This Musa is originally from Japan and is related to the Musaceae.
The fibrebanana is perennial, but has to be covered by for example straw. When is done correct the rhizomes will sprout again in the spring.
The overhead parts will die during frostperiods. After a few years this plant can reach 4 metres high. The flowers only appear when the plant is kept frost free. The purple flower grows itself to uneatable bananas. These are small and green. Unfortunately this happens rarely in the Netherlands.
Lots of light to partial shaed.
Temperature – 5 untill 25 C.
Water the plant regularly, soil must be kept moist. Firtilize once per 2 weeks, but stop after july.
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We grow the Musa Basjoo in a 17cm pot.
17 - 1 pp