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Musa Sikkimensis.   

The Musa Sikkimensis 'Red Tiger' brings an amazing tropical feeling to your garden.  Huge exotic sail-like foliage. Highly ornamental  the leaf surface has a maroon/red patternation to them and the undersides are flushed with maroon 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. Root hardy it can either be wrapped or dug up and stored dry in winter. 

Best kept sheltered from strong winds to avoid the leaves shredding.


Photos to follow of some of the actual Musa plants in stock now. These plants are exceptional quality from Specialist Growers. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each palm or plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our palms.


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MUSA SIKKIMENSIS. Red Tiger Banana Plant.

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  • Latin Name: Musa Sikkimensis.

    Common Name: 'Red Tiger', Musa Bengal Tiger.

    Origin: Himalayas.

    Hardiness: Root hardy down to -10

    Growth: Fast growing. Huge exotic paddle-shaped leaves, the surface of which is highly patterned with maroon/red markings. Easy to grow. Root hardy, it can either be wrapped or Dug up and stored dry in winter.  

    Sun: Full sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Well drained soil.

    Moisture: Water well in summer.

    Feed: Feed weekly in the growing season with high nitrogen feed.


  • Available For Delivery Now.


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.   

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