Tropical Banana Plant
proprclothing.com -Tropical Banana Plant When caring for banana plants, it is important to remember that they are tropical plants and therefore need to be warm and moist, and planted in soil that drains very well. Bananas plants come in hundreds of varieties and some are more tolerant to colder temperatures, but most like for environmental temperatures to stay above 50 degrees F degrees.
Kentucky gardening: how to grow a Tropical Banana Plant . It's hard to grow 'bodacious' tropical bananas in your Kentucky garden. Kentucky gardeners love to grow things that we shouldn't. Take the tropical banana, grown for its lush foliage.
How to grow banana plants and keep them. A banana plant takes about 9 months to grow up and produce a bunch of bananas. Then the mother plant dies. But around the base of it are many suckers, little baby plants. At the base of a banana plant, under the ground, is a big rhizome, called the corm. The corm has growing points and they turn into new suckers.
Plant delights nursery. The banana plant family contains 3 genera; Musa (the common banana tree), Musella (the dwarf banana plant), and Ensete (a mid-sized ornamental banana plant). Edible fruit comes from hybrids of the genus Musa. All three genera of banana plants are ornamental and produce large, tropical looking plants.