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Plant Characteristics

Plant Type
  • Annual
  • Tropical
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Seasons of Interest
  • Summer
Best Usages
  • Accent Plant
Best Characteristics
  • Foliage

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Tropical Bananas are easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Perfect for Deck or patio containers.

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Ensete x 'Tandarra Red'

Buy Tandara Red Banana online. This is an excellent foliage plant with waxy fronds of deep green reddish-purple tones and leaf margins. Very similar to Ensete 'Maurellii', but slightly more contrasting leaf and vein colour.Use for an exotic tropical look.

Mature Height:

4 Feet

Mature Spread:

3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Musaceae · Common Name: Banana

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2606

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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