This ornamental banana does not produce fruit but does have exceptional dark red to purple foliage that forms a tree like form with a single stem. Red Abyssinian Banana will add vibrant color all summer long to the patio, garden or sunroom. Unique foliage. Easy to grow with a texture that is impossible to match in the landscape. Performs well in a container on a deck and will thrive even planted in a well-drained garden location.