Pisang Ceylon Banana

Pisang Ceylon is a very fast and tall growing banana that many refer to as an improved 'Mysore.'

May die back to the ground in colder climates. Here in zone 8 we regularly lose the pseudo-stem back to the ground over the winter months.

John Derrick
Published by: John C. Derrick
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Additional Classification Data

Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa
Species: None Identified
Cultivar: Pisang Ceylon


Hardiness Zones

USDA Zone 8a: to 10 °F

USDA Zone 8b: to 15 °F

USDA Zone 9a: to 20 °F

USDA Zone 9b: to 25 °F

Plant Height

Height 12-15 ft.

Height 15-20 ft.

Light Exposure

Light - Full Sun

Light - 10% to 40% Shade

Growth Rate

Rate - Fast

Rate - Very Fast

Published/Updated on: 01-20-2021