Banana plants prefer a light, well-draining soil. To aid in drainage quality add raised areas above heavier soil to allow thin roots of banana tree to spread. Choose warmest location on your property for they need full sun; twelve hours a day is optimal. If you live in a temperate climate, your banana plants will also need protection from wind and cold. To keep growing banana plants throughout the year choose cold tolerant varieties of banana trees such as Musa Basjoo
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Cannas, banana plants and/or Elephant ears may be in this lush tropical plant grouping. I would add some Ti Maria cordyline (??) as well, or possibly a perennial hibiscus or an Esperanza ... // pavers & plants along fenceline in a wavy line. Adds dimension and interest.