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Musa acuminata 'Dwarf Cavendish'

Dwarf Banana

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Musa acuminata 'Dwarf Cavendish'

One of the best bananas for indoor cultivation. Grows between 1.20m to 1.75 m tall and produces excellent sweet tasting bananas. Keep in a bright position in indirect light. Water well during spring and summer feeding once a fortnight from April to August with a high potash fertiliser.Best kept slightly dry during the winter.

  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Moist, well-drained soil
  • Eventual Size: up to 2 metres
  • Habit: Upright, suckering
  • Foliage: Evergreen herbaceous perennial
  • Hardiness: Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
  • Common Names: banana 'Dwarf Cavendish'
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Plant Care

banana tree requires no special care but please follow this link to the general care page for gingers and bananas Ginger Care

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