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Germination of

Musa zebrina

Blood Banana, Red Banana, Musa acuminata.

Musa zebrina

Musa zebrina is a tropical plant that is native to southeast Asia. The seeds can be sown in well-draining soil and kept moist until germination, which typically takes 2-3 weeks. The soil should be kept moist, but not wet, and the seeds should be kept in a warm location with bright, indirect light.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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