Scarlet Gran Banana Plant

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A beautiful, new banana cross that produces edible fruits! The Scarlet Gran has the ornamental qualities and beautiful coloring of the Sumatrana banana (also known as ‘Zebrina’, ‘Rojo’, or ‘Blood Banana’), with the edible qualities of the Gran Nain. If overwintered correctly this hybrid can produce small, seedless bananas.

One of the most notable qualities of the Scarlet Gran Banana Tree is its appearance. This short and stout banana tree stays about 7-10 feet tall, with wide, maroon variegated leaves that make it a prized landscape specimen. The leaves are large and glossy, providing a lush and tropical feel to your garden. This hybrid tree is also low maintenance, and resistant to diseases and pests.

The fruit produced by the Scarlet Gran Banana is truly special. The fruit of this banana plant is seedless, making it a convenient and easy-to-eat snack for you and your family. The fruit has a sweet and tangy flavor with a hint of citrus, making it a delicious addition to smoothies, desserts, or eaten on its own.

Overall, this Sumatrana-Gran Nain Hybrid is a must-have for any gardener or banana lover. With its unique appearance, delicious flavor, and low-maintenance qualities, this hybrid banana tree is sure to become a favorite in your garden.

Banana plants ship after April 1st in spring. This plant does not ship when cold weather threatens, so you may receive it separately from the rest of your order.

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Bloom Color Red, Yellow
Fruit Color Yellow Green
Fruit Size Small
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Shade/Sun Partial Shade - Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 6.5
Taste Sweet
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 2 - 11

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 2 - 11 Outdoors: 8 - 11
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.
This item can be grown in colder climates if it's planted in a container and brought indoors during the winter months. If you're planting it outdoors in the ground, we recommend being within the outdoor zone range.


This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow banana plants in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.


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