Basjoo Banana - Musa
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When it comes to bananas that can withstand the cold, the Basjoo reigns supreme. You can grow this variety in all 50 states. -3° F? No problem. -20° F? With protective mulch, you're still in luck. You can also grow this variety indoors. The Basjoo is a spectacular ornamental plant, but it also produces fruit. Just be ready to pick out the seeds.
• Average mature height: 12-14 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.) Water frequently if planted in sandy soil.
• Zones: 3-11
A baby plant, that is 3-8 inches tall, will arrive at your home in a 3-inch-deep pot. Then, raise your new baby to maturity under your caring, green thumb.
Questions or Problems?
We have shipped thousands of plants safely to their destinations; however, please send us a picture of your plant(s) within 48 hours of arrival if you have any questions or problems. We can then assess for our Live Delivery Guarantee.
A few leaves may die during shipping. No fear! It's still healthy and will grow new leaves. Trim old growth and repot into a larger pot to encourage new growth.
Make your banana trees happy with Wellspring Gardens' premium water-soluble Banana Fuel. Once a week, use a one-gallon watering can and the amount of fuel specified below. Your bananas will thank you.
• Indoor potted plants: 1/4 teaspoon
• Outdoor potted plants: 1/2 teaspoon
• Outdoor landscape plants: 1 teaspoon
Cold Weather Shipping
We don’t advise shipping in freezing temperatures. Please ensure temperature lows in your area aren't under 35℉ when you order. If they are that low, just email us and we will be happy to hold your order. Also, make sure to track your package closely and retrieve it as soon as it arrives. We insulate packages bound for cold destinations. We do not, however, use heat packs.