Tropic Wonder

Banana plants add plenty of jungle-like drama to a plot – and they’re far more robust than you think

Plants suitable for our climate range from chest high gems to 20ft giants

Martyn Cox
Gardens


AS I WRITE this from my upstairs office, I’m looking out of a window upon my back garden. It offers the perfect bird’s- eye view of a small grove of banana plants that were started from a solitary, 3ft-tall specimen five years ago. Thanks to its...

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