Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana
Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana

Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana

Musella lasiocarpa - Hardy Golden Lotus banana - Rating
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Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
RHS Garden Merit
  • Grown for it's fabulous large paddle shaped leaves as an architectural focal point
  • The toughest and hardiest of all the ornamental bananas in the UK
  • Does not produce fruit though - but does produce an amazing yellow flower after 5-6 years
  • Grow in a large pot in sunny, warm spots for maimum annual growth. Allow to die back each winter.
  • Supplied in 1L pot approx 30cm tall as supplied.
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Product Description

Without doubt, the toughest and hardiest of all ornamental bananas in the UK, it is grown for it's dramatic and tough leaves, and once mature, it's amazing and long lasting golden yellow flowers - hence it's name.

From high up in the Chinese Mountains of Yunnan, it is naturally very tough, and exposed to temperaturees well below freezing. It forms a much thicker, tougher and sturdier trunk-stem than other bananas, which is very tough and hardy. Even if leaves are damaged by frosts, more and new leaves emerge in Spring, as well as numerous 'pups' round the side.

The flower is in fact it's last hurrah, a 6 Month epic flower display, but a sign the plant will die - but fear not - you will have plenty of established pups round the side in a clump, EACH of which will grow and develop to maturity too. It is thus best regarded as a clump forming perennial.

It is also much shorter and less vigorous than other huge banana plants too at around 4-5ft tall maximum, making it ideal for large pots in small gardens - grow in full sun or shade, it makes a great talking point. Note - it does not produce any edible banana fruit, not even tiny ornamental ones.

Very easy to grow, and a great exotic looking patio focal point.

What Is Supplied

Item 680085 supplied as:
Supplied as a well established plant in a 1L pot, big stem and trunk formed, ready to pot on. Note - leaves may die back or turn brown in Winter, but new ones will re-emerge in Spring - the trunk at base is the key.

Plant Information

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
100cm

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Very good service
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So far it is looking good
Review Submitted: 25/06/2017 - 20:28:48
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Very fast
Review Submitted: 16/06/2017 - 06:09:30
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Very efficient and speedy delivery. Excellent customer service
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Very healthy plant, well packed, very pleased, will certainly buy from seller again.
Review Submitted: 15/06/2017 - 10:06:34
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Always good service from this company, even get to actually speak to someone if you choose to.
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Replacement was perfectly packed.
Review Submitted: 19/05/2017 - 05:52:42
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Disgraceful.
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On delivery, my 3 plants were delivered in a tall slim box together, the box was ripped smashed and my plants were broken and not saveable, I contacted your company to complain, you then re sent another banana plant in a big box with no packaging inside
The banana plant was rolling around the box, with no protection and still came damaged, much to my disgust at the way you treat and send your plants, I will never buy from you ever again, very poor service.
Review Submitted: 13/05/2017 - 07:48:07
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Great service, exceeded expectations
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Good quality product. Thanks guys, keep up the good work
Review Submitted: 08/05/2017 - 16:03:58
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first class
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lovely plant
Review Submitted: 08/10/2016 - 09:34:25
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Excellent service, plants are very well packed and very good quality. Excellent value for money. Have already recommended to all my gardening friends.this was my second order and won't be my last.
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Lovely healthy plant. Very pleased with it.
Review Submitted: 30/08/2016 - 17:32:51
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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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A very healthy specimen. Good size and doing well already.
Review Submitted: 30/08/2016 - 21:23:58
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First time user.. not disappointed. I would recommend ,plants are as described
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Strong plant arrived , excellent value very pleased
Review Submitted: 27/07/2016 - 18:41:38
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You are brilliant l have no complaints all what l have brought from you before is doing really well the bananas have brought before are sprouting new shoots the ones l brought this time are gifts because l know that they will last for those that are not Gardner's the grapes are for me ,a brilliant service from you.
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The banana tree is doing well and sprouting new leaves.
Review Submitted: 26/07/2016 - 13:12:19
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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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Healthy & robust banana plants
Review Submitted: 21/07/2016 - 19:39:06
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From ordering to delivery very good
Review Submitted: 13/07/2016 - 06:48:55
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Customer service excellent. I had an issue with the delivery company and it was sorted and corrected very quickly without any fuss. Plant quality and value superb.
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Very well established plant.
Review Submitted: 05/07/2016 - 12:54:57
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Good service
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The plant is small but very healthy. It will be a great plant
Review Submitted: 05/07/2016 - 22:02:41
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delivered on time and well packaged
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looks very healthy
Review Submitted: 01/07/2016 - 06:57:23
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Very good plant condition on delivery at reasonable prices
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Very good plant condition and great packaging/delivery
Review Submitted: 14/06/2016 - 05:36:20
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Bvery fast good packing good quality
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Unusual looking foward to its delvelament
Review Submitted: 11/06/2016 - 10:56:29
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Usually excellent but the last order I sent in march was not delivered because the tree ferns were not available - so had to ask for the rest, which was sent.
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very good when sent 3 months later
Review Submitted: 06/06/2016 - 10:12:02
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Will definitely use again
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Okay
Review Submitted: 03/06/2016 - 06:07:46
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Part of order missed and plants sent out over a Bank Holiday weekend, now awaiting the missing part of the order which they have also sent over a Bank holiday so hoping the plants will be OK.
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Missed off of original order and still awaiting- have been in transit over a full week now
Review Submitted: 31/05/2016 - 04:56:17
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Excellent service
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What can I say excellent
Review Submitted: 30/05/2016 - 07:41:31
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Delivered on time and as expectedm
Review Submitted: 21/05/2016 - 02:52:57
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Delivery and service very good friendly and efficient
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Very good bit small but growing well
Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 06:57:21
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Usually very good not so happy with last order
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Two of main leaves on arrival in a sorry state ,giving it loving tender care hopeing it will pick up
YouGarden Comments
Sorry to hear that you are not happy with your latest order. I appreciate you giving the plants a go. If they don't pick up, please get in touch again.

Will
Head of Customer Service
Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 17:18:32
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I have ordered a few plants from You Garden and they have always arrived in good condition. They are always very friendly on the phone and happy to help with any queries, and offer a wide range of plants. I'm very pleased with their service!
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It's only very small at the moment but I'm sure it will make a lovely addition to my garden!
Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 08:40:25
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The speed and service is excellent from picking the plants off choice and such a big choice l have brought several banana trees one off which is now three feet tall and has stayed out all winter they look like they die off after the first frost but leave them alone and they are back stronger next season but all in all a brilliant service
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Looks as if like the others we have bought it has settled in
Review Submitted: 20/05/2016 - 18:43:23
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