Free Shipping On Orders Over $100

Order by Phone - 1-866-618-5659

placeholder for plant collections on Plants by Mail



Dwarf Banana plants bring the joy of growing bananas in smaller spaces and containers. With their manageable size and the promise of sweet, miniature bananas, Poquito Banana plants add a tropical charm to patios, balconies, or any garden setting, allowing even limited spaces to enjoy the pleasures of homegrown bananas.

View as

  • Poquito Banana spotted leaves up close Poquito Banana Tag Front
    Sold out

    Southern Living Plant Collection

    Poquito Banana

    From $21.98
    Out of Stock (0)
    View details
Ornamental banana plants, also known as Musa ornata or Musa velutina, are a stunning addition to any garden or landscape. Here are some reasons why you should consider adding ornamental banana plants to your garden and how to grow them successfully: Reasons to Have Ornamental Banana Plants in Your Garden
  1. Exotic Look: Ornamental banana plants have an exotic and tropical look, making them a great choice for adding visual interest and texture to your garden or landscape.
  2. Colorful Foliage: The leaves of ornamental banana plants are typically bright green and often have striking pink or purple markings. This colorful foliage can add a pop of color to any garden setting.
  3. Low Maintenance: Ornamental banana plants are relatively low-maintenance and easy to grow. They are hardy and can tolerate a range of soil and environmental conditions.
  4. Fruit Production: While not as prolific as edible banana varieties, ornamental banana plants can produce small, inedible fruit. These fruit can add an interesting and unique element to your garden or landscape.
How to Grow Ornamental Banana Plants
  1. Soil: Ornamental banana plants prefer well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. They can tolerate a range of soil pH levels, but prefer a slightly acidic to neutral soil.
  2. Sunlight: Ornamental banana plants prefer full sun to partial shade. Plant them in an area that gets at least six hours of direct sunlight per day.
  3. Watering: Banana plants require regular watering, especially during the growing season. Keep the soil moist, but not waterlogged, to prevent root rot.
  4. Fertilizer: these plants benefit from regular fertilization. Apply a balanced fertilizer once a month during the growing season to promote healthy growth and foliage.
  5. Pruning: Bananas plants do not require much pruning, but can benefit from removing dead or damaged leaves to promote healthy growth.
History of Ornamental Bananas Ornamental Banana Plants are native to Southeast Asia, but have been cultivated in gardens and landscapes around the world for their unique and striking appearance. While they are not typically grown for their fruit, ornamental banana plants are closely related to edible banana varieties and share many of the same growing requirements. In conclusion, Ornamental Bananas are a beautiful and unique addition to any garden or landscape. By following the tips above, you can enjoy a healthy and vibrant ornamental banana plant in your garden for years to come.

Compare /3