Dwarf Cavendish Banana
If there were a popularity contest for bananas, the Dwarf Cavendish would win. This variety swept the hearts of commercial producers in the 1950s when the Gros Michel variety, the previous supermarket winner, was destroyed by disease. The Dwarf Cavendish produces medium-sized bananas.
- Average mature height: 8-10 feet
- Fertilizer: N/P/K (Nitrogen/Phosphorus/Potassium) in a 3/1/6 ratio
- Light: Mostly sunny
- Soil: Rich, well-drained
- Zones: 8-11
Plant size. We ship our plants in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3 to 6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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