Blood Banana (Musa acuminata var. zebrina)

Blood Banana (Musa acuminata var. zebrina)

Regular price $15.95

Live Blood Banana Musa Zebrina Fruiting Plant
Ships in 100% Biodegradable Coconut Fiber Planter

Musa Zebrina (aka Blood Banana) is a banana plant grown for its attractive ornamental foliage. The slender plant grows 5-8 feet and is wind and cold resistant. This banana is well adapted to container growing and can be kept at 3-5 feet tall. Musa Zebrina has beautiful multi-color foliage with green and red mottling on the top of its leaves and solid maroon coloring on the bottom. The pesudostem is solid red.

Blood Banana is easy to grow and adds an exciting pop of color to any landscape, or even as a houseplant.

Can I pick up my order at the nursery? 
Use code LOCALPICKUP at checkout and schedule your pickup date/time HERE. If the appointment is confirmed, you're good to go.  If it is denied, we will ask you to reschedule and provide an alternative day/time.  There are no same day pickups.  

Order Processing & Shipping Schedule
Orders are processed and shipped at the beginning of each week via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  Average order processing time before shipment ranges from 1-14 days.  During the Spring and Summer, processing/shipping can take up to 4 weeks.

Tracking information
A confirmation email with tracking information will be sent immediately upon shipment. You can track the progress of your order online anytime by logging in to your account. Delivery confirmation will be emailed when your plants have reached their destination, so you never miss a beat!

Shipping Cost
Shipping will be calculated at checkout and varies based on order weight and your distance from the nursery.  Shipping is combined for multiple plants. The more you grow, the more you save!

Shipping to Hawaii & Puerto Rico
Sow Exotic now ships almost all of our fruiting and medicinal plants to Hawaii and Puerto Rico!  Plants will ship bare root every Monday through Wednesday via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  No heat packs necessary. Due to USDA restrictions, here's the list of plants that don't make the cut:
Can't ship to Puerto Rico: Coffee, Palm, Banana
Can't ship to Hawaii: Pineapple, Palm, Papaya, Coffee, Banana, Passionfruit
All the other cool stuff: good to go! 🌈 🌿📦📪 

For more frequently asked questions visit our FAQ's page.

Weather Holds
Orders placed in colder climate zones during the winter months will automatically be placed on hold until Spring or when temperatures in your area are above freezing on the expected date of delivery.  

Heat Packs
Heat packs can be purchased separately to avoid cold weather delays.
If you live in a colder climate and do not want to wait until Spring to get your new plants, we recommend adding a heat pack to your order. Your plants will ship as scheduled and arrive safely, with no risk of freezing on the way to your front door.

Plant Care

Plant Type: Perennial Fruiting Plant/Herb, Fruit Tree

Harvest Season: Summer

Mature Size: 6 ft

Soil & Moisture: Rich, moist, well-draining soil. They prefer acidic, mounded soil.

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade

Growing Zones

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