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Musa acuminata 'Sumatrana' /Sumatrana Banana

Musa acuminata 'Sumatrana'  / Musa acuminata 'Sumatrana'
Clump of coarse textured foliage
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Clump of coarse textured foliage

Large clump of green and maroon colored foliage

Young plants with interesting leaf color patterns

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Scientific Name: Musa acuminata 'Sumatrana'
Common Name: Sumatrana Banana
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Has wine or maroon colored stripes in green leaves and outstanding in the landscape whether planted in the ground or in a container. Once a banana plant has flowered, that stalk will die after it sets fruit. In general, a banana stalk will live until they fruit or killed by cold, whichever is shorter. New stalks come up from the clump each year.