|Mature Height:||8-10 ft.|
|Mature Width:||6-8 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Musa acuminata|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors|
|You are in Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors(hardy down to 20℉)
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!
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.
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 3rd|
|Zone 5||Week of April 10th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 29th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|
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.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$129 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
Customer Reviews & Photos
- Dwarf Cavendish Banana
The plant arrived in good health with new leaves opening up. Look forward to watching the banana plant develop and produce bananas down the road.
The Dwarf Cavendish Banana trees I bought arrived quickly and in great condition. Because of the historically low temperatures and snow in San Antonio I planted them in pots for awhile and have themindoors. They have already started growing great. In the past week they have grown 3 - 4 inches. I'm excited and look forward to having them in my yard.
Plant arrived in a little over a week & it was a beautiful, heathy banana about two feet high with lots of gorgeous leaves. It has now been in the ground (southern California) for nearly 2 weeks & looks great, despite getting half our winter rain last week. This was my first transaction with FastGrowingTrees & I couldn’t be happier.
Dwarf Cavendish was easy to order and arrived very quickly. Packaging did its job and prevented any damage. Tree was the size I ordered and in great shape. It’s enjoying its new home as its continuing to grow . I’m looking forward to the bananas down the road.