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Musa Nono

Musa Nono


40cm - 45cm height / 10cm Pot


SKU: mus011
    • The Musa Nono Pink Variegated Banana boasts large, lush foliage with vibrant pink streaks that contrast beautifully against its green backdrop. Each leaf is uniquely patterned, creating a mesmerizing visual display that evolves as the plant matures this plant is sure to spark conversation and admiration.

    • 40-45cm in height. 

    • 10cm pot.
    • Musa 'Nono' is a variety of banana plant known for its striking pink variegated leaves. Caring for it properly will ensure its health and vibrancy:

    • Light: Provide bright, indirect light. These plants enjoy plenty of sunlight but avoid direct exposure to intense sunlight, especially during the hottest parts of the day.

    • Temperature: Maintain a warm environment. Musa 'Nono' prefers temperatures between 18°C to 27°C. Protect it from cold drafts, as it is sensitive to cold temperatures.

    • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogging, which can lead to root rot.

    • Humidity: These plants thrive in high humidity. Mist the leaves regularly or place the plant on a humidity tray filled with water and pebbles. Alternatively, use a room humidifier to maintain humidity levels.

    • Soil: Use well-draining, rich soil with plenty of organic matter. A mix of peat moss, perlite, and compost works well. Repot the plant when it outgrows its current pot, typically every 1-2 years.

    • Fertilization: Feed the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) every 2-4 weeks. Reduce feeding frequency during the dormant winter months.

    • Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged leaves regularly to maintain the plant's appearance and overall health.

    • Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for common pests such as aphids, spider mites, and mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Ensure good air circulation around the plant to prevent fungal diseases.

    • Winter Care: During the winter months, reduce watering slightly as the plant's growth slows down. Protect it from cold drafts, and consider providing supplemental lighting if natural light is insufficient.

    • Propagation: Musa 'Nono' can be propagated through division or by collecting and planting the seeds found in its fruits, although this method may not produce identical plants due to genetic variation.

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