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Musa Velutina seeds

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Ornamental plant with colour pink-red bracts. Small pink and fluffy bananas not edible. Baf of 10 seeds.

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2,10 €

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FoliagePersistent
BloomingAutomne
BloomingEté
ExposureMiddle-shadow
ExposureSun
MaintenanceNormal

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Musa velutina can reach a height of 1.80 metres. The plant remained smaller if it is grown in a pot, for colder regions. Superb in a floral arrangement.

This ornamental plant has a pink-red bracts. Small pink and fluffy bananas are about 10 cm long and have a white pulp.

Flowering occurs throughout the year. Very quick to flower once the plant reaches 1 metre high.

This small species has leaves long, narrow, shiny spotted Green color of red wine, with a central band of Red-purple under the sheet. The leaves can be up to 1 metre long and 30 cm wide.

Hardiness zone : 4 ° mini C in winter. In the summer, the plant may remain outside, but she will need protection against the cold in winter. This species can resist to cold winters, if it is well protected.

In winter, reduce watering and the tip of the leaves can turn brown, it is quite normal.

Very easy to cultivate, place it in the Sun with a hot direct rays protection. Musa velutina is perfect for the home, since it is an excellent plant pot.

Germination : soak the seeds in water for a period of 24 hours before planting. Plant to 2 cm in depth, in a compost for seed. Place in a warm place and at a temperature between 20 ° C and 25 ° C. The light helps germination. Keep the surface of the soil moist and not mouthfull.