Ensete Maurelii. These plants are exceptional quality.
The Ensete Maurelii brings an amazing tropical feeling to your garden. Also known as the Red Abyssinian Banana it has huge exotic sail-like foliage. Most of the leaf surface has a red flush to them and the undersides are a rich dark crimson in colour giving instant impact and a sense of the jungle.
This variety is an spectacular specimen plant for an exotic style garden.
Very fast and easy to grow, just water and feed generously during the growing season. Dig up and store dry in winter.
Best kept sheltered from strong winds to avoid the leaves shredding.
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ENSETE MAURELII. Red Abyssinian Banana
Latin Name: Ensete Maurelli.
Common Name: Red Abyssinian Banana, Ethiopean Banana.
Origin: Ethiopia, Africa
Hardiness: Hardy down to -2
Growth: Fast growing. Huge exotic paddle-shaped leaves, the surface of which is flushed red. Easy to grow. Dig and store dry in winter
Sun: Full sun/partial shade.
Soil: Well drained soil.
Moisture: Water well in summer.
Feed: Feed weekly in the growing season with high nitrogen feed.
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