Dwarf Orinoco Banana - Musa
With the Dwarf Orinoco, you get all the same versatile qualities of the Orinoco Banana in a much smaller size (6-10 feet at maturity). Dwarf varieties are great for your landscaping and are also great candidates for container growing. Use peat or potting soil and start in a 1-gallon pot (7-8 inches). When ready, move to a 5 or 7-gallon pot (12-14 inches) and then to a 15 or even 25-gallon container (18-24 inches).
- Average mature height: 6-10 feet
- Fertilizer: N/P/K (Nitrogen/Phosphorus/Potassium) in a 3/1/6 ratio
- Light: Full to part sun
- Soil: Rich, well-drained
- Zones: 7b-11
Plant size. Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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