Common name: Musa ensete, Muse.
Scientific name: Musa Ensete -Musa ventricosum-
Origin: Somalia and Ethiopia.
Description: Magnificent plant of interior. It possesses big sheets that an attractive and exotic aspect gives him. His growth is slow for what they are much adapted for interiors. In his natural habitat they can go so far as to reach from 6 to 9 meters high.
Flowering: Rarely they bloom.
Resistance: He does not support low temperatures to 16ºC, not the direct sun.
Epoch of sowing: Spring.
Way of sowing: To dip the seeds in water for 3 days before sowing. This favors that his hard crust is softened and facilitates the germinated one. To place the seeds in a humid well compost and to support to a temperature of between 18 and 21ºC. and protégées of the sun. As soon as the plantitas reach a sufficient height like to manipulate them, to transplant with a lot of care to his definitive flowerpot.
Care: To transplant every spring to a major flowerpot until it reaches the wished height. Once obtained, already it will not be transplanted any more but he will be subscribing in surface annually.
To avoid both the excess and the scarcity in the irrigation.
Type of soil: Commercial Earth rich in nutrients and with good drainage.
Light: (Abundant) innuendo
I water: In summer to water two or three times per week.
Curiosities: This bananera is a big decorative element in any corner of the hearth whenever it is very luminous.