About Red Banana
Red Banana is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Red Banana likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'
How to care for Red Banana
Red 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 Baltimore, Maryland.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 26th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
November 26th, 2021
Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 30.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.3 megajoules of energy per m2 …
November 25th, 2021
This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of da…
Red Banana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.
Red Banana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Red Banana after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 21st, 2021
The growing potential in Baltimore is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best t…