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Musa ensete /Ethiopian Banana

Musa ensete  / Musa ensete
Clump of coarse textured foliage in late summer
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Clump of coarse textured foliage in late summer

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Scientific Name: Musa ensete
Common Name: Ethiopian Banana
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
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 on of the most colorful foliage of any banana with the red leaf midrib and of the leaf petiole.