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Winter hardy / Snow Banana (Ensete glaucum)

Snow Banana (Ensete glaucum)
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Combined with good protection against frost and a sheltered spot, the snow banana can be quite hardy. It originates from the Himalayas at altitudes up to 3.000 meters and is a fast grower.

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2 days

€ 3,00
Price per 5 seeds


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Common name:
Snow Banana


The snow banana grows in the Himalayas at an altitude of 3.000 meters and is therefore resistant to low temperatures. In fact, unprotected the species can withstand light frost. If ,however, the plant is wrapped well with insulation during the winter, combined with a sheltered spot, it could be hardy up to -10 up to -15 degrees Celsius. It’s a fast grower with leaves up to 3 meters tall and large, pale green flowers.

Germination instructions:
First scarify the seeds with some sand paper and then soak them in lukewarm water for 48 hours. Sow them in sowing mix and let them germinate at around 25 degC. Germination can take several weeks to months. 

Sowing time:
All year round

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Benny - 20-12-2020 14:50

na enkele weken wachten is 1/5 gekiemd en groeit deze razendsnel. Hopelijk volgen de andere zaden ook nog.

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