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Musa balbisiana
‘Thai Black’

Botanical Name: Musa balbisiana ‘Thai Black’

Common Name: Thai Black Banana, Atia Black Banana

Origin: Thailand

Height: Up to 12-18’

Light: Full sun

Water: Keep moist


Comments: An ornamental banana with a dark purple stem and green leaves with a silvery sheen. In full sun the leaf sheaths can be almost pitch black. This variety is fairly cold hardy and will produce fruit but it is heavily seeded and not great for eating.