False banana,Ornamental banana, Musa Ensete Ventriocosum

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Polybag size / Pot size: Polybag: 21x21, 43.5L
Plant height: 3'

Musa ensete ventricosum, commonly known as False Banana or Ornamental Banana, is a large, herbaceous plant resembling a banana tree. It features broad, paddle-shaped leaves with a deep green color and a stout pseudostem. Despite the name "False Banana," it does not produce edible fruits like true bananas.

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Light:

Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Adequate sunlight ensures optimal growth and vibrant foliage.


Water:

Requires regular watering, keeping the soil consistently moist. Avoid waterlogged conditions.


Soil:

Prefers well-draining, fertile soil enriched with organic matter.


Fertilizers:  

Apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to support healthy foliage.


Temperature:

Suited for tropical and subtropical climates. Protect from frost, as it is sensitive to cold.


Propagation:

Primarily propagated through suckers or offsets produced at the base of the plant.


Pest and Diseases:

Monitor for pests like aphids or spider mites. Occasionally susceptible to fungal issues.


Treatment - Pre and Post: 

Regularly inspect the plant for pests. Use insecticidal soap or neem oil for preventive measures.


Similar Looking Plants: 

Musa acuminata (Dwarf Banana): Resembles False Banana but typically smaller and bears edible fruits.


Mix Planting Recommendations:

- Combine with other tropical foliage plants like Bird of Paradise or Philodendron for a vibrant landscape.


Aesthetic Uses:

Ideal as a focal point in tropical-themed gardens or landscapes, adding a dramatic and exotic touch.

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