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Abyssinian Banana Palm

Abyssinian Banana Palm

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Ensete ventricosum

 

This relative of the edible banana is a valuable landscaping plant. Its form, texture and large leaves create a lush, tropical effect.

It grows extremely quickly reaching a height of 1.8 – 2m in the first year.  In ideal conditions it will reach 6 metres at maturity.

The dramatic Abyssinian Banana produces beautiful paddle-like leaves up to 3m long and over half a metre wide.  The leaves are a rich green with a prominent bright red spine.

It can be grown in a pot, it prefers full sun but will handle dappled shade.