Banana, Kela - Plant

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Common Name

 banana, Kela

Maximum Reachable Height

2-4 meter

Flower Colour

Green, yellow, red, purple or brown when ripe

Bloom Time

Seasonal bloomer

Difficulty Level

Easy

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Planting And Care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

 

  • Morning sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for flower and fruit development.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Banana plant.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.


Donts

  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on leaves during initial days as it may cause fungal infection.

 

Banana Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

 

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.


Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

 

Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(more than 6 hours)
Watering Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
Soil Well-drained, fertile and nutrient rich soil.
Temperature 20-27 Degree Celsius.
Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month
Harvest Season Approximately 90 days from blooming period.

Banana Special Feature

They are classic tropical foliage plants with beautiful inflorescence and edible fruits

Banana Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It add beauty to your garden, pot plants, bedding plants, many landscaping uses

Medicinal Use:

  • All parts of the banana have medicinal value
  • For example, flowers can be cooked and eaten by diabetics or used for bronchitis, dysentery and ulcers
  • Plant sap can be taken internally or applied externally to stings and bites
  • The young leaves can be used as a poultice for skin irritations
  • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

Culinary Use:

  • Banana cultivated primarily for food and secondarily for the production of fibre used in the textile industry
  • Bananas are tropical fruits that are easily obtainable in most parts of the world, packed with flavor, loaded with nutritional value
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