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Musa acuminata 'Lacatan'


Musa 'Lacatan' is an edible banana that is a cold tolerant with red flowers and medium-small sized delicious fruit.

Musa 'Lacatan' is a favoured banana for its sweet taste, aroma and firm texture when ripe. Shorter and fast growing, this cultivar provides versatility in your garden, container and greenhouse with plant height from 5 to 9 feet. Cold hardy in coastal BC if planted in a protected spot and mulched. Foliage is broad and paddle-shaped. Flowers emerge as a large tapered cone from the centre of the banana stem and later form bunches of bananas.

Common Name: Banana - [Citrus Pre-Order]

Family: Musaceae (The Banana Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: Yes

Berries: Yellow


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Light woodland and at forest margins


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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