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


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


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


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


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


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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