Ethiopian Banana Plant - 5 seeds (Ensete Ventricosum)

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Ethiopian banana plant commonly known as enset is a large tree growing up to 20ft (6m) with large inedible fruit. Start growing in pots and containers.

SOWING:  
Sow indoors: All Year     
Bloom: July – September
Season: Perennial
Environment: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil Type: Loam, Chalk, 
Germination Time: 7-21 Days 
Temperature: 20C (68
F)
Plant Height: 20ft (600cm)
Plant Spread: 20ft (600cm)
Seeds Watering: Moist
Plant watering: Medium, Well-drained 
Depth: 2.5in (6cm)
Hardiness: Half-Hardy


Pre-soak seeds for 3-6 days.
Pour boiling water over the compost to sterilize and allow to drain. When the compost has cooled, push one seed into each pot, about as deep as the seed is large. Plant each seed individually.
For the seeds to germinate quickly and uniformly, cover the seedlings with glass or film, for best results put in heated propagator. When germinating leave seeds at a constant 30-35C.
The germination time is a minimum of two weeks and up to months.
When 2-4 true leaves show up, seedlings are transplanted one by one to the permanent place.


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Data sheet

Color
Green
Red
Height
Up to 500cm (196in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Exotic plants
Pots & containers
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Scented
Unscented
Sowing month
April
August
December
February
January
July
June
March
May
November
October
September
Type
Half-hardy annual