The flowers normally appear between April to June, in a long pendulous stalk. They may split, If left to ripen on the stalk. Pink velvet banana trees are considered one of the hardiest and easiest-to-grow of all the tropical banana tree species.Although they can take up to a decade to reach their full height, they establish early, start blooming in their first year, and can handle more temperate outdoor climates. Apart from being a beautiful plant with lush green foliage, a banana plant produces fruits, that not only have a delectable taste, but are also known for their nutritional value. Copyright © Gardenerdy & Buzzle.com, Inc.