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Common Name: Blood Banana Plant
Scientific Name: Musa Zebrina
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals: Crested Geckos, Gargoyle Geckos, Ball Pythons, Corn Snakes, Dart Frogs, Red Eye Tree Frogs and other reptiles.
Bio Dude Substrates: Terra Flora, Terra Fauna, Terra Firma and Terra Arena.
Soil Depth: All soil depths with proper drainage
Lighting: Full Sun
Humidity & Misting: 40%-100% / Suggested
Mature Plant Size & Root System: When left unchecked, this plant can get very large, almost 5'-6' but with consistent pruning it makes a great ornamental terrarium plant.
Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Front (low) groundcover, underplanting, or mounted (only in high humidity conditions)
Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Flowers are edible to herbivores.
Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 3" potted Banana plant is Shipped wrapped in newspaper