Ensete ventricosum ‘Maurelii’. ‘Purple Abyssinian Banana’ plant. A fast growing tender, evergreen perennial with huge, upright leaves 3m or more in length. These have dark red stalks, and are tinged red on the upper surface, especially round the edges. A warm, sunny, sheltered spot is ideal for best growth. Can also be grown indoors in a bright conservatory or sunny room. Ensete Maurelii
Name: Ensete ventricosum ‘Maurelii’
Approx. Height and spread: 250-400cm x 250-400cm
Position: Sun – part shade.
Soil Ph: All
Moisture: Well drained soil.
Hardiness: Not Hardy – provide protection over winter, or lift and store over winter.
fran.loughran (verified owner) –
Plant arrived well packaged and in good order. It was 40cm tall which is much taller than expected, a nice surprise. Looking forward to seeing it grow into all it’s glory.