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Q.Can this plant be saved?

Zone Vista CA 92081 | Bonsallbetty added on November 11, 2017 | Answered

My beautiful ornamental red banana that grew about 6 feet this year fell over yesterday. Upon investigation a gopher is the culprit. Is there any saving this beauty? Root hormone?

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Answered on November 11, 2017

Root hormone will not do it... Although there is some damage, it will likely recover. This season will probably be a wash, though. Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/eliminate-gophers.htm

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