Plant Care Ae Ae Banana

Ae Ae Banana

About Ae Ae Banana

Ae Ae 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.

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


Musa paradisaica 'Ae Ae'

How to care for Ae Ae Banana


How often to water your Ae Ae Banana

Water needs for Ae Ae Banana
0.5 cups
every 9

Ae Ae 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 Ae Ae 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 Ae Ae Banana in your home

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

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

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

Ae Ae Banana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Ae Ae Banana

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

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Care Summary for Ae Ae Banana

Ae Ae Banana

Ae Ae 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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