Banana Plant - var. Gros Michel -Limited Stock!
Grow your own Bananas!
Gros Michel also known as "Big Mike" is the variety of banana that was popular in the US before the 1950's. Gros Michel produces delicious fruit, known for its legendary flavor.
In India, where over forty varieties are cultivated, bananas are an integral part of the culture. Upon attending an Indian wedding, one may see a banana stalk near the stage symbolizing fertility. The wedding luncheon is often served on banana leaves in Southern India.
Banana plants love warm fertile soils with consistent moisture. Full sun exposures are best, a long growing season is required to set the flowering stalk and subsequent fruits. Banana plants do best in tropical and subtropical climates, but can be grown in large containers in the Northern United States.
OUR PRE-ORDERED ITEMS WILL START SHIPPING IN EARLY MAY!
Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping and we pack with the utmost care. ALL SALES FINAL on plants! It is your responsibility to check your mail after ordering a live plant! It is natural for some branch or leaves to fall in transit. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.