Banana Bush

Tabernaemontana pandacaqui

Banana Bush in fruit (Tabernaemontana pandacaqui) By Xylopia [All Rights ReservedUsed by Permission] (Photo Credits)

An understory plant native to mid north NSW to North QLD. Appreciates good light but not direct sun. These pretty yellow fruits resemble tiny bananas however they are not edible.

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Specifications of Banana Bush

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Banana Bush Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

★★★★ 2y ago

DERRIMUT, VIC, Australia

Two varieties growing in my banana patch. Pisang Ceylon (taller) and Red Decca (dwarf). This patch gets all the veggies and fruit scraps collected weekly in the kitchen. 

David Weir
11y ago

Thorneside 4158, QLD.

Tabernaemontana pandacaui - Banana Bush

It is my understanding that this species and Ervatamia angustisepala are synonymous.

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