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Hardy Banana Tree ‘Musa Basjoo’

Hardy Banana Tree ‘Musa Basjoo’

*Pleane note - All aquatic plants ship bare - root.

Hardy Banana is a bright green perennial boasting large paddle shaped leaves standing up to 12 feet tall.

Heat tolerant

Foliage interest


Plant Type:  Perennial

Height Category:  Tall

Garden Height:  8 - 12 feet

Spacing:  6 - 10 feet

Spread:  6 - 10 feet

Flower Colors:  Cream

Foliage Colors:  Green

Foliage Shade:  Green

Habit:  Upright


Light Requirement:  Part Sun to Full Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category:  Easy

Bloom Time:  Mid Summer

Hardiness Zones:  5 - 10

Water Category:  Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:  Average Soil

Uses:  Container, bog garden, landscape

Uses Notes:  Perfect for containers, water gardens, and beds where space permits.

Maintenance Notes:  Performs best in full sun with consistently moist soils.  Place in a sheltered location out of wind to avoid leaf breakage. After frost in late fall, cut back to 2 ft, and if leaving outdoors wrap with protective layer of burlap or bubble wrap and mulch the surrounding ground generously.  If in a container, can be brought inside and given limited moisture until spring.

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