Dwarf Cavendish banana trees like well-drained loamy soil, which is a mixture of sand, silt, and little clay. The leaves are broad with short petioles. Not surprising because every plant I've purchased from them has thrived! Soil. (Posted on 11/3/2014), This has been growing like crazy and has produced a number of pups. The fruits of the Cavendish bananas are thin skinned. It came with directions and was super happy straight out of the box. (Posted on 9/19/2018), I got a plant sometime in the fall of 2016, by next September the flower came out and I got 30 bananas! (Posted on 7/21/2017), This banana plant arrived in perfect and very healthy conditionl, it is growing like crazy. It is one of the … (Posted on 8/29/2020), These plant arrived in great shape. It surpassed all expectations. Has a very symmetrical and compact appearance: 2'-4' in height. Reference: Wiki.org Dwarf Cavendish banana, Reference: Wiki.org Dwarf Cavendish banana, http://www.bananas.org/wiki/Musa_Super_Dwarf_Cavendish, Mature Height - about 2 ft (2/3 m) **pstem**. Can produce tasty fruit inside or out. Musa 'Cavendish Super Dwarf' is: Evergreen They were well packed and came with a large, thick stem. Limited space so should be perfect! Taste Description - Similar to a common supermarket banana but a little smaller. Has been used as ground cover around base of palms which provide strong vertical elements. All modern “super dwarf” Musas are from an experiment where massive amounts of radiation was used to force mutations. They are often grown as houseplants and produce slightly smaller edible bananas than other Cavendish cultivars. The plant the radiation was being used on was a common … The leaves are very green and large. The plant the radiation was being used on was a common Musa dwarf cavendish. Holding for a flower next summer. this exciting strain of the cavendish banana will actually produce fruit at a manageable height of just 3’ or less. Its extreme shortness makes it stable, wind-resistant, and easier to manage. Pests - Spider mites under dry conditions. --This unique super dwarf banana allows for growing inside … Susceptible Diseases - Normal root and leaf disease associated with excessive moisture. Musa Acuminata "Novak" The name 'Super Dwarf Cavendish' is in reference to the height of the pseudostem, and somewhat the fruit (which are smaller sized). The Super Dwarf Cavendish banana is a cultivar descended from the banana cultivar group of commercial produce, the Cavendish. Very happy with this banana plant I highly recommend Logees. Each plant can bear up to 90 fingers. The name "Dwarf Cavendish" is in reference to the height of the pseudostem, not the fruit. Super Dwarf Cavendish plants grow up to a height of about 2 ft (2/3 m). Anyone can grow Bananas at home! The Dwarf Cavendish has a suckering tendency, so young "pups" will be produced as the parent ages. (Posted on 7/21/2014), (860) 774-8038 Call Center hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST. I worked for a local plant nursery in my area and they had a banana plant for sale that cost over $100!!! Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree Care Light. The bananas will appear often after one year. Warmth. (Posted on 11/5/2020), Bought this plant on a whim because I was missing the awesome greenhouses at Logee's. I bought four labeled 'Novak' last year and overwintered them in my greenhouse in three gallon pots. (Posted on 10/5/2017), I ordered two of these Super Dwarf Cavendish Banana plants. Banana ‘Super Dwarf Cavendish’ (Musa acuminata) Anyone can grow bananas at home! They are growing very fast. "Druiting Drawf" I really like it because of the small size. Retail Walk-in StoreGreenhouses have Reopened.Click here for Reopening details. They can be carefully cut away from the main plant, trying to keep some of the roots attached, and … One of the Tropical Dwarf Bananas that we grow, called Musa Cavendish ‘Super Dwarf’ is an amazingly fast grower, especially when taken outside during the warm days of summer. I ended up with four big pups. Growing Conditions for a Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree Sun and Shade. if you wish to start growing tropicals then this is a good starter one. Musa tropicana. The Super Dwarf Cavendish banana is a cultivar descended from the banana cultivar group of commercial produce, the Cavendish. They are currently outside on an East facing deck. Survival Zone - Hardy to Zone 9 and higher for outdoors. so don't be afraid to ask for info, do your HW, and you will have a great experience!!! The plant is now about two feet tall and I hope to get bananas on the plant next year. Cold Hardiness - Minimum temperature 40° for indoors. Young plants have maroon or purple blotches on their leaves but quickly lose them as they mature. any questions you have (and i always have tones because i love learning about them) the staff are patient and answer in a way to help you along. Sun - Full or partial sun, but full sun is recommended for fruiting. Its about 4 foot. All bananas relish warm soil and air temperatures. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Beautiful little plants. Soil. Musa Cavendish Super Dwarf These are real fruiting bananas, a scaled down version of the dwarf cavendish grown commercially in the Canary Islands. Separated two. An important message from Logee's about Covid-19, Choosing Containers, Pots and Vessels for your Plants, Selecting the Best Pot or Container for your Plant, Featuring special offers, promotions, tips. Given correct care they can produce edible bananas in 17 months of growth, which tends to equate to 3 years in the UK. An easily recognizable characteristic of this cultivar is that the male bracts and flowers are not shed. Some of the leaves were slightly damaged from being bent in the box but it's sprouted a ton of new leaves in the two months I've had it so the damaged ones aren't even noticable. (Posted on 6/2/2019), My favorite all time plant. Wind - Its extreme shortness makes it stable and wind-resistant. Easy to grow in a pot and maintain. I put it outdoors in the summer. There is also a varigated form (white and green), one with quite a bit more red called 'High Color Mini' and a still smaller form called 'Little Prince'. This page has been accessed 50,581 times. It grows very very fast.