Ensete superbum (Rock banana)

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  • Product Code: Ensete superbum (Rock banana)

Ensete superbum

Scientific name >> Local name : kluai pha , kluai krok

Origin : India, cliffs and limestone mountains from north to south Thailand

Flower colour : large, pendulous, green-yellow (pic ok)

Soil : rich, neutral

sun/shade : full sun

watering : Requires consistently moist soil

Hardiness : not lower than 0 ° C

Height : 400cm


Overall information : Plants may grow up to 12 ft in height and the pseudostem may be up to half the height with a swollen base of up to 8 ft in circumference at the base. The leaves are bright green in colour on both sides with a deeply grooved and short petiole. The leaf sheaths are persistent at the base and leave closely set scars on the corm. The fruits are about 3 inches long and more or less triangular with dark brown seeds. The upper parts of the plant die out during the dry season leaving the corm, which forms new leaves at the beginning of the monsoon. (wiki info)

one package contains 1 plant . We ship only healthy (in pot) growing plants . We cut them back and ship them bare root in a strong cardboard box with Thai registered airmail. EMS is also possible but prices are on request. 

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