Pink Thai bananas can be grown from seeds

At Discovery Garden we have seeds of Musa velutina, the Thai pink banana, for sale. We also have live plants of Musa velutina for sale, that can be shipped to any location in Thailand or Laos. This mainly ornamental pink banana looks good in any Thai garden or on a balcony in Europe.

Musa velutina, the Thai pink banana can be grown from seeds

Musa velutina, the Thai pink banana can be grown from seeds

Growing Musa velutina from Thai seeds is very easy. I first planted my first pink banana several years ago, I had bought the live plant at a local market. First I enjoyed the beautiful flower of Musa velutina.

Musa velutina flower in Pattaya

Musa velutina flowers grow upwards

Contrary to other bananas, the flowers of Musa velutina grow upwards. The small pink bananas grow upwards as well.

Those pink banana flowers are very decorative

Those pink banana flowers are very decorative

At Discovery Garden Pattaya we always try to have some live plants for sale and on display. We grow all our Musa velutina plants from seeds.

Musa velutina fruits with seeds

Pink bananas can be seen at Discovery Garden Pattaya and Nong Khai

Now the edible fruits of Musa velutina are almost ready.

When the pink bananas are ripe, they peel back by themselves and release the seeds

When the pink bananas are ripe, they peel back by themselves and release the seeds

Now the fruits of the Musa velutina are ripe. They peel back by themselves and eventually drop the round hard seeds. The little flesh is edible and very sweet. If you want to grow this attractive pink Thai banana from seeds, we recommend to soak the round and hard seeds over night. Musa velutina is an asset for any Thai garden or European balcony.

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