Plant Care Snow Banana
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Snow Banana

Taxonomy

Ensete glaucum
Ensete
Musaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Snow Banana

Water

How often to water your Snow Banana

Water needs for Snow Banana
0.5 cups
every 9

Snow Banana needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Westerville, Ohio.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Snow Banana

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Snow Banana in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

63% Medium

Growing Snow Banana in Westerville right now

Light needs for plant Snow Banana in Westerville, Ohio

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 19th, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Westerville is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Snow Banana in Westerville, Ohio

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 35.4% ☀️

October 19th, 2021

Westerville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Westerville is expected to decrease by 35.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Snow Banana in Westerville, Ohio

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 21st, 2021

This month, Westerville is getting an average of 9.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of…

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Finding light for Snow Banana in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Snow Banana: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Snow Banana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Snow Banana does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Westerville, Ohio currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Snow Banana

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Snow Banana: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Snow Banana after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Snow Banana

Snow Banana

Snow Banana


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Westerville, Ohio, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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