Common name: Maclayi banana tree
Origin: Papua New Guinea
Height at maturity: 3 to 6 meters
Exposure: sunny to partial shade
Plant type: banana tree
Flower color: white
Type of soil: draining, humus
Use: pot, insulated, veranda
Diseases and Pests:-
Storage of seeds: 3 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
Musa maclayi is native to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. It is considered one of the ancestors of banana cultivars.
The plant has a red sap, an erect flowering and fruiting stem. Its leaves are narrow and stiff.
The fruits, inedible, are rounded and arranged tightly together in clusters.