Fast growing Ensetes are popular for their lush, tropical looking foliage. 'Maurelii' has dark red leaf stalks and olive-green leaves tinged with red on the upper surface and edges. Provide shelter from wind. Useful in courtyards, atriums, or containers. This plant may die back in a cold winter, but will return in spring.
Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' (Musa e.)
Leaf length : 10-12 ft.
Leaf shape : Paddle-shaped
Leaf color : Olive green and red
Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen
Average size maturity width : 10-15 ft.
Average size maturity height : 15-20 ft.
USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)
Sunset zone : 13, 15-24
Water requirements : Regular
Light exposure : Partial Sun
Attractive bark :Yes