Musella lasiocarpa

Musella lasiocarpa

Apparently sacred to Buddhists, Musella lasiocarpa is a relatively hardy 'dwarf' banana plant that produces a wonderful golden lotus yellow flower. Growing up to 6ft tall with green trunk (pseudostem) with a slight red tint.

Price: 48.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Half-hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

April - May & July - August

Height x Spread:

140 x 80 cm

Available to Order:

February - June

Recommend Sales:

June - September

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Apparently sacred to Buddhists, Musella lasiocarpa is a relatively hardy 'dwarf' banana plant that produces a wonderful golden lotus yellow flower. Growing up to 6ft tall with green trunk (pseudostem) with a slight red tint.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun or partial shade in free draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Ideal for bed, border or potted in a container for the patio or conservatory.

Resilience:

Half-hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

140 x 80 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

yellow

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

April - May & July - August

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

Can survive winter in very well protected, free draining garden situations, especially if sheltered from hard frosts.

Plant Care:

To ensure winter suvival, protect from frost using adequate mulch and fleece. Can also be planted in a large container and brought in to a conservatory over winter.

Cultural Information

Family:

MUSACEAE

Genus:

Musella

Species:

lasiocarpa

Category:

Summer Patio Foliage

Recommended Pot Sizes:

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

0 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Water retentive - keep moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Warm crop 11 - 19C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available for Delivery:

February - June

Recommended Sales Window:

June - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:26/2214/2324/23
Qty:181108

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (4.5)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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