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  • Eventual height: 0.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.5m

Codiaeum 'Banana'

Croton Banana

13cm pot - 30cm tall £12.99
£12.99
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  • Position: bright but indirect light
  • Soil: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 30cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    Native to the Pacific Islands, Malaysia, and Northern Australia, 'Banana' has curiously shaped, bright yellow and green foliage that would cheer up any room. Highly colourful, this houseplant has elegantly elongated leaves which extend and unfurl in an upright fashion.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a simple nursery alternative), but we have a wide and wonderful range on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: Beauty like this needs certain requirements but given the right conditions this striking plant will thrive. Place it on a warm east or west facing windowsill with a constant temperature of no less than 16°C, but not in direct sun. It likes moist air so mist the leaves regularly, or stand it on a tray of damp pebbles so the moisture can evaporate into the atmosphere. Water freely from spring to autumn with tepid water keeping the compost moist, reducing through the winter months. Feed through the growing season with a liquid fertiliser.
  • CAUTION toxic if eaten
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