hardytropicalplants.com/

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5 / 5 Gourav Gupta 21 June 2018
Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.
5 / 5 Ritesh Kumar 10 June 2018
This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.
5 / 5 Gvarma Mukesh 01 June 2018
Wow nice plants and delivered in great condition..
4 / 5 Poonam Talukdar 31 May 2018
Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary
5 / 5 Anuj Yadav 26 May 2018
Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)

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