This banana grows to 6' and produces edible bananas similar to those in your supermarket. Its boat shaped leaves are 4' wide and 6' long. Because of its short height it can reach maturity and bear fruit in only 12 months if grown in ideal conditions. Be sue to view the many other types of bana rhizomes that we are offering Requires constant warmth, high humidity, 12 hrs. bright light & well draining soil mixture. Fertilize lightly with each watering. Complete growing instructions are sent with all orders and are also posted on this website.. Our low shipping charge is based on the actual cost of the postage. NOT FOR EXPORT.