Hardiest of the red striped musa’s this is a colourful ornamental banana. Large ornamental green leaves with maroon markings on the top and undersides of each leaf. The inflorescence is a large pink pseudo star shape with small yellow flowers, makes seeded inedible fruit. Musa Bordelon was discovered in the Louisiana town of Bordelonville.
Height and Spread: Mature height up to 9-14 ft
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Conditions: Rich moist well drained soil.
Hardy/Winter protection: Tender, although believed to be hardy down to -9 when mature.