Red Torch banana, or scarlet banana, is originally from Southern China and South East Asia. It has a beautiful red flower, which will last for a long time on the plant. The Red Torch Banana grows tall and slim, to 2m+, and will for a clump over time.
A stunning addition to your subtropical garden. Its ornamental, with beautiful paddle shaped leaves, and doesn't produce edible bananas.
Grow in a well protected area, with moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Protect with a thick mulch to cover the roots over winter. Will also grow happily in a large pot.
As with all musa/bananas, the nutritional requirements are high and plants will benefit from an effective fertiliser programme. All banana plants require regular watering during hot spells.
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