Musa acuminata ssp. siamea
A very attractive, medium-sized banana with a reddish pseudostem, bluish green leaves and bluish waxy leaf stalks. Musa acuminata subsp. siamea is native to monsoon forests throughout Indochina. In cultivation it prefers a tropical climate.
Max Height 6m. Max Spread 5m.
Soak in a mild acid (orange juice) for 24 hrs.
Rinse and soak for 24 hrs in warm water.
Place inside a plastic bag/container with compost.
Grow in a heated propagator with 16 hrs of heat (25C+) followed by 8 hrs of cooler temps (approx. 15C).