Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana
Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana
Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana
Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana
Ensete ventricosum Maurelii - Red Abysinnian Banana

Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' - Red Abysinnian Banana

Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' - Red Abysinnian Banana - Rating
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Perfect In Pots
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  • A great new colour addition to architectural foliage Bananas for tropical garden look
  • Lovely purple stems and red purple leaf veins and edges in full sun
  • Leaves reach 75cm long eac year - grow in hot, sunny warm spots in large pots
  • Grows 1M tall or so each year, then dies back. Not winter hardy, so protect from frost each Winter and keep dry.
  • Supplied in a 1L pots, 70-100cm tall, ready to grow away quickly in Summer.
Potted 1L 70cm tall - Item: 680065
RRP £14.99
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Product Description

Bananas have become very popular in the last few years, for their large architectural leaves as opposed to their fruit!

The Red Abyssinian Banana is a relative newcomer, and brings with it a stunning colour addition - the huge paddle shaped leaves that can reach 75cm long in a season are heavily veined burgundy red, and in full sun the leaf edges have a very red tinge.

Grow in large heavy pots for stability, in full sun and warm spots, and feed and water well in June-August when they grow quickly. Borderline hardy, so in late Autumn, allow leaves to die back and cut stem to 20cm tall, and bring somewhere frost free till following May. Keep dry, and new leaves should quickly emerge next year.

What Is Supplied

Item 680065 supplied as:
Supplied as 1L potted plant c. 70-100cm tall

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Water really well when growing in Summer.
  • Protect from Winter frost  by bringbng indoors.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
150cm
60cm

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Arrived very quickly
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Plant in lovely condition
Review Submitted: 26/05/2017 - 07:19:24
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very slow to dispatch
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Very disappointing plants ,advertised as being 70-100cm tall ,these were barely 40cm.
Review Submitted: 21/05/2017 - 06:42:46
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This replaced the original one that arrived damaged.
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This one was better and bigger than the original
Review Submitted: 14/05/2017 - 08:48:37
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Good site
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Happy they come potted
Review Submitted: 07/05/2017 - 03:59:59
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Problems have occurred with orders and not really rectified
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Great Plants but I only wanted one, a bad communication system when you call the numbers on the website. Still, no one can be perfect. My poor geraniums for my hanging baskets did not last long. They might come back, so I am told by Peter. I donated the second red banana plant to a local old folks home and they love it.
Review Submitted: 06/05/2017 - 19:23:01
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on the whole excellent service.
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fine.
Review Submitted: 06/05/2017 - 10:22:52
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As usual, absolutely fantastic service & meticulously packaged, 12th order of the season & will continuously purchase, because of the value for money along with the great customer service, win, win situation.
Review Submitted: 20/10/2016 - 18:03:10
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as good as they get
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exactly what i wanted
Review Submitted: 11/10/2016 - 22:51:08
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first class
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lovely plant
Review Submitted: 08/10/2016 - 09:34:25
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Plants arrived quickly and well packaged
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Nice plant
Review Submitted: 22/09/2016 - 09:05:18
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prompt delivery good prices as result of offers
Review Submitted: 16/09/2016 - 14:11:36
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Packing of the plant was excellent and delivery very prompt. The plant was lovely.
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Lovely quality - will look forward to watching it grow
Review Submitted: 13/09/2016 - 05:41:27
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I know with plants you can't have the same sort of service as other items, but I was pleasantly surprised by the service given.
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As with the other plant, it was a very healthy plant, really big plant, and once again doing well.
Review Submitted: 30/08/2016 - 21:23:59
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5th order of the season, absolutely fantastic service & overall great value for money, hence, I keep returning.
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Bigger than originally envisaged
Review Submitted: 21/07/2016 - 19:39:05
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You garden are a great company
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This plant is a beautiful colour a lovely plant looking forward. To it growing big I think it will be amazing
Review Submitted: 13/07/2016 - 14:48:41
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Everyone is helpful and lively and keen for business.
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Unusual plant to impress the neighbours 'this is my banana plant'
Review Submitted: 23/06/2016 - 15:25:23
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YouGarden Comments
Great to hear - thanks!

Will
Head of Customer Service
Review Submitted: 21/06/2016 - 16:11:39
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Good service and deliver time
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The leaves on the plant looked as though they had been attacked by something full of tiny holes and some leaves were broken very dissopointed.could have been better packed
Review Submitted: 13/06/2016 - 02:10:09
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Value and delivery excellent
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Great value and good service
Review Submitted: 08/06/2016 - 18:32:13
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Will definitely use again
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Okay
Review Submitted: 03/06/2016 - 06:07:45
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Due to have been sent on 15 April. I had to telephone on three occasions. Eventually arrived almost 4 weeks later.
YouGarden Comments
So sorry for the delay in getting this item to you. We did email you at the time (before you called) though?

As explained, there was a delay in receiving this from our supplier because the plants were not ready yet - as soon as they were mature enough to ship, we sent them to you.

Will
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Review Submitted: 21/05/2016 - 21:19:59
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Quick and efficient service
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Very pleased in perfict condition
Review Submitted: 21/05/2016 - 15:22:37
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The quality of the exotic palms and the banana plants that i have had delivers are first rate. When I've ordered over the phone. The lady I spoke to was so helpful, and knew what she was talking about.
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Again very healthy and growing well. As every thing I've ordered.
Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 19:25:10
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Took ages to arrive over a month I had to contact them a few times before I good my plants
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Nice plant
YouGarden Comments
Apologies again for the delay in sending this plant. We did email you at the time to advise of the delay in receipt from our supplier.

Will
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Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 16:35:31
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everything was fine apart from packages were open when they arrived and the free bulbs were missing and never got my free seeds when i joined up to there club
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smaller then i had thought
YouGarden Comments
I am sorry to hear that you didn't get the bulbs. We have resent them to you.

With regard to the seeds, these have been replaced by £20 of free vouchers for Club members. This is explained in the Welcome letter we sent you.

Will
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Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 07:23:00
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A very good service . no problems at all with delivery
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Very good doing very well.
Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 09:24:17
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Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' - Red Abysinnian Banana
Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' - Red Abysinnian Banana
Potted 1L 70cm tall
Item: 680065
RRP £14.99
Deal Price £9.99
Save: £5.00 - 33%