Musa - 'Dwarf Red' - Banana Tree - Live fruiting plant
Musa - 'Dwarf Red' - Banana Tree - Live fruiting plant by gray-gardens at The Net Stores Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last.
Features & Highlights
- one (1) Musa - 'Dwarf Red' Banana tree. 'Dwarf Red' is one of many red-skinned banana cultivars, however this one stays short and takes up little space. Most red bananas are much esteemed for good tasting fruit, and this one is no exception. This cultivar also has red pseudostems and takes a bit longer to fruit. The banana has a very distinct, robust flavor that makes it well worth the wait.
- This red banana's skin turns sunset colors through the ripening process from yellow-green to orange then to red. The skin should be almost very dark red before it is ripe enough to eat. The thick leaves of 'Dwarf Red' Banana work well for wrapping and grilling meats. Known by many names throughout the world: Cuban Red, Jamaican Red, Colorado, Indio and Macaboo.
- These 6" plants come in 2.5" x 2.5" x 3.5" deep pots.
- Cultivation This is a fast growing variety of Musa. Can be grown in full sun to 60% shade for fruit production. 30-60% shade for foliage. Cold, heat and wind tolerant. Mature height of 5-7' tall, smaller in containers. Hardiness zone 8-11.