Banana Plants That Thrive Outside of the Tropics

Banana Plants That Thrive Outside of the Tropics

By Published October 15, 2015 Updated June 15, 2022

Have you tried Musa basjoo in your garden? If not, and you want a perennial for your garden that is unique, a Musa basjoo banana tree plant is an excellent choice. Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. offers this and other banana tree plants for sale. We also offer other perennials for sale that will enable you to make your garden completely unique. Many people think that banana tree plants will only grow well in tropical areas or that they are for providing tropical fruit only. However, Banana tree plants like Musa basjoo will grow in many areas and thrive in sunlight. If you are unsure of whether or not plants like Musa basjoo will thrive in your hardiness zone, our on-line mail order catalog can help you to figure it out. Our online catalog offers information about a variety of banana plants and other perennials and can help you to select the best plants for a beautiful perennial garden.

A banana tree like Musa basjoo is a beautiful plant that will give you many years of joy when attended properly. We offer a number of hardy banana tree plants from the Musa basjoo Banana to the Musella lasiocarpa, the Dwarf Chinese Yellow Banana. The Hardy Banana or Musa basjoo is the world’s hardiest banana tree species and grows to be around 16 to 20 feet tall with a thick, green stem and large, green leaves. A yellow-orange flower grows from the top of the stem with clusters of small bananas about 2 inches long. Bananas from Musa basjoo have seed and are therefore not recommended for its edibility, but they do provide a wonderful bold feature for your garden area.

We offer a number of quality perennial plants for sale from banana trees to butterfly bushes and everything in between. If you are looking to fill your garden with unique perennials, Plant Delights Nursery can help you to choose plants that will thrive in your specific climate and those that offer unique colors and foliage textures. Our mail order nursery also offers shade plants that give you the opportunity to plant in areas that do not have direct sunlight every day, as well as rare tropical plants that can be enjoyed both indoors and out.

Whether you are thinking of adding a banana tree to your garden or you have other planting needs, we can help you to choose the right plants for your region to produce a lovely landscape. We offer beautiful perennials that will enable you to grow a wonderful garden to enjoy for many years to come. Feel free to visit our website to learn more about the variety of plants that we offer or contact us directly at Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. for more information today.

Back to articles