Musa Balbisiana – 5 seeds


Guaranteed Safe Checkout

Common name: Plantain, Balbis banana, starchy banana, mealy banana, seeded apple banana, seedy banana, wild starchy banana
Family: Musaceae
Origin: Asia
Height at maturity: 7 meters
Hardiness: -1°C
Exposure: sunny to partial shade
Plant type: banana tree
Vegetation: perennial
Foliage: evergreen
Bloom: –
Flower color: purple
Type of soil: draining, humus
Watering: regular
Use: pot, insulated, veranda
Diseases and pests: spider mites but disease resistant
Toxicity: –

Storage of seeds: 3 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)

The musa balbisiana is a banana tree which can reach, in its area of ​​origin, the height of 7 meters or even more but a culture in pot will maintain it at a height of 1 to 2 meters. It grows in a clump in the wild, and produces lush foliage. It grows more upright than its banana cousins.

The bananas he offers are loaded with many vitamins and are edible but contain seeds. Nevertheless, the cultivation of bananas is reserved for very hot climates.

The wild banana tree is not resistant to frost and can only be exposed to it for very short periods.

Shopping Cart
Scroll to Top