Snow banana

$2.00

Distribution
The giant herbaceous plant is native to China, Nepal, India, Myanmar (Burma), and Thailand.

It grows from 2,600–8,800 feet (790–2,680 m) in elevation.

Description
Ensete glaucum has a thick, waxy with sometimes bluish tinge, solitary pseudostem. It grows larger than the Abyssinian Banana (Ensete ventricosum).

Its leaves are 1.4–1.8 metres (4.6–5.9 ft) long and 50–60 centimetres (20–24 in) wide
Package have 2 rare seeds.

1 in stock

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Description

Cultivation
The plant is cultivated as an ornamental plant, for its unique swollen bulbous base and large leaves. and is used to feed pigs in parts of China.

It is easy to raise from seed. It is an extremely fast growing banana given heat, but not as hardy as the Abyssinian Banana (Ensete ventricosum), and is not as well known.

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