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Q.What Happens After A Dwarf Banana Flowers?

Zone 75082 | sank6055 added on October 9, 2020 | Answered

Once a particular pseudostem bears a artichoke-like flower, is that shute then dead? Do I cut it out? I love the height they’ve achieved but don’t seem to be growing new leaves? Please Help!

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Answered on October 9, 2020

Once flowering is done, that cluster of growth will start to die back. It is best to leave it until it dies off, completely, though. Cutting living growth is not advised, since banana plants are very susceptible to infections.

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