The Ensete glaucum or Snow Banana grows quite large. Requires a lot of water and fertilizer during the summer months from April to September, which benefits growth. Prefers a sunny or semi-shaded position. The trunk and leaf stems get a nice white haze when the plant is a bit older.
This banana can reach a height of more than 3 meters and has gigantic leaves. They only flower after two years, but with a huge flower that can bloom for a year. Little water in winter and hibernate at a temperature of +6ºC or warmer. However, it can also be kept in a large tub. Then give plenty of water in the summer and a gift every two weeks from April to September Winter hardiness zone 11 (+6ºC).
Article number: ENSGLA01
Sunny, half shadow
No special requirements
Origin / habitat:
East Africa, Madagascar, South Asia