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Musa 'Basjoo'

CATEGORY  Time for Tropicals!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • World's Most Cold Hardy
  • Great Landscape Plant
  • Can Be Grown In All 50 States
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HEIGHT:

8-14 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

ZONE:

4-11

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor

APPLICATIONS:

· Patio & Garden
· Specimen
· Focal Point
· Containers

FEATURES:

· Fast Growing
· Cold Hardy
· Heat Tolerant

TYPE:

· Seeded (Ornamental)

EXPOSURE:

· Partial Sun
· Full Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Hawaii
· Puerto Rico

This is one of the most exciting bananas. The plant has long, slender, bright green leaves. The ?Basjoo? is the world?s cold hardiest banana. It is hardy planted in ground to -3°F and with protective mulching it can survive temperatures reaching down to -20°F. Its inflorescence is one of the most beautiful of all bananas. Strong fibers in the trunk of the 'Basjoo' have been used to make fabrics. It is a great landscape plant, it lends a tropical appearance to any situation. This is a great addition for gardeners living in cold temperate areas. 'Basjoo' also does very well in containers and makes a good interior plant. This banana can be grown in all 50 states!

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor

APPLICATIONS:

· Patio & Garden
· Specimen
· Focal Point
· Containers

FEATURES:

· Fast Growing
· Cold Hardy
· Heat Tolerant

TYPE:

· Seeded (Ornamental)

EXPOSURE:

· Partial Sun
· Full Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Hawaii
· Puerto Rico

GROWING INFO:
4" Crop Time: 4-6 weeks
6" Crop Time: 6-10 weeks
8" Crop Time: 10-14 weeks
12" Crop Time: 14-18 weeks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5


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