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Banana Ensete 'Maurelli' Plants for Sale Online
Banana Ensete ‘Maurelli’ is a tropical plant known for its large paddle-shaped foliage and sheathing trunk-like structure. Native to East Africa, this plant is also known as Ethiopian Banana and Red Abyssian. It’s bright olive-green, deep-brown, and red-purple ornamental foliage adds an exotic feel to any indoor or outdoor space. Red Banana Abyssian is fast-growing, so plant it in an area with a good amount of growing space.
Although this plant will grow banana-like fruit, it’s dry and not recommended for eating. Mature Banana Ensete ‘Maurelli’ will flower with white blooms, but younger plants don’t flower for 3 to 5 years. It’s also important to note that when planted in a container, Ethiopian Banana doesn’t flower either.
- Native to the tropical and subtropical forests of Africa
- Grows in upright habit
- Best planted or placed in full-sun
- High humidity and heat tolerant
|Mature Height:||8-10 Feet (indoors) or 12-20 Feet (outdoors)|
|Mature Width:||2-4 Feet|
|Foliage:||Burgundy, deep-brown, and red-purple|
|Soil Condition:||Moist, well-drained soil|