Banana Leaf Plant Tip:
Due to natural reasons, Large-leafed plants, like bird of paradise and bananas, have leaves that are designed to tear/split in response to winds. Typically, it is a natural response to winds and is common in plants with large leaves. By allowing the leaves to shred, the wind passes through the banana plant rather than pulling it over.
Max. Total Height: 144-148cm
Max. Planter Width: 32cm
Max. Planter Height: 65cm
☘ Origin: Southeast Asia and the South Pacific
☘ Family: Musaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Musa
☘ Common Name(s): Banana Leaf Tree · Plantain Tree · Banana Tree
The Banana Leaf tree is an offering plant because it symbolizes both abundance and fertility. Buddha made the banana tree the symbol of the vanity of goods, the fragility and the instability of things, because his aerial part dies after bearing fruit.
Plantain Tree: Because of different characteristics, the Edible Banana is called "Dessert Banana" while Plantain is called "Cooking Banana" because it is inconvenient to eat without cooking.
Bananas with broad foliage have a good shielding effect and this plant is also very easy to grow. The smooth green of banana leaves symbolizes luck. Therefore, a pot of ornamental bananas is a great choice if homeowners want to plant trees in the back of the house.
☘ The leaves have a wide range of applications because they are large, flexible, waterproof and decorative.
☘ They are used for cooking, wrapping, and food-serving in a wide range of cuisines in Tropical areas.
☘ They are used for decorative and symbolic purposes in numerous Hindu and Buddhist ceremonies.
☘ In traditional homebuilding in tropical areas, roofs and fences are made with dry Banana-Leaf thatch.
☘ Banana and palm leaves were historically the primary writing surfaces in many nations of South and Southeast Asia.
☘ If there is one plant that is associated with tropical pleasure, warm weather and an easy life, it is the Banana Tree. The swaying leaves conjure up visions of island life and easy living. Yet these plants are not difficult to grow in warmer gardens far from the tropics, and in pots almost everywhere. Given sun, food and water, Banana Trees will bring pleasure and novelty to any garden.
☘ Eco-friendly green air purifier to complement your healthy lifestyle.
☘ Its huge leaves provide the air with lots of moisture over the winter, which is much needed in a centrally heated home.
☘ Banana plants also have non-food uses. The stems and leaves are used for their fibers. The coarse fibers are called 'manilla hemp' and are used to make paper and rope. The fine fibers are used to make high quality cloth called banana cloth.