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Ensete Maurelli

Ensete Maurelli


80cm - 90cm Height / 17cm Pot

SKU: Ensete0806
    • Ensete maurelli, also known as the Abyssinian banana or red banana, is a tropical plant that can grow up to 3 meters in height. It is a popular choice for outdoor gardens in the UK due to its striking appearance and hardiness. Here are some care instructions for Ensete maurelli:

    • Soil: Ensete maurelli requires well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. You can mix in compost or well-rotted manure to improve the soil quality.

    • Sunlight: This plant thrives in full sun but can also tolerate partial shade.

    • Watering: Ensete maurelli requires regular watering, especially during hot and dry periods. The soil should be kept consistently moist but not waterlogged.

    • Fertilizer: You can fertilize the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every two to three weeks during the growing season.

    • Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged leaves as they appear. You can also cut back the plant's stem to encourage new growth.

    • Winter care: Ensete maurelli is not frost tolerant, so it should be protected during the winter months. You can cover the plant with a thick layer of mulch or move it indoors to a bright, cool room.

  • Ensete maurelli, commonly known as the Red Abyssinian Banana, is a stunning and exotic plant that makes a striking addition to any outdoor space in the UK. This ornamental banana plant is prized for its vibrant red-purple leaves and striking appearance, which can add a tropical feel to any garden or patio. Ensete maurelli is a fast-growing plant that can reach up to 3 meters in height, making it a perfect choice for those looking for a statement plant

    80-90cm Height

    17cm pot.

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