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Original price Rs. 99.00
Current price Rs. 89.00
Common name:
Red Banana
Regional name:
Marathi - Lal Keli, Sanskrit - Kadali, Rambha, Hindi - Kela, Telugu - Arati, Tamil - Vazhai, Kannada- Bale-hannu, Bengali - Keli, Gujarati - Kela, Malayalam - Vazha
Fruit Plants, Vegetable, Shrubs
Musaceae or Banana family

1. Information

  • Botanical Name: Musa acuminata × balbisiana 'Chakrakeli'
  • Origin: India
  • Size: Medium to tall, up to 12-20 feet
  • Cultivar Type: Dessert banana
  • Flavor: Sweet, mild, and aromatic
  • Ripening Color: Yellow with slight green tips
  • Cold Hardiness: Moderate

2. Plantation

  • Planting Site: Choose a sunny location with well-draining soil
  • Spacing: Plant at least 8-10 feet apart to allow for proper growth
  • Soil: Loamy, well-draining soil with a pH between 6.0 and 7.5
  • Planting Depth: Plant rhizomes (suckers) 2-4 inches deep

3. Growing

  • Sunlight: Requires full sun, at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day
  • Watering: Consistently moist, but not waterlogged soil; water every 2-3 days during the growing season
  • Fertilizing: Use a balanced fertilizer with an N-P-K ratio of 10-10-10; apply monthly during the growing season
  • Pest Control: Monitor for common pests such as aphids, spider mites, and banana weevils

4. Care

  • Pruning: Remove dead leaves and excess suckers to promote healthy growth
  • Support: Provide support to the main stem with stakes or cages, especially during fruit production
  • Harvest: Typically 9-12 months after planting; harvest when fruit is yellow with slight green tips
  • Overwintering: In colder climates, protect the base of the plant with mulch or move potted plants indoors

5. Benefits

  • Nutritional: Rich in vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber; good source of potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6
  • Culinary: Delicious eaten fresh, or used in smoothies, desserts, and baked goods
  • Ornamental: Attractive foliage and flower bracts make it a striking addition to a garden or landscape
  • Environmental: Contributes to a biodiverse ecosystem by providing habitat and food for local fauna