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Q.Banana Tree

Zone Zone 6 | Chartin added on April 17, 2023 | Answered

This banana tree is 3 years old but will be its 2nd summer with me.not sure if the bugger stocks take longer or what it has already put off 3 pups.i think it maybe infected with something. It was so big and beautiful if anyone knows what’s wrong with it or what I can do.thanks

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Answered on April 17, 2023

Eventually, The main parent of every Banana plant dies off. They spread by underground rhizome (by the root) so if you break that clump apart a little and give it some fresh soil, it should send up another healthy pup. Once it does, you can divide some of them out into their own containers.




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