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Banana plant 'Apple'


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Apple is part of the Musa genus and is a Banana plant variety. Its scientific name is Musa 'Apple'. Apple grows as a Perennial and is a Fruit. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Apple normally grows with a mat-forming habit to a mature height of 3.96 metres (that's 12.88 feet imperial).

Philippines is believed to be where Apple originates from.

Apple Banana plant is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Apple

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Apple is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Apple from seed

Transplanting Apple

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Apple is a tender plant.

Harvesting Apple

Other Names for Banana plant 'Apple'

Manzano, Latundan, Silk