Banana Plant- Nymphoides aquatica- Easy Beginner Plant

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Banana Plants.

I remember seeing Banana plants in the random 10 gallon "Planted Tank" at Meijer's as a kid. It's I plant I bought as a child and didn't kill.

YES- Banana Plants are EASY to keep.  The "Bananas" are actually roots, storage centers for the plant.....and yes- they look like bananas.  This makes this plant ideal for a beginner or KIDS aquarium!  They won't kill it and get to show off the "bananas" in their tank.

This plant can handle LOW LIGHT. 

On a Scale of 1 to 10. 1 being you could grow it in your toilet and 10 being, "You look at it wrong and it dies"   THIS PLANT IS A 1.5

(And the only reason for the .5 is that the top upper Lily leaf might melt back but it will grow back a new one!)

Nymphoides aquatica is  It is known variously as the banana plant, banana lily, and the big floatingheart.   The "Nymph" part of its name signifies it's "Lily" type leaf.

If you like this plant make sure and check out our Red Tiger Lotus or "Dwarf Lily" as it is equally easy with a NICE RED LEAF.  The two in the same tank would make a nice contrast.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 45 reviews
Diane Clark
Banana Plants

These plants are the cutest plants I've ever seen. They were healthy and the shipping was fast


These might be my new obsession. Came in excellent shape!

Stephen Shea
Great collection

This is my second order with Dustin, both orders were never disappointing. Love the banana plants they are my favorite.

Jon Luiken
Banana plants

I've always thought these plants were cool since I first got into the hobby as a kid. These arrived in great condition, thanks!

Brian P
Banana Plant

The plant arrived in excellent condition. Impressed with the size. Shipment arrived quickly and promptly. Very satisfied! Third order of plants. Highly recommend!