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May 09, Another alternative is to store your banana trees indoors during the winter.

Should I remove all of them or would that damage the tree?

Before the first frost dig up the plant and gently remove any excess soil and then cut the leaves back close to the base of the trunk. You will be left with something that looks like a pole with shrubtrim.buzz Reading Time: 2 mins.

Nov 11, Since most banana plants are not cold-hardy, you generally will have to dig up the plants and and store them indoors before temperatures drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May 09, Before the first frost dig up the plant and gently remove any excess soil and then cut the leaves back close to the base of the trunk. You will be left with something that looks like a pole with shrubtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.

Dec 02, Answer: To remove the banana plant, dig up a circle of soil about 1 foot around the base. Insert the blade of a sharp shovel into the disturbed dirt at a degree angle to sever any underground roots, working all the way around the plant.

After the roots have been severed, you can easily pull the young banana plant up. Jun 02, Like most fruit trees, a banana plant sends out suckers.

With grafted fruit trees, it is recommended that you prune and discard the suckers, but banana plant suckers (called “pups”) can be split from the parent plant and grown as new shrubtrim.buzzue reading to learn how to divide a banana tree.

Feb 28, 2. Use a sharp blade or knife to prune the stem. Cut the stalk with a clean and sharp knife about ½ to 1 inch from the trunk. Regular pruning will allow your banana plant to remain looking lush.

Make sure you have waited until you have harvested any fruit and until your plant has flowered before you prune the shrubtrim.buzz: K. May 16, Transplanting Banana Plant Pups. Your banana pup is now ready to be planted away from the mother plant. Plant the pup in well-drained soil that has been amended with compost or rotted manure.

Don’t plant too deeply; ideally, the pup should be planted at the same depth it was growing while still attached to the parent plant. Sep 21, Moving Banana Trees.

Lift the entire stem and all its rhizomes out.

Various species and hybrids of banana (Musa spp.) are prized for the edible fruits they produce and as ornamentals. Although often referred to as a tree, the banana is. Jul 23, The largest and most cold-hardy banana tree is the Musa basjoo. It can grow to 20 feet. Banana trees are perennial herbs with their true stem, or rhizome, underground where it.