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Dwarf Cavendish Banana TreeMusa acuminata

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  • Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree
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Dwarf Cavendish Banana TreeMusa acuminata

290 reviews
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Why Dwarf Cavendish Banana Trees?

Superfruit, right from home. That's what you'll get with the Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree. Bananas are ultra-healthful, packed with fiber, potassium calcium and iron, plus the good looks for a tropical-inspired tree.

  • Dwarf Cavendish Bananas easily thrive in growing zones 4 through 11 in a container, down to 20 degrees.
  • The leaves of the Cavendish grow up to 4 feet long, are extremely lush, and provide shade and privacy.
  • It only matures to 8 to 10 feet in height, so you'll be able to transport it.
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Grow Delicious Bananas Indoors or Out!

Why Dwarf Cavendish Banana Trees?

Superfruit, right from home. That's what you'll get with the Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree. Bananas are ultra-healthful, packed with fiber, potassium calcium and iron, plus the good looks for a tropical-inspired tree.

Even better? Dwarf Cavendish Bananas easily thrive in growing zones 4 through 11. Warmer climates enable vigorous growth when this tree planted in the ground, but because our Cavendish is uniquely dwarf-sized, it also thrives when it's container planted. Plus, it only matures to 8 to 10 feet in height, so you'll be able to transport it from the patio to your kitchen or sunroom with ease.

The Dwarf Cavendish means you'll have a tropical air in any space. The leaves of the Cavendish grow up to 4 feet long, are extremely lush, and provide shade and privacy. Young leaves may tinge with red while the majority of the leaves are a fresh green color for extra visual interest, complemented by sizable flowers that drop prior to the development of your delectable bananas.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

Best of all, your Dwarf Cavendish will be delivered with care. We use special attention when packing and shipping your prized tree, and during the growing season, you'll see fresh new leaves appear every few days. Plus, because we've planted and grown each Dwarf Cavendish for success, you get a proven performer in your homescape. You get healthful roots and developed branching because we've put in the hard work at our nursery, months ahead of time.

Our Dwarf Cavendish is a best-seller with bushels of delicious treats you'll harvest right from home - order your very own today!


Pollination Info

Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree Pollination

Dwarf Cavendish Banana Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Place your Cavendish Banana in a sunny location with Southern or Western exposure so that it can receive as much afternoon sunlight as possible. If growing indoors, place next to a large, bright window with the same exposure, turning the plant when necessary to avoid plant growth that tilts toward the light source. Outdoor planting should be done in the summer months to avoid the possibility of frost damage.

Once you're ready to plant, dig the hole large enough to accommodate your Cavendish's root system, place your plant, gently backfill the soil and tamp down to avoid air pockets.

If you're planting in a container, select a pot that's twice the size of your shipped container, and make sure it has drainage holes. Use organic soil mix and place your tree in the pot, then move in front of a sunny window.

2. Watering: Water two or three times weekly, or more often in dry conditions. If you're not sure when to water, simply check the surrounding soil about 2 or 3 inches down...if the soil is dry, it's time to water.

3. Fertilizing: To fertilize organically, use compost, well-composted manure or other organic fertilizers. Spent banana leaves and cuttings can be used as mulch to help return potassium to the soil.

4. Pruning: When bananas begin to sprout, cut off the main flower - this will encourage larger banana growth.

FAQs

Why do we only eat Cavendish Bananas?

There are other edible bananas out there, but the most common one to purchase in the store is the Cavendish variety. This is due to its strong production, growing and shipping ability, as other bananas are more fragile and wouldn’t hold up well on the journey from the farm to the store.

How big does a dwarf banana tree get?

Dwarf means that the tree is smaller than it would be compared to the full size, so the actual measurement is relative. For the Dwarf Cavendish, expect it to reach around 8-10 feet tall instead of 20+ feet tall.

How many bananas does a dwarf banana tree produce?

It all depends on the growing conditions, climate and the amount of flowers the plant produces. If you’re wanting to reap a large harvest, make sure to fertilize and keep your trees happy—the rest is just up to nature.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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Product Details

Mature Height: 8-10 ft.
Mature Width: 6-8 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Fast
Harvest Time: January
Botanical Name: Musa acuminata
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 20℉)

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06/21/2022
Taha V.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Great- hopefully we see fruit soon

So far so good. Over the past month it’s already grown so much!

SC
06/21/2022
Sean C.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Bananas about it!

Excellent tree. Keeps putting our big new leaves!

A
06/21/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Bananna plant

Plant arrive extremely well packaged and is growing like crazy in our central California weather. Great seller and would buy from them again. Plant arrived really healthy looking.

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06/21/2022
Angelika S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

banana

wow! !I love you!!!!

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06/21/2022
Joan B.
United States United States
I recommend this product

So fun to watch

It arrived healthy & beautiful. It even had two pups growing from it. It has made so many new leaves in the short period of time. I just wish I had more information on what to do about the pups that keep coming up. Do I leave them, cut them off, dig them out? I’ve watched so many videos that I’m confused.

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06/24/2022

Fast-Growing-Trees.com

Hi Joan, We are so happy that you are enjoying your Dwarf Cavendish Banana Tree! As the pups come through and begin growing, you can wait until they are around 1ft before dividing (separating) it from the parent plant. There are so many great instructional videos on the safest ways to divide pups from their parent plants. In the event you have any follow up questions, please do not hesitate reaching out!