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Q.will a cut banana flower nourish soil if cut up and buried.

Zone 63010 | jacaland added on October 17, 2019 | Answered

I have a banana tree flower have cut down banana trees for winter. Can I cut up this stem for my soil for nutrients and bury it in the soil? Will it do any good for my soil?

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Answered on October 18, 2019

Once it is broken down by the soil microbes, yes, it will be beneficial to the soil. It can be left, or tilled in with the rest of the soil when you divide your banana plant.

This article will help you to care for the plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/banana/growing-cold-hardy-bananas.htm

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