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Potting Mix For Growing Bananas in Containers

Posted by rokal LongIsland/z6b (My Page) on
Sat, May 20, 06 at 20:24

For those that are growing bananas in containers, what kind of potting mix are you using? Is straight Miracle Gro or Pro-Mix decent or is a custom blend recommended?

Thanks


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RE: Potting Mix For Growing Bananas in Containers

I use "Miracle Grow" and like it very much!! Have never used "Promix"...

Good Luck,
Frank


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RE: Potting Mix For Growing Bananas in Containers

Almost anything works. I have even potted them in pure compost, and they are fine, though I usually use some perlite in with the compost.


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RE: Potting Mix For Growing Bananas in Containers

Miracle Gro works great. If you overwinter indoors, don't water too much as it tends to hold a lot of water but outdoors that is a good thing.


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