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Musa acuminata Red Dacca Dwarf

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Musa acuminata Red Dacca Dwarf

MusacuRDDw
Dwarf Banana,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B4
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $20.22 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $22.25 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Musa acuminata Red Dacca Dwarf Dwarf Banana,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright

Description:
Evergreen compact dwarf tree with large green tropical-looking leaves and clusters of long red fruit commonly known as bananas. Perfect for small gardens. Fruit flesh is sweet and slightly pink in colour. Fruit can be eaten fresh, cooked or dried. Cool tolerant variety. Grows approx. 2m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: For best results plant in a sunny position in a moist well-draining soil. Add compost to the soil and mulch well. Fed regularly during the growing season with a general garden liquid fertiliser. Protect from frosts.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Musaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate, Tender
Wind: Low
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