Save my ailing banana plant

redswertDecember 16, 2008

What's wrong with my banana plant? I'm wondering specifically about these yellow spot forming on the leaves. Anybody..?

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wally_1936(8b)

Can't tell without a picture, but banana plants are very hungry and thirsty. We have never found they were easy to kill off.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2008 at 9:55PM
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mikethegardencoach(USDA 10, Sunset 24)

As Wally says, it hard to tell without seeing the plant. They are heavy feeders, and yellowing MAY indicate a lot of conditions. Possible mineral or nitrogen deficiencies, wind damages, improper watering (too much or too little) - all could be the culprit. I have a number of varieties that have red blotches but these are part of their natural coloration. I added a link to the CRFG fruit facts banana page with information on these...

Here is a link that might be useful: CRFG Banana page

    Bookmark   December 24, 2008 at 4:49AM
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