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Banana plant 'Blue java'


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Belonging to the Musa genus (Musa 'Blue java'), Blue java is a variety of Banana plant. Blue java normally grows to a mature height of 4.57 metres (that's 14.85 feet imperial).

Indonesia is believed to be where Blue java originates from.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Blue java Banana plant is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Blue java have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Blue java

  • Full Sun

  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Blue java is thought of as tender, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Blue java are Zone 8 and Zone 12.

Growing Blue java from seed

Transplanting Blue java

As Blue java is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Blue java

Other Names for Banana plant 'Blue java'

Ice cream