Japanese basjoo

Musa basjoo

  • Japanese basjoo
  • Japanese basjoo
  • Japanese basjoo
  • Japanese basjoo
  • Flower name
    Japanese basjoo
  • Scientific name
    Musa basjoo
  • AliasJapanese basjoo, 芭蕉, ムサバジョウ, Musa basjoo
  • Place of originsouthern China
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering season

What is Japanese basjoo

Japanese basjoo(scientific name: Musa basjoo) is a cold-tolerant perennial plant belonging to the family Musaceae, native to southern China. The leaf sheath is 2 to 3 m, and the fiber is used for spreading. In Okinawa, we use textiles and weaving cloth as a special product. Roots, leaves, flowers and seeds are used as ingredients for Kampo music. Banana(scientific name: Musa × paradisiaca) and they are very similar. To distinguish between a banana and a banana, the color of the cocoon is used. Banana cocoons are purple, but bamboo shoots are green or light yellow. In addition, bananas can be eaten as fruits grow larger, while the fruits of persimmons don't grow larger, and only black seeds can't be eaten. The cocoons are cold resistant, but the bananas are vulnerable to cold.

Common name: Basho, scientific name: Musa basjoo, alias: Japanese basjoo, Japanese fiber banana, place of origin: southern China, life style: cold-resistant perennial, plant height: 200-300 cm, leaf color: green, leaf shape: oblong, leaf length: 150 cm, leaf width: 50 cm, use: distribution Ornamental.


  • Order
    Zingiberales
  • Family
    Musaceae
  • Genus
    Musa
  • Species
    M. basjoo
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type cold-tolerant perennial plant
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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