Plant Care Grand Nain Banana

Grand Nain Banana

About Grand Nain Banana

Grand Nain 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.

Grand Nain Banana likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Musa acuminata 'Grand Nain'

Also known as

Chiquita Banana

How to care for Grand Nain Banana


How often to water your Grand Nain Banana

Water needs for Grand Nain Banana
0.5 cups
every 9

Grand Nain Banana needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Grand Nain Banana

Water 0.5 cups every

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

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Finding light for Grand Nain Banana in your home

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

Grand Nain Banana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Grand Nain Banana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Grand Nain Banana in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Grand Nain Banana

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Grand Nain 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 Grand Nain Banana after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Grand Nain Banana

Grand Nain Banana

Grand Nain Banana

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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