Shrub: Banana Bush
This small tree or shrub is known for its pale yellow flowers that emit a strong banana fragrance. Its waxy evergreen foliage can reach up to 15 feet tall (8 feet wide) at maturity. Perfect as an indoor plant or specimen shrub in warm climates.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme Heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-10
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Shear annually to maintain desired shape.