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Banana - Exotic Seed Collection

Ensete ventricosum, Abyssinian Banana, Ethiopian Banana, Musa ensete, Musa arnoldiana

Tender Perennial

Decorative, huge leaves rivalling any expensive mature house plants. Grows 3ft in the first four months!

Ideal For:
patio, greenhouse, conservatory, exotic garden, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (5 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £4.99

Sow any time of year after soaking the seeds for 24 hours in lukewarm water. Use a peat based seed compost and sow 6mm (0.25in) deep. After sowing, seal the seed container inside a polythene bag in order to keep the compost moist. Germination is slow and erratic and can take 1-6 months at 80F.

As each seed germinates, transfer it to a 3 in pot of good free draining compost, taking care not to damage the fragile roots. Pot on as required, the larger the container the larger the plant will grow.

Grow on in warm well lit conditions. During summer they can be stood outside or planted in the border but should be brought into well lit frost free conditions for the winter when it should be kept moderately dry. Some discolouration of the leaf ends may occur through the winter months but this won't harm the plant.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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