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Indoor fake banana trees are made from silk and look very real. Often the silk leaves and other artificial banana tree materials are treated with UV protection so they will not fade in sunlight.
The trunks of the trees are made to look natural. Artificial indoor banana trees are in terra cotta flower pots that make them look as if they have been planted and are really live plants.
It is possible to place the tree in other types of plant pots or weaved baskets if the customer chooses. The artificial banana trees are available in different heights and are made proportionally to have a realistic banana tree dimension.
There are many varieties of banana trees in nature. Therefore, there are different varieties of artificial indoor banana trees that all look very realistic.
There are more different artificial indoor banana tree varieties available for purchase to use in homes, apartments, and business decor. Indoor artificial banana trees are available in sizes ranging between four feet tall and eight feet tall that are suitable for indoor use.
Banana tree facts
Common name: Banana tree (Musaceae family)
The banana tree is not a tree but a giant grass, sometimes reaching more than a dozen meters in height.
It is a perennial plant with large leaves containing 80% water.
It is not a trunk because it does not contain wood: it is the superposition of the leaves which keeps it erratic. You have to compare the banana tree to a giant leek. It is often used as feed for poultry or cattle. In Asia, it enters the manufacture of pulp.
The fibers of certain banana trees are used to make ties, rope, fabric, clothing, hats, fishing nets, composite materials (car fittings, partitions). The Musa textilis: Manila hemp product with fibers. Used as a decoction, it treats diarrhea. Today, it is still used in the manufacture of our banknotes.
When the banana tree reaches maturity, the flower appears. It is a complex flower (inflorescence) that points skyward before expanding downward with a male bud, often heart-shaped. On this flower, there are the bracts (violet) which conceal the flowers. The hatching of the female flowers takes place before the hermaphrodite flowers and the male flowers. Once fertilised, the plant’s ovaries give birth to the fruit.