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Musa basjoo (Japanese Banana, Musa)

Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Spreading arching, Architectural Form
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Dark green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost tender, Tender Exotic
Growth V Fast Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Musa basjoo:

  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant

Weaknesses of Musa basjoo

  • Tender exotic suitable only for very mild areas
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Musa basjoo:

  • Tender exotic plant ideal for a sheltered urban garden in full sun
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Common Missspellings: Muso, Musso

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