‘Poquito’ Banana

‘Poquito’ Banana

Musa ‘Poquito’ PP26424

“Just right” ‘Poquito’ quickly grows to about 3 feet high, working well in containers, as a border or in a tropical garden. New growth boasts red spots against green leaves.

Bloom/Feature

New growth boasts red spots against green leaves

Plant Type

Tropicals

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

9, 10, 11, 12

Zone Detail

20°F

Key Features

Clumping Habit, Dwarf, Heat Tolerance, Variegated Foliage, Wet Areas

Flowering Season

Fall

Use

Accent, Container

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Low amt of even n-p-k pre-planting

Dimensions

3' H x 3' W

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants