What's the best food for Musa Bashoo?

greenpassion(z4-z5 VT)August 31, 2010

I hate to admit this, but I have been using Miracal(?) Grow as food for all my deck plants. All are doing well. I have read here that bannanas should be fed something high in nitrogen. Is there a product that has the right numbers for these guys? I have some issue with sickness with my potted pups, and wonder...

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the_virginian(Zone 7 NoVA)

The best banana fertilizer I have ever used is Milorganite as it is a natural product that is organic based. I have had record sized bananas with a liberal application of this fertilizer and it won't burn the plants.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2010 at 2:37PM
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I live in N Florida and we have bananas like weedsin our yard... My husband fertilizes every spring and fall with a cup of 6-6-6. He just sprinkles it in the clump and they seem to get really excited within weeks they are bright green and happy. Best of luck....

    Bookmark   September 16, 2010 at 11:45AM
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