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Bananas

The banana family or Musaceae is fairly small with just over 90 species in the genera Ensete, Musa and Musella, the latter being somewhat controversial and frequently included in Ensete. All species are fairly large and fast growing herbs that form a tuberous rhizome and produce pseudostems formed by densely packed leafbases to have the function and look of a trunk. One of the most impressive species in the banana family is Musa ingens, which can reach up to an astonishing 30 m (98 ft) in height. Some wild bananas are edible, but their fruits are studded with small hard seeds. Seedless banana cultivars can obviously not be reproduced by seeds. Closely related to bananas and very similar vegetatively are Heliconia, Ravenala (the Travelers Palm) and Strelitzia (the Bird of Paradise). All bananas are of tropical or warm temperate origin in Africa and Asia and only a few are fairly cold tolerant.

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Bananensamen Startpäckchen – Banana Seed Sampler
Ensete glaucumEnsete ventricosumMusa coccineaMusa ornataMusa velutinaMusella lasiocarpaBananas are fascinating and extremely fast growing plants that will create a tropical look in your home or garden within a very short time. This selection contains one portion (approximately 10 seeds) each of six ..
From USD 3.98 In Stock
Ensete glaucum – Snow Banana
This exciting but little-known banana relative is also known as Musa nepalensis and Ensete giganteum, hinting at the plant's giant size, and is synonymous with the legendary "Snow Banana" Ensete wilsonii. It grows in China (Yunnan 800-2700 m (2600-8800 ft.) asl !!!), Nepal, India, Myanmar, Thailand,..
From USD 7.08 In Stock
Based on 43 comments.
Ensete lecongkietii
Orphan Banana

= Ensete sp. 'Kluay Pa'
This Ensete species was originally known from the Chiangmai area in the northwest of Thailand and locally called 'Kluay Pa'. It has also been brought into cultivation here and has long been confused with Ensete superbum, a very different species native to India. 'Kluay Pa' grows on steep limestone c..
From USD 8.30 In Stock
Based on 2 comments.
This unique species of Ensete from Madagascar, described in 1905 by French botanist Claverie, not only is the Islands only native banana, but also has remained in obscurity and listed as poorly known ever since its discovery. In overall appearance not unlike the Asian Ensete glaucum, it has a robust..
From USD 18.26 In Stock
Based on 2 comments.
Ensete ventricosum 'Large Seed' – Abyssinian Banana
Seeds of this form came from cultivated plants in the Andes in South America and are easily up to four times as big as regular Ensete ventricosum seeds...
From USD 8.30 In Stock
Based on 3 comments.
Ensete ventricosum – Abyssinian Banana
This massive banana, whose trunk can reach nearly a meter (3 ft.) in diameter, is a real botanical curiosity. The Abyssinian Banana is unbelievably fast growing, and the undersides of the leaf midribs of its huge leaves are a vivid crimson red. Native to the highlands of eastern Africa between 1500 ..
From USD 7.08 In Stock
Based on 53 comments.
Musa acuminata subsp. acuminata
One of the ancestors of today's fruit bananas, native throughout most of tropical Asia. Very robust and fast growing...
From USD 5.42 In Stock
Based on 2 comments.
Musa acuminata is considered one of the ancestors of the fruit banana. It is a highly variable, midsized species with a rather slender pseudostem and narrow, upright leaves. It has many interesting subspecies. This particular one is native to montane forests on Borneo. It has a distinct yellowish ti..
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Musa acuminata var. tomentosa – Sulawesi Banana
A rare variety of the well known and variable Musa acuminata, endemic to northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. It has purplish brown petioles and would make a beautiful ornamental for tropical climates...
From USD 11.84 In Stock
Musa arfakiana – Bulada Banana
This rare, new banana was described in 2010 from montane rainforests in the Arfak Mountains in Papua, Indonesia on the island of New Guinea between 1500 and 1800 m. It is a weakly clustering, smallish banana with a slender, blackish pseudostem to 2 m tall, ascending leaves about 1.6 m long and an up..
From USD 16.05 In Stock
Musa balbisiana var. balbisiana – Sweet Banana
An obscure but exciting banana native to India, Myanmar, Tibet, Sri Lanka and east to Papua New Guinea, Musa balbisiana is perhaps one of the progenitors of the commercial banana. It grows at some altitude so may tolerate cool conditions, but its main characteristic is its huge flower. As with other..
From USD 5.64 In Stock
Based on 8 comments.
A moderately large, robust species from the tropical lowlands of Brunei and northern Sarawak on the island of Borneo, with densely clustering, slender pseudostems to 6 m (20 ft.) tall. These hold a crown of narrow, ascending leaves to 5 m (16 ft.) long. The stout, arching inflorescence has yellow or..
From USD 7.64 In Stock
A smallish Musa from Sarawak on the island of Borneo that forms clusters of green to whitish, dark blotched pseudostems to 1 or 2 m (3 to 7 ft.) tall. The upright inflorescence displays beautiful pink-purple bracts followed by amazing, small, slender, pale green fruit with purple blotches. Musa camp..
From USD 8.63 In Stock
Musa cheesmanii – Cheesman's Banana
A vigorous, medium-sized, wild banana from Northeastern India. The pseudostems are densely clustering, dark reddish brown, with a waxy white bloom towards the leaf stalk. The leaf is bright green above with a pale midrib and grayish below with a conspicuous purple brown midrib. Although M. cheesmani..
From USD 5.75 In Stock
Based on 5 comments.
A dwarf banana with slender pseudostems rarely more than 2 m tall, narrow leaves and an upright inflorescence with pinkish to white bracts and purple to greenish white fruits. Musa gracilis is native to lowland forests in the eastern and southern Malay Peninsula. It prefers humid, tropical condition..
From USD 15.05 In Stock
A little-known banana only about 2.5 m (8 ft.) tall that forms attractive clumps. The upright, hairy-stalked inflorescence produces a pointed bud with glossy, purplish-pink bracts, followed by small, squat, densely golden-hairy fruits. The fruits, as in only very few other banana species, dehisce wh..
From USD 5.75 In Stock
Based on 1 comments.
Musa ingens – Giant Highland Banana
There are few other plants so fervently sought after as this enigmatic giant banana from the rugged and mysterious mountains of New Guinea. With a trunk to at least 15 m tall, about a meter in diamater at the base and a total plant height of 20 m or more, it is the undisputed record holder for the l..
From USD 15.94 In Stock
Musa itinerans 'Burmese Blue' – Blue Burmese Banana
A moderately sized banana from northern Thailand, Laos and Vietnam that has previously been associated with both M. acuminata and M. balbisiana but is now thought to be Musa itinerans, close to the recently described variety guangdongensis but not the same as it grows considerably bigger and has suc..
From USD 5.75 In Stock
Based on 3 comments.
Musa itinerans var. chinensis
A medium sized banana to about 4 m tall from southern China, where it grows on steep slopes, in valleys and ravines between 300 and 1800 m. It is one of the hardiest bananas and in cultivation is best suited to warm temperate and tropical climates in USDA Zones 9 and above...
From USD 7.53 In Stock
Musa itinerans var. formosana
A medium sized banana reasonably common in conifer forests on the island of Taiwan to 1800 m. In cultivation it is best suited to warm temperate climates and can take light freezes, making it suitable for USDA Zones 9 and above...
From USD 7.08 In Stock
Musa itinerans var. itinerans
(Description coming soon)..
From USD 5.42 In Stock
Musa itinerans var. kavalanensis – Ilan Yellow Banana
A medium sized banana from mountainous tropical forests on the island of Taiwan between 200 and 900 m. It differs from Musa itinerans var. formosana mainly in the inflorescence bracts being yellowish green without any red streaking. In cultivation it is best suited to warm temperate and tropical cli..
From USD 7.19 In Stock
Musa johnsii – Mel Banana
This rare banana was described in 2001 from submontane rainforests in Papua, Indonesia on the island of New Guinea between 1000 and 1600 m (3300 and 5200 ft). It is a weakly clustering, mid-sized banana with robust, brownish pseudostems to 4 m (13 ft) tall, ascending leaves about 2.5 m (8 ft) long a..
From USD 11.84 In Stock
A very slender, smallish banana with reddish-purple pseudostems and narrow, drooping leaves with bright, waxy white undersides. The slender inflorescence holds orange red bracts with a bluish waxy hue and greenish flowers followed by finger-sized, yellow fruits with very small seeds, only about 1.5 ..
From USD 5.75 In Stock
Musa lolodensis – Fairchild's Loloda Banana
A moderately large banana that forms small clusters of robust pseudostems to 7 m tall. The inflorescence produces a large bunch of bright orange fruits that split open as they ripen, revealing a golden yellow, edible pulp studded with small, angled seeds. It is one of only a few species that are sch..
From USD 16.05 In Stock
Musa mannii – Indian Dwarf Banana
A delightful, ornamental dwarf banana from the humid jungles of northeastern India with thin, blackish pseudostems that reach 60 to 150 cm (2 to 5 ft.) tall, and spreading leaves with purplish-red midribs. The beautiful purplish pink flowers are held upright among the leaves. Musa mannii adapts well..
From USD 5.75 In Stock
Based on 2 comments.
This diminutive mountain banana is only known to grow above elevations of 1000 m (3300 ft.) in the mountainous regions of northern Sabah, Borneo. The slender, dark mottled pseudostems are only 1 to 2 m (3 to 7 ft.) tall. The upright inflorescence produces glossy purplish-brown bracts followed by min..
From USD 8.63 In Stock
This spectacular banana from lowland areas in Sarawak on the Island of Borneo produces clustering pseudostems to about 4 m (13 ft.) tall. The arching inflorescence holds about 6 hands of finger-long fruits and a pendulous red or brownish male bud. Closely related to M. textilis, it does best with tr..
From USD 10.29 In Stock
Musa ornata 'Pink'
A very easy to grow small species with light pink, long-lasting inflorescences. Occasionally seen in the trade as M. ornata "Standard Lavender"...
From USD 5.64 In Stock
Based on 3 comments.
Musa ornata 'Purple'
A superb, robust and fast growing small ornamental banana with highly ornamental, purple inflorescences and bluish green leaves. It is well adapted to many warm temperate and most tropical climates...
From USD 5.64 In Stock
Based on 3 comments.
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Musa velutina – Pink Dwarf Banana
From USD 5.42

This delightful dwarf banana, to only 1.2 m (4 ft.) tall, is certainly very deserving of a common name that calls attention to its "pinkness." Its somewhat waxy leaves have a pinkish midrib, the flowe...

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Musa sikkimensis – Darjeeling Banana
From USD 5.75

Wow! This large banana species sports a massive pseudostem to 4.5 m (14 ft.) tall and 45 cm (18 in.) in diameter, which is tinged with red. Its new leaves and leaf midribs are purple, and a percentage...

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Ensete ventricosum – Abyssinian Banana
From USD 7.08

This massive banana, whose trunk can reach nearly a meter (3 ft.) in diameter, is a real botanical curiosity. The Abyssinian Banana is unbelievably fast growing, and the undersides of the leaf midribs...

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Ensete glaucum – Snow Banana
From USD 7.08

This exciting but little-known banana relative is also known as Musa nepalensis and Ensete giganteum, hinting at the plant's giant size, and is synonymous with the legendary "Snow Banana" Ensete wilso...

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Musa ingens – Giant Highland Banana
From USD 15.94

There are few other plants so fervently sought after as this enigmatic giant banana from the rugged and mysterious mountains of New Guinea. With a trunk to at least 15 m tall, about a meter in diamate...

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