Musa acuminata ‘Ice Cream’, Banana ‘Blue Java’

(8 customer reviews)
Arrives in 3 - 7 days.
Ships March 8th - March 15th.
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3-in-1 Moisture Meter

Take the guesswork out of watering and light. Quickly and easily determine your plants water and light levels, along with pH value.

  • No batteries required
  • Easy to read moisture, light, and pH levels with large dial.
  • Perfect for Indoor or Outdoor Plants.
  • How to Use: Simply insert moisture meter 3-4 inches into the soil, toggle switch to test moisture, light, or pH level you would like to measure.
  • Designed only for testing soil. Please be sure to not touch stone or hard rock soil.
  • ***Please note that pH test value cannot be applied to any other liquid than water.

Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Recently Shipped Musa acuminata 'Ice Cream', Banana 'Blue Java'

Description

A Blue Banana That Tastes Like Vanilla Ice Cream – A Treat for Your Eyes & Your Palate

The ‘Blue Java’ Banana tree is unique. This fast-growing, cold-tolerant marvel from Asia and the South Pacific actually produces blue bananas that taste exactly like vanilla ice cream or custard. Many folks like to pick the ripe bananas and pop them in their mouths. Others suggest mixing the bananas into a smoothie or freezing them to make an all-natural ice cream alternative.

While you’re waiting for the fabulous treat to grow, you’re rewarded with a great looking addition to your yard. The tree showcases gigantic lime green leaves and a stout, sturdy trunk. Smart gardeners know the Blue Java’s well-developed root system will hold up well against the elements. The tree is happiest in moist soil and part to full sun.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a, 9b

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Mature Height

8 ft – 15 ft

Spacing

3 ft – 8 ft

8 reviews for Musa acuminata ‘Ice Cream’, Banana ‘Blue Java’

  1. Sal S. (verified owner)

    This plant was over 5ft tall (including the pot). Much larger than expected.

  2. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Very large and nice big full leaves!

  3. Ronald (verified owner)

    This banana tree is beautiful.It looks exactly like the on line photograph.I can’t believe it traveled from the east coast to the west coast and still arrived in such great health.
    You really get what you Pay for here and it’s Worth Every Penny!
    The service is STERLING.
    I will never shop anywhere else for everyday or Hard to find nursery items.
    🌴

  4. Jesse B (verified owner)

    I was really worried about shipping this thing 1000 miles. FedEx ended up losing it and I was convinced I’d be left with a stalk when it got here. Well, I was wrong. It had 2 leaves. It’d be short timer, I was convinced. Fast forward a month. It’s added 6 new leaves (which my daughter loves documenting) and has added at least a foot of growth too. I wish I could rate this 6 stars.

    Follow the instructions on the site and give yourself plenty of lead time and you’ll be extremely happy with your purchase. The follow up emails on care from Plantvine have been excellent as well.

  5. Anonymous (verified owner)

  6. Juana M. (verified owner)

    It looks exactly like the picture. I’m looking forward to watching it grow. It’s a very beautiful plant.

  7. Matt Bruno (verified owner)

    Another great plant from plant vine. Thanks plant vine!!

  8. Charles L Wisenbaker (verified owner)

    From Lake Park, GA, my ice cream banana has been planted for a week now and has grown a foot!

  9. Steve G

    I live in the Northeast. Can I grown this indoors? If so, how tall will it get?

  10. Delaine

    How long will it take for the 4-5′ plant to bear fruit?

  11. David Munsell

    Can this banana be grown in a container? If so, how large does the container need to be and how tall will it get?

  12. Sherry Shaw

    Pollination. How is Blue Java Banana pollinated? Need I buy a male or female companion?

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Why others chose the Musa acuminata ‘Ice Cream’, Banana ‘Blue Java’

I’m attracted to giant leaves :)

I feel like this is the perfect plant for me because it’s low maintenance and it’s unique. I’m totally looking forward to seeing it grow .

Love fruit trees, banana completes my collection

The one I bought last year was giant!

I've been wanting this plant for a while. I can't wait to see show my friends blue bananas!!!