Plants: Musa 'Little Prince' - Banana

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Musa 'Little Prince' - Banana

Due to the compactness of Musa Little Prince, it is ideally suited as both a houseplant and can also be used as a tropical accent in the garden and in a summer container. Little Prince is an extremely dwarf banana, selected for its compact size and thick foliage.

The maximum height for this variety is 24 inches, which makes Little Prince the shortest banana available on the market. The thick green foliage also allows for improved resistance to leaf shred caused by windsa common problem for all bananas. A true indoor /outdoor plant: suggest that the gardener brings the plant into the home or conservatory for the winter. Prefers ample moisture, grow in fertile soil & full sun. Frost tender. Great tasting bananas. Easy to grow, indoors or out! Zone 8-11. Great house or patio plant.

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