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Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'

Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'

Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' - Red Abysinnian BananaEnsete ventricosum, commonly known as enset or ensete, Ethiopian banana, Abyssinian banana, pseudo-banana and false banana, is an herbaceous species of flowering plant in the banana family Musaceae. This psuedo banana will add a new colour addition of architectural foliage with its jungle-like paddles of rich red and green leaves from its thick, leafy trunk.It has lovely purple stems and red purple leaf veins and edges in full sun. The leaves can reach 75cm long each year. It is best grown in hot, sunny warm spots in large pots and could grow up to a 1m per year. It is not winter hardy, so protect from frost each Winter and keep dry. Min 4cPhoto'Maurelii'.jpgCC4.0Katherine Wagner-Reiss
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