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Super Dwarf Banana Plant for Sale Online
Super Dwarf Banana Plants (Musa acuminata) are heat-loving patio plants that will transform your outdoor living space into a tropical oasis. This miniature banana plant has beautiful wine-colored variegation on some of its leaves, giving it ornamental value for your interior. Super Dwarf Banana tropical plants can be grown inside the home, on the porch, the patio, or your backyard oasis.
- Thrives in full sun to partial shade
- Fruits only in ideal tropical conditions
- Keep Banana Plants well watered
- Fast-grower and low maintenance
|Mature Height:||3 to 4 Feet|
|Mature Width:||3 to 4 Feet|
|Classification:||Green and red variegated foliage|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Habit:||Upright palm, narrow at base|
|Fruit:||Produces small bananas but only in tropical climates|
|Soil Condition:||Likes to dry out occasionally|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to dry out between watering|
|Uses:||Houseplant for bright spaces|
How to Care for Super Dwarf Banana Plant
What is the best light for Super Dwarf Banana Plants?
Super Dwarf Banana Plants prefer to have as much light as possible but also thrive in partial shade. Large south facing or western windows provide enough light indoors to keep them happy. Outdoors, they can go in full sun or some light shade.
What is the best soil for Super Dwarf Banana Plants?
Super Dwarf Banana Plants need a very well draining soil, and prefer to have slightly dry conditions. Regular potting mix with compost works well for plants potted in containers. Try to avoid an area with clay soil if planting outdoors to encourage better drainage.
How do I water Super Dwarf Banana Plants?
Super Dwarf Banana Plants like to dry out occasionally between watering. It does not like to stay or sit in water or get too dry. Plants that are watered too often usually get crown or root rot, meaning the plant will die at the soil base, or the roots will die first. This is a good reason to fill a saucer with pea gravel under the pot to allow excess water to completely drain from the pot after each watering. This also helps to raise the humidity level locally around the plant which Super Dwarf Banana plants thrive in.
How do I fertilize Super Dwarf Banana Plants?
Any all purpose, fertilizer will work for Super Dwarf Banana Plants. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble quick release, and granular slow release fertilizers. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. All of these fertilizers may be used when planting Super Dwarf Banana indoors or outdoors.