Botanical name: Musa
Crown and root system: This is a tall grass, capable of reaching up to 5 meters. The plant is pervasive with a unique shape and large, impressive leaves, and can be used as a hedge.
Growing regions: Areas that are free of frost.
Ripening date: Summer months.
Planting in a container: Cannot be planted in a container because of its tendency to spread all over its surroundings.
Recommended planting season: All year round, except for cold months.
Varieties sold at the nursery:
Grand Nain: Considered to be the leading commercial variety in Israel. It ripens at the beginning of the season and is characterized by its high and consistent fertility.
Good to know:
Bananas require maximum irrigation in order to yield fruit.