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Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain Plant

100% Shipped in Pot, Just like buying in person.

Introducing the Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain Plant, a compact and flavorful addition to your garden. Order online now for a taste of authentic Puerto Rican cuisine right at home.


Container Plant Container Friendly
Growing Zone 8A - 11B
Pollinator Self Fertile
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Product Description

Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain Plant: Bring the Tropical Vibes Home

About the Fruit

Indulge in the exotic flavors of the Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain. This unique fruit, hailing from the lush Caribbean, is a delightful combination of sweet and savory. With its firm texture and rich, banana-like taste, it adds a tropical twist to your culinary creations. From mouthwatering plantain chips to delectable desserts, the Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain elevates any dish with its distinct flavor profile.

What to Know About the Tree

The Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain tree is an evergreen marvel that brings a touch of the tropics to your garden or patio. With its large, broad leaves and sturdy trunk, it creates a striking visual impact. This compact tree, reaching a height of 6-8 feet, is perfect for both small spaces and containers. An added bonus is its adaptability to various climates, making it suitable for growers across the nation. It’s a low-maintenance beauty that adds a touch of exotic charm to any landscape.

Harvest Season

Get ready to enjoy the bountiful harvest of the Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain in late summer to early fall. As the warm days of summer transition to a golden autumn, your tree will be adorned with clusters of ripening fruit. The sight of the vibrant green plantains hanging from the tree is a feast for the eyes and a testament to your gardening skills. Harvest them at their peak, when their skins turn a deep yellow, and savor the taste of the tropics.

Enhancing Your Fruitscape™

Imagine transforming your outdoor space into a tropical paradise with our Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain tree. Its lush foliage and unique fruit clusters make it a standout addition to your fruitscape™. Plant it as a focal point in your garden or create an edible hedge with multiple trees for a stunning display. With its evergreen nature, the Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain adds a touch of year-round greenery, creating a vibrant and inviting atmosphere. Embrace the beauty of a fruitscape™ and enjoy your own private tropical getaway.

At Just Fruits and Exotics, we guarantee that your Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain plant will be shipped 100% in its pot, ensuring the same experience as buying in person. Our superior packaging and easy shipping make the process convenient for you. As a nationally renowned, family-owned and operated online nursery, we bring a trusted, local-friendly vibe to your shopping experience. Join our community of satisfied customers and bring the taste of the tropics home with the Dwarf Puerto Rican Plantain tree.

Cold Hardy10-15°
Container PlantContainer Friendly
Growing Zone8A, 8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B
Mature Height6-10 FT
Mature Width3-5 FT
PollinatorSelf Fertile
Spacing3-5 FT
SunlightPart to Full
Planting & Care

Fruitscaping with Banana Trees

Bananas are the best way to add tropical splendor to your landscape. Lush and fast growing, bananas can be used as a backdrop or as a focal specimen. Create a summer windbreak or privacy screen. Plant a group of 3 to 5 and create an instant shade garden. Mix in elephant ears and gingers for a South Seas paradise.

Bananas will grow and produce fruit regularly in the colder regions of the Lower South (Zones 8B and 9). It takes two things to be successful: a variety that will fruit in 9 months (most varieties take 2 years), and plenty of water and fertilizer. Bananas fruit year round in Zone 10.

The broad, flat leaves of banana trees stand out in the landscape. Plant them in clumps of three to five for a sunny tropical look. They thrive in low wet spots or on the edges of ponds. Add ginger lilies and sago palms for a jungle of your own. Bananas have a very shallow root system and dwarf varieties are suitable for containers. Therefore, you can put them in large planters around your pool or out on the patio.

Recommended Fertilizers

Growing Guide

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Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

Click Here To View Our Shipping Page For More Information & Packing/Unpacking Plants Videos

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