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
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Light woodland and at forest margins
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Indian Subcontinent
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