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Juniper Level Botanic Garden: Banana Beds


Name: Juniper Level Botanic Garden: Banana Beds

Open to the public? Yes, by appointment and during Open Days.

County: Wake

Address (if public): 9241 Sauls Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603

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USDA Hardiness Zone: 8a (2023)

Extension Demonstration Garden? No

Approximate year the garden/landscape was established: 1986

What to look for: Located on the north side of the parking lot, the banana border features many hardy and semi-hardy bananas (Musa spp.), Arundo donax ‘Peppermint Stick’, and Trachycarpus takil that bloom in late summer to fall. It also features banana relatives, including gingers and cannas.

Horticulture: JLBG is maintained by a team of professionals and volunteers.