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Red Leaved Banana

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Palm-like plant with huge broad foliage in compact rosettes atop tall stems. Wine-red coloring to the leaves. A popular choice for tropical-inspired gardens. Photo credit: Robin Banks


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    10 - 15 feet

  • Spread
    7—12 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'
Plant Type Tropicals, Perennials
Plant Subtype TROPICAL PERENNIAL
Foliage Color Burgundy
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 10 - 11
Height 10 - 15 feet
Spread 7—12 feet
Special Uses Easy Care
Landscape Uses Container
Flower Color White

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