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Musa balbisiana is a species of wild banana native to eastern South   Asia, northern Southeast Asia, and southern China. It is one of the   ancestors of modern cultivated bananas, along with Musa acuminata. It   was first scientifically described in 1820 by the Italian botanist Luigi   Aloysius Colla. It grows lush leaves in clumps with a more upright   habit than most cultivated bananas. Flowers grow in inflorescences   coloured red to maroon. The fruit are between blue and green. They are   considered inedible because of the seeds they contain. It may be assumed   that wild bananas were cooked and eaten or agriculturalists would not   have developed the cultivated banana. Seeded Musa balbisiana fruit are   called butuhan (‘with seeds’) in the Philippines, and kluai tani in   Thailand.


    Foliage: Evergreen, Minimum  temperature: 10 0C, Watering: Medium, Ultimate height: 5 m

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Musa balbisiana - banana plant - 25 cm(10")-Plant-Live starter

  • Brands VIRIAR
  • Product Code: SM
  • Availability: In Stock
  • 11.99€

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