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Banana plant care instructions

Musa

All care instructions and information about Banana plant (Musa) have been provided by real gardeners.

Lifecycle Is Banana plant annual or perennial?
Perennial
Growing Difficulty How hard is it to grow Banana plant?
Very easy 1/5
Growth Habit What shape or habit does Banana plant grow into?
Clump-Forming
Hardiness How frost hardy is Banana plant?
Tender
Country of Origin Where did Banana plant come from?
Australia
Mature Height How tall does Banana plant grow?
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Mature Spread How wide does Banana plant grow?
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USDA Zone Range Which zones does Banana plant grow best in?
Zone 9 to Zone 11
pH Range The level of acidity for Banana plant.
-
Water Requirements How much water does Banana plant require?
Medium
Nitrogen Requirements How much nitrogen fertilizer does Banana plant need?
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Soil What sort of soil should I plant Banana plant in?
Potting Mix / Sand / Clay
Sun How much sunlight does Banana plant need to grow?
Full Sun / Partial Sun
Can Sow Direct? Can Banana plant be sown directly?
No
Sowing Depth How deep to plant Banana plant?
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Sowing Distance Apart How far apart to plant Banana plant?
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Sowing Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Banana plant?
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Ideal Germination Temperature Range What temperatures does Banana plant need in order to germinate?
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Growing Temperatures What temperatures are best to grow Banana plant in?
20°C / 68°F to 27°C / 81°F
Planting Distance Apart How far apart to plant Banana plant seedlings.
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Planting Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Banana plant seedlings.
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Bloom Time When will Banana plant bloom?
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Harvest Time When is Banana plant ready for harvest?
All Year
Pruning Time When should I prune Banana plant?
All Year