Musella lasiocarpa
Musella lasiocarpa
Musella lasiocarpa
Musella lasiocarpa

Musella lasiocarpa

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Name

Musella lasiocarpa

Common name

China yellow banana, golden lotus banana

What you get

You will recieve a fully rooted 2ltr pot

About

Musella lasiocarpa is an impressive banana with glaucas green leaves that are stiff and upright in habit it will form a dence clump in time to 1.5m in height. The really amazing thing about this banana is its flower looking like a rich yellow water lilly. It takes 3-4 years before it will flower you will suddenly see the stem start to thicken in spring when the flower appears it will last for months. Best in full sun or light shade hardy to -8 with protection or makes a great pot plant.

Origin

China

Planting and care

Best in full sun or light shade plenty of food and water in the growing season if planting in the garden i find cutting the leaves off then covering with a dust bin full of straw will protect it in most winters or it makes a great pot plant.