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Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' /Abyssinian Banana

Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'  / Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'
Striking red stems a major feature of this banana
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Striking red stems a major feature of this banana

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Scientific Name: Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'
Common Name: Abyssinian Banana
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This plant not grown for its fruit, rather for its quick growth for a tropical effect and reddish color of the leaves. It does not tolerate freezes, but can be used as a container plant that can be protected.