Banana Trees
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Pruning banana shrub

Zone Ville platte la. - Central Louisiana. | Anonymous added on January 19, 2019 | Answered

Can I cut back a shrub that is about 8 feet tall to about 4 ft without killing it?

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drtreelove
Answered on January 20, 2019

It's best to keep the height reduction and removal of foliage to 25% maximum at one time, in a year. The more extreme reduction of 50% may not kill it, but there are possible detrimental effects.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/banana-shrub/how-to-grow-banana-shrubs.htm

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