Musa basjoo

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Synonyms for Musa basjoo

Asiatic banana plant cultivated especially as a foliage plant in Japan

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The fruit produced by the Musa basjoo species, which was grown in the double-walled garden, are usually full of seeds and have little flesh, if they ripen.
Bananas are ideal and the amazing musa basjoo will even tolerate the most cack-handed gardeners.
Musa basjoo - the flat paddle shapes of the banana plant are superb and will really set the scene for a tropical atmosphere and a fresh planting scheme.
Tony's banana tree is a Japanese variety called Musa Basjoo.
Amongst the hardiest is the Japanese banana, Musa basjoo, but plant it in shelter away from high winds.
I would recommend treating it in a similar fashion to Musa basjoo, the ornamental banana.
Pick plants like banana (main picture left) or Musa basjoo to catch the eye and create height alongside plants with a parasol of leaves like Fatsia japonica to give dappled shade for shorter foliage plants like coleus.
Phormium, Cordyline, Musa basjoo (Japanese hardy banana) and Colocasia varieties as well as more familiar types such as Begonia vie for attention.
Musa basjoo is the hardiest banana plant and in mild areas it is possible it will survive winter outdoors.
There are a number of bananas available: Musa basjoo, and Ensete ventricosum, but Ensete ventricosum "Maurelii", with its wonderful purple tinged leaves, can be a little too tender.
Musa basjoo is the hardiest, and tolerant of the variable weather conditions of the British summer.
You need to grow Musa Basjoo if you intend to leave the plant permanently outdoors, as this is the only variety that will re-shoot from the base after severe winters.
2) Musa Basjoo is a particularly hardy variety of banana tree, which will happily grow outside in open ground in all but the coldest parts of the country.
The Japanese Musa basjoo is the hardiest variety of banana plant and grows with lightning speed.
EXPERTS say Alan's banana plant is likely to be a Japanese species Musa Basjoo which is inedible and unlikely to turn yellow.