Musa helens hybrid – Helen’s cold hardy banana
This frost hardy banana tree is a must for your garden. This spieces is a hybrid between Musa sikkimensis and Musa chini champa. The plants that get a lot of sun, the pseudostem turns green/white and the leaf stalks have a wax red color of the underside leaves. The leaves have beautifull red marks on the leaves. The fruits taste sweet delicious. A true ornamental plant. It grows in root clumps of very tall plants. This tree can grow up to 5 meters tall. Best for this specimen is to keep it in a container. The hardiness is similar to Musa sikkimensis or even better. You will receive a healthy plug plant.
Expected availability 05-2024
We are experts in germinating special rare Musa and Ensete seeds. Gilian Plants does everything themselves so they can offer you the real thing. Gilian Plants has new seeds every year in certain wholesale quantities.
All bananas without protection are not frost resistant
• Position: shade / half shade
• Care of the plants: simple
• Watering: a lot of water
• Hardiness: minus -7
• Country of origin: Himalaya, India