Banana ‘Cavendish’ Dwarf 8″ Pot
Bananas are tropical plants, but there is a way to grow them in your Melbourne backyard: enter the Dwarf Cavendish! A beautiful compact banana plant, given the right conditions it can produce heavy crops of full sized, sweet bananas with a creamy texture, around 12 to 15 months from planting.
As the the Dwarf Cavendish only reaches a height of around 1.5 to 2 meters (5 to 6.5 feet), it suitable for smaller gardens or containers and large pots also. It needs a sunny location with well-draining soil. Provide regular watering and ensure good soil fertility for optimal growth.
While it can handle cooler temperatures, your Dwarf Cavendish may require some protection during severe frosts. Mulching around the base of the plant can help insulate the roots.
Want delicious bananas that you grew yourself? These are a perfect choice.
8″ pot size.