Ensete lecongkietii


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Ensete lecongkietii is a new species found in northern Thailand and Vietnam. This Ensete is a compact grower reaching only 6 to 8 feet tall and looking more like a dwarf form of Ensete ventricosum. The leaves are green with yellow mid vein on top and red mid-veins underneath the foliage. The flowers are held above the foliage emerging form the center of the plant. It produces a large red flower over 1 foot across. With it’s compact birds-nest habit and stiff foliage this should be a great plant for containers and tropical displays. Keeping a bit more modest size than the other species.

Additional information

Pot Size:

4 – 4.5" pot

USDA Hardiness Zone:

7b-10 Could possibly handle more cold if mulched and protected


4-7 feet


4-7 feet

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun/Part Sun

Water Requirements:

Regular watering good drainage


Species Thailand and Veitnam