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Abyssinian Banana

Fast grower will create instant shade and a tropical atmosphere. Giant green leaves with dark red undersides and a thick red trunk.

Companion Plants

Common Boxwood

Italian Cypress

Spreading Juniper

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Abyssinian Banana

  • Botanical name

    Ensete ventricosum

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 10 (30°F) to USDA Zone 11 (40°F).

  • Light

    Part sun

  • Height

    15-20' (4.5-6 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Once a month

  • Water


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Protect from winter winds

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Ethan C.'s collection