banana tree - Knowledgebase Question

brooksville, Fl
Question by bissonnet3
August 25, 2009
I have 2 very small banana tree less than a foot high, what can I do to make it grow

Answer from NGA
August 25, 2009


Some banana trees are dwarf and others are standard size at maturity. There's not much you can do to encourage them to reach their full potential other than to water frequently and feed each spring with a time release fertilizer high in nitrogen (such as a 20-10-10. As soon as the roots are well established and they get lots of water, they should grow well for you. Enjoy!

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