Banana Trees
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banana tree pups

Zone 13501 | Anonymous added on June 19, 2018 | Answered

is it a problem if i just leave the pups and don't separate them? my banana plant is potted in a large pot and not in the ground

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 20, 2018

The pups will drain necessary water and nutrients from the parent plant and can eventually kill the original plant. These articles should help.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/banana/how-to-divide-a-banana-tree.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/banana/dividing-banana-pups.htm

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