Musa 'Bordelon'

Also known as:

  • Banana

Plant Type

tree, perennial

Zones

9a-11

Size

H:9'-14'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

high

Special Situation:

verticillium wilt resistant

Sun Exposure:

sun, mostly shade

Features

Foliage Season:

evergreen

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Oregon City, Oregon

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6350 North Preston Hwy Louisville, Kentucky

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6350 North Preston Hwy Louisville, Kentucky

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Louisville, Kentucky

502-963-3694

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Musa bordelon is a very ornamental banana with green leaves and red markings on each leaf. The undersides of the leaves are a dark maroon and the trunks have some green and maroon on them as well. Plants are slender and tall growing to around 12 feet tall or more. The inflorescence is a large pink pesudo star shape with small yellow flowers. A great ornamental tropical zones 8 and up.

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Oregon City, Oregon

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Very colorful ornamental banana. Large foliage with maroon splotches on the upper leaves with the undersides completely maroon. Real flashy ornamental, seeded inedible fruit, grows to 14' high, more cold hardy then most bananas.

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