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Q.We Live In Ocala Fl ( Zone 9 ) And Have 2 Mature Banana Shrub (. 8 Ft )and Recently Have Had Temp. Down To 25deg

Zone Ocala Fl. 34482 | Anonymous added on January 16, 2024 | Answered

What do I do to the Cold damage ends of the Bush. I hate to think the Bush is permanently damaged

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Answered on January 17, 2024

While banana shrubs are not hardy, they are rated for zones 9 and 10, and zone 9 should withstand temperatures to 20 degrees F. When the threat of frost has passed, trim off any damaged ends. Here is more:




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