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Q.Should I Cut Back My Red Leaf Banana Tree

Zone 32174 | Anonymous added on January 2, 2021 | Answered

i live in Ormond Beach Fla. near Daytona Beach border. Do I need to cut back my red leaf banana tree? if so, how far back? There hasn’t been temps below 45 and the tree is healthy. it’s been outside all year.

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Answered on January 3, 2021

You probably don't need to prune it back unless it has browned leaves or is shooting up suckers from the ground. If you do need to do some cutting, use sterile tools and cut at a 45 degree angle. Here's an article with some tips on growing banana trees in your zone.

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