Ensete ventricosum "Maurelii"

Ethiopian black banana

4 m. 13,12 f.
Family: Musaceae

Genus: Ensete

Genus of evergree, fast-growing, perennial herbs with enormous leaves, native to tropical areas. They bear edible fruits, the well-known bananas.
They grow in full sun or partial shade, in fertile, humus-rich soils.
Plant alone or with palm trees in warm climates. Suitable for coastal planting.
Propagated by seeds.
Latin name: Ensete ventricosum "Maurelii"
Large red and yellow leaves with a red midrib.