Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree
Dwarf Cavendish Banana Fruit Tree Musa acuminata
Enjoy Your Own Home Grown Banana
- Fast Growing and Easy to Maintain
- Ideal for backyards, place in full sun or Partial Shade, Create a graceful landscape display with its bright lush foliage
- Enjoy a gorgeous tropical plant in your landscape or home which produces your own home grown Bananas.
- Dwarf fruit plant that grows in pots, harvest healthy fruit rich in fiber, potassium and vitamin C
- Reduce stress and Fatigue by simply enjoying and caring for your plants.
Enjoy and harvest your own Bananas right on the comfort your home. Dwarf Banana tree can grow in partial shade however full sun is recommended for optimal growth, they produce a high quality flavor fruit, can produce fruit within the first 2 year when planted in warmer regions. Dwarf Banana tree is also container friendly, it can remain as a decorative plant both indoors or in patio.
Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
Grow Zones: 4-11 in Patio / 9-11 Outdoors
Minimum Temperature: 25°F
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 8-12ft
Mature Width: 7-9ft
Growth form: Bush
Foliage Color: Green
Soil Conditions: Well drain organics mixes
Care & Maintenance
HOW TO CARE FOR DWARF CAVENDISH BANANA TREE
PLANTING AND CARE - If Planting in the ground dig a hole twice as large than the pot you purchased, Remove the tree from the grower pot, you may cut off the plastic pot if needed. Drop the plant level to the soil, Water the tree as you back fill soil to remove air pockets. Cover the new soil with mulch to retain moisture and keep weeds away.WATER MANAGEMENT - Water twice a week during the first two months, increase frequency during extreme hot days, water slowly to allow the soil to moist evenly.
LIGHT - Thrives in Full Sun, bright light is optimal and will encourage a higher rate of growth. If intended for indoor use bright light is recommended.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant. Once you do decide to fertilize You may use a slow release granular fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring or fall base on label instructions.
PRUNNING is not needed, however regular maintenance is needed as lower bottom leaves age and collapse they can be cut off from the main stem.
INSECTS OR DESEASES - In the event that scale, mealy bugs, or mites are found to affect the plant, they can be controlled by applying horticultural neem oil that can be sprayed directly onto the insects, A second and third treatment, when using oils, will be necessary. Space out the sprays at 2 weeks intervals to break up the mealybug life cycle.
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