weeping plant - Knowledgebase Question

Lockport, Ne
Question by anngrannyann
April 19, 2010
Banana plant purchased at Home Depot weeps .Its vigorous but weeps. Is that usual.Looks happy.

Answer from NGA
April 19, 2010


It's normal for fluid to ooze from recent injuries or if the plant is extremely vigorous in the spring. That's when sap is really flowing and it sometimes needs to escape from natural openings in the leaves and stems. As long as it looks otherwise healthy, the oozing fluids won't harm the plant.

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