The Musa velutina is a small banana variety and is an ideal banana plant to keep in the tub, this banana plant remains relatively small.
Banana plants require a lot of water and fertilization during the summer months from April to September for strong growth and flowering.
Because the Musa velutina does bloom every summer and that in the first year of life already.
In winter, little water and hibernate at a temperature of at least + 6 ° C. Overwintering in the open ground is not recommended, keep it as a container plant.
He does not grow this Pink dwarf banana, up to 175/200 cm.
If faded, the Musa velutina will get new shoots that will flower again next year.
After flowering the Musa velutina gets small pink bananas that are edible and pretty sweet.
A banana like this on the terrace gives an extra exotic look to your garden.
However, if you are looking for a banana for the full ground, it is better to opt for the Musa basjoo or Musa sikkimensis. When shipping the bananas in a package, it is possible that we are cutting back the sheet of bananas. These grow back very quickly.
Winter hardiness zone 11 (+ 6ºC).