Zones: 10 to 11
Size: To 20' tall
Growth Rate: Fast
Tropical foliage, leaves to 10' long in the ground, leaf sheaths form a 'trunk'. Cream to yellow flowers in summer, edible yellow bananas. Consistently moist soil.
Published in Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 25: 394 in 1820.
Native to China, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and other areas of tropical Asia.