7 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Japanese Hardy Banana Overview
The Japanese Banana or Hardy Banana, Musa basjoo is an evergreen perennial from the Musaceae family. It can grow to a max size of around 5m tall and 2.5m wide. It has thick, ribbed leaves may reach 3m in length. Readily produces suckers around the base. Flowers are cream-coloured and these appear in the summer, they hang in terminal spikes and may lead onto inedible green fruits measuring up to 6cm in length.
How to propagate Japanese Hardy Banana
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Other uses of Japanese Hardy Banana
Grown for their foliage, flowers and fruits (bananas), not all of which are edible.