Plant Care Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree

Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree

Taxonomy

Musa sikkimensis
Musa
Musaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree

Water

How often to water your Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree

Water needs for Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree: 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 Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree

Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree

Musa Red Tiger Banana Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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