Banana Trees

banana trees in Texas

Zone 76020 | skycam013 added on November 30, 2016 | Answered

Can I cover my banana tree with a 5 gallon bucket during the winter instead of mulch in Texas?

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Answered on December 1, 2016

Yes, a bucket over your banana tree is a good way to protect it from winter temperatures. Depending how cold it gets in your area, using mulch in addition is also a good idea, since that will protect the roots better.

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