Banana Plant flowering, should i cut off suckers?

jchang7646July 24, 2014

Hi, I am a newbie at banana growing and after 2 years my dwarf Brazilian banana finally is flowering and growing bananas! My question was that at the base, there are about 4 baby suckers and I was wondering if I can cut them out so the bananas will grow better or will it affect the mother banana plant if I cut them out? Please help. Thanks :)

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lac1361(z9a Lake Charles, LA)

Don't remove any pups at this point. It will weaken the root structure of the mother plant that is blooming. You run the risk of the mother being felled by wind.

Steve

    Bookmark   July 25, 2014 at 8:39AM
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