Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Poquito Banana (Musa 'Poquito') is a compact, ornamental banana plant valued for its small stature, attractive foliage, and delicious fruit. This dwarf variety is perfect for those who desire a tropical look in their garden but have limited space or live in cooler climates.
The Poquito Banana is a small, fast-growing variety that typically reaches a height of 4 to 6 feet, making it an excellent choice for container gardening or small gardens. Hardy in USDA zones 8 to 11, this plant can be grown outdoors in warmer climates and brought indoors during the colder months in cooler regions.
The Poquito Banana is not only grown for its ornamental value but also for its edible fruit, which is smaller and sweeter than the common banana. This plant prefers well-draining soil and consistent moisture, and it thrives in full sun to partial shade.
One of the main attractions of the Poquito Banana is its lush, tropical foliage. The large, paddle-shaped leaves are bright green and can grow up to 3 feet long, providing an exotic, dramatic appearance. The leaves are held on sturdy, thick pseudostems, giving the plant a robust and striking look.
These broad, vibrant leaves create an instant tropical ambiance in any garden setting and can be used as a focal point, backdrop, or in combination with other plants to create a lush, jungle-like atmosphere.
In addition to its attractive foliage, the Poquito Banana also produces small, delicious fruit. The bananas are typically 3 to 4 inches long and are sweeter and creamier than the more commonly known Cavendish variety. The fruit is produced after the plant has been established for about two years and will ripen on the plant in warmer climates.
For those in cooler regions, the Poquito Banana can be grown in a container and moved indoors during the winter months, where it may still produce fruit under the right conditions. The compact size and tasty fruit make the Poquito Banana a popular choice for home gardeners who want a unique and edible addition to their tropical garden.
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