Banana Trees
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Maturing Bananas

Zone 77493 | David Gadberry added on November 14, 2019 | Answered

My banana tree bloomed and formed bananas in mid-July, but the bananas are still not mature. I cut out all the suckers and cut off the bloom. What else should I have done?

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    GKH_Susan
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    Answered on November 15, 2019

    It can take 3 to 6 months for the fruit to mature. (Also be sure you have a variety with edible fruit. Some don't.) You will cut them down before they turn yellow.

    Here is more information on fruiting:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/banana/getting-banana-plants-to-fruit.htm

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