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Ensete glaucum  Snow Banana

Ensete glaucum – Snow Banana Ensete glaucum – Snow Banana
Product Code: Y3-01400
Ornamental Value: Beautiful
Availability: In Stock

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Minimum order value for orders containing SMALL PACKETS only is EUR 25. For orders containing WHOLESALE sizes only (or mixed orders) minimum order value is EUR 100.
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Size: Small Packets
Seeds Weight Price
  • 10 seeds
0.01 kg USD 7.10

Size: Wholesale
Seeds Weight Price
  • 100 seeds
0.08 kg USD 21.08
  • 1,000 seeds
0.82 kg USD 132.05

Quantity:  
  • Ornamental Value (low–high) 5
    4.8
  • Germination (difficult–easy) 4
    4.3
  • Germination Time (years–days) 4
    4.3
  • Plant Care (difficult–easy) 4
    3.5
  • Speed of Growth (slow–fast) 5
    4.5
  • Total 4
    4.3
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, and possibly also in Tibet, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua, New Guinea. It has a thick, solitary, waxy blue trunk; huge, bluish leaves up to 3 m (10 ft.) long; and a huge, nodding, banana-producing inflorescence. It is extremely fast growing and so requires a good supply of fertilizer and water and is best planted in rich soil. In cool climates it is deciduous and hardy enough to survive winters outdoors with some protection, especially if kept quite dry.
Cultural Requirements
Sun Exposure Full sun from early age
Light shade when young
Frost Tolerance Moderate
Water Requirements High
Wind Tolerance Low
Appearance
Growth Rate Very fast
Growth Form Palmlike Tree
Herbaceous Tree
Ornamental Value Beautiful
Uses
Properties Deciduous
Evergreen
Flowering
Gardening Landscaping
Ornamental
Potted
Classification
Plant Group Bananas
Botanical Order Zingiberales
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Overall Rating (low–high)
Ornamental Value (low–high)
Germination (difficult–easy)
Germination Time (years–days)
Plant Care (difficult–easy)
Speed of Growth (slow–fast)
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