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Japanese Bannana

Genus: Musa.

Species: Musa basjoo.

Tender Perennial (over Winter or fleece)

Striking foliage - large bright green leaves, arching up from a main stem. The flowers are creamy yellow with large brown bracts and are arranged on a pendant spike. Behind the flowers the small inedible bananas form.

Height: 500cm
Spread: 400cm

Time to divide plants: March to April
Flowering period: July to August

Chris & Mandy June 2010

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