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Zone Houston TX | Karima added on December 26, 2017 | Answered

I have a musa plant in a pot, she is growing perfectly the only problem I have is the are small babies growing with her in the same pot, what to do and how can o remove them ? Please I really need your help

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Answered on December 27, 2017

What you see are suckers. They usually appear after flowering and fruiting when the main stem dies back. If you are certain that your main stem, a pseudo trunk, is in good shape, break or snap off the sucker by grabbing it at the soil line. Here is more info on Musa basjoo. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=d442.

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