Musella lasiocarpa – Golden Lotus Banana – Chinese Dwarf Banana
The Chinese Yellow Banana or Golden Lotus Banana is a rare variety of banana from Yunnan, China.
In its native land, the banana grows in high mountain regions with an elevation of 8,000 feet!
Musella lasiocarpa has gray-green foliage, but it’s grown for its large yellow flower which last up to 8 months!
After flowering, tiny fruits may appear with dark, black seeds.
The Golden Lotus Banana multiplies quickly producing many pups throughout the year.
The Musella lasiocarpa is a very unique and unusual banana for any garden and is very easy to grow.
- Large, yellow flower; Occasionally a single plant can produce several flowers that emerge from the pseudostem
- Time To Bloom – 2 to 3 years
- Flower lasts up to 8 months and can withstand frost