Musa itinerans - Mekong Giant
The Mekong Giant is an unusually cold hardy banana plant, that attains a pink to purple pseudo stem as it ages. This guy is a fast grower!
Average mature height: 40 feet
Fertilizer: N/P/K (Nitrogen/Phosphorus/Potassium) in a 3/1/6 ratio.
Light: Mostly sunny
Soil: Soils that hold water. (Ditches and low-lying spots are ideal.) Suitable for bogs.
GOOD TO KNOW
Plant size. We ship our plants in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 2.5 to 6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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