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Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection
Architectural Banana Plant Collection

Architectural Banana Plant Collection

Ornamental Bananas will bring a stunning tropical look to your garden with their enormous, lush leaves. These plants won’t produce fruit, but they will look incredible. They’re frost hardy to -5°C,… Read more

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Ornamental Bananas will bring a stunning tropical look to your garden with their enormous, lush leaves. These plants won’t produce fruit, but they will look incredible. They’re frost hardy to -5°C, but will all regrow from the ground in spring if they get too cold.

This Architectural Banana Collection includes 1 x 1L of each of the following varieties:

  • Japanese Banana (Musa basjoo): The largest ornamental banana with huge, fan-like green leaves.
  • Red Abyssinian Banana (Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'): Lovely purple stems and red-purple leaf veins and edges.
  • Golden Lotus Banana (Musella lasiocarpa): Fabulous paddle-shaped leaves and striking yellow flowers that can last six months.
PLANT FEATURES
  • Height:150 cm
  • Spread:100 cm
  • Perfect In Pots
  • Plant In Sunshine
  • Winter Hardy
  • Easy To Grow
CARE INFORMATION

Top Tips

Over time, your bananas will produce small offsets at the base. These can either be left to form a clump or separated off and grown on.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for Bananas:

  • When growing outdoors, choose a site that is sheltered from the wind both for winter protection and also to prevent leaves being shredded.
  • Plant in late spring, in a well-drained soil, that has been enriched with plenty of organic matter.
  • Once plants are established, water and feed generously through the summer as they are greedy feeders.
  • Musa basjoo, can be left in situ over winter, although we do recommend that plants are wrapped to protect from cold weather.
  • Red Abyssinian banana and Musella lasiocapa are best grown in large pots and moved into a frost-free place to over-winter.

When growing bananas in containers:

  • Grow in a soil-based compost, such as John Innes No. 3 with extra grit added to improve drainage.
  • Container-grown plants need ample watering during spring and summer months plus a weekly feed during the spring and summer with a general-purpose liquid feed, or a controlled-release fertiliser.
  • In autumn, over winter plants in a frost-free greenhouse or conservatory and reduce watering and feeding - watering only when on the dry side in winter.

Aftercare Advice for your Banana trees:

  • Pot on in spring either once a year, or every other year. Increase pot size by 5-7.5cm (2-3in) initially then once established in 30cm (10in) pots, increase size by 10-15cm (4-6 inches) every two to three years.

Pruning Advice for Bananas:

  • Little pruning is needed. Just cut away old leaves near their base and, when wrapping up plants outdoors for winter, some stems may need to be cut back.
DELIVERY INFORMATION

Our experienced team at the nursery will always carefully package and send your plants nursery fresh in the perfect condition to thrive once you receive and plant them. Although most plants are extremely tough and will not be affected by all but the most extreme of weather conditions, we always avoid dispatching the most perishable plants if extreme frosts or heat is forecast. We also avoid dispatching orders over Bank Holiday weekends.

Please allow 7 to 10 days for your delivery to arrive. If you have ordered a 'pre-order' item, these will be sent out as soon as possible after the quoted dispatch date and we generally ship your entire order with any pre-ordered items. Once your order has been dispatched, we will send you an email with details on how you can track it.

We send most of our orders via a fully tracked courier service with Yodel. We will send you a tracking link as soon as your order has been dispatched. To avoid perishable items being stuck at depots and deteriorating, we will not require a signature on delivery, and we ask out couriers to leave your item in a safe place ad your delivery address.

*Please note, once your item has been delivered, we cannot be held responsible for loss or theft from your delivery address. If you have delivery instruction and require our courier to leave your item in a specific place, please let us know - there is an option to leave a message for the courier at the checkout.

For smaller and single-item orders, we may send these via the post with Royal Mail - Tracking will not be available for orders sent via this method.

**Please note, we cannot guarantee delivery on a certain day or time. Delivery to outlying postcode areas may take 1-2 days longer, dependent on your location.

For all orders, a delivery fee of £6.99 will be charged. Some items have additional surcharges, as noted on the product page

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Tray Of 120 Plugs
Small Plugs

Size:
Height 4-6cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Tray Of 60 Plugs
Medium Plugs

Size:
Height 5-7cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Plugs
Plugs

Size:
Height 8-12cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Jumbo Plugs
Plugs

Size:
Height 10-20cm

Ease:
Easy

Grow On?:
Yes

Garden Ready
Garden Ready

Size:
Height 14-20cm

Ease:
Easiest

Grow On?:
Not Necessary

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