Michelia foveolata /Banana Shrub

Michelia foveolata  / Michelia foveolata
Large coarse textured foliage
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Large coarse textured foliage

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Scientific Name: Michelia foveolata
Common Name: Banana Shrub
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This species has leathery leaves covered with golden hairs that turn green. Solitary, fragrant white to yellowish with pale yellow petals appear in spring.