Grande Naine Banana Tree

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Delightful Grande Nain Banana Tree (Musa acuminata 'Grande Naine') is a gorgeous tropical accent and ornamental banana plant with loads of appeal for the home garden! Keeping to a short height at maturity, properties of any size can grow their own bananas if they are in a warm growing zone!

The long bright green leaves are enormous and provide coarse texture for the garden and mixed plantings, even suitable for planters and porch pots! You’ll gain evergreen color and broad accents while you are waiting for that first harvest!

Grande Nain Banana produces very tasty fruit if humidity and temperatures are right, sending out a flower shoot that can grow very long and attract pollinators and even a hummingbird or two! Soon you’ll see your bananas forming, and mature trees can produce about 50lbs of fruit!

Planting and Application:

Use these broadleaf evergreen plants as background color or great accents that will turn heads! Add to containers on your patio or poolside to add a tropical flair to your garden décor, transporting you to someplace exotic! Your staycation becomes a luxury destination when you use these fast-growing tropicals as screening for privacy! Northern gardeners can even keep these as houseplants throughout the cold winters.

Grande Nain does produce bananas that you would typically find in the supermarket, only more flavorful and better because you grew them yourself! How about that for adding to your homegrown food diversity and sustainability? Great for pinpoint shade that provides healthy snacks right on your porch or balcony, or impressive curb appeal as front yard foundation accents!

  • Large Broad Green Leaves
  • Small Compact Size
  • Full-Sized Delicious Fruit
  • Easy Care & Versatility
  • Great in Ground or Container

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Banana Tree care is simple, they need full sun for growing the most fruit, but can tolerate some partial shade. Be mindful that the Banana leaf tears easily and these large leaves do damage in storms and wind, so a protected area where they won’t be receiving the brunt of the elements is important to keep them looking fresh!

  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Consistently Moist, Fertile Soil
  • Very Good Drainage & Protection
  • Fast Growing
  • Heat Tolerant

Grande Nain Banana Tree will add incredible exotic flair and healthy delicious fruit to your home garden and landscape! Order double-duty plants that do more for you at today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Grande Naine Banana Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones Outdoors 9-11(Indoors 4-10)
Growing Zones Outdoors 9-11(Indoors 4-10)
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Musa acuminata 'Grande Naine'
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 6 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 8 - 10 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fragrant No