Hardy Banana zone 5

bridget_obrien72March 28, 2013

I am about to receive a hardy banana plant through a reputable online seller but it is coming in the next week and I live close to Chicago which is still a bit chilly. It is ok to put in the ground now or should I wait another month and nurture it inside? I thank anyone in advance willing to respond, I just don't want to put something in the ground that is bound to die :(

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jardinerowa

How big is the banana? Do you have any more frosts expected? I would put it in the ground as early as possible as long as there will be no more frosts. Otherwise I would leave it in the pot until all frosts are over.

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    Bookmark   March 31, 2013 at 12:58PM
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sandy0225(z5 Indiana)

No plant it after your last frost date, probably around mothers day

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 7:39PM
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