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Banana Plant flowering, should i cut off suckers?

Posted by jchang7646 none (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 24, 14 at 10:31

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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RE: Banana Plant flowering, should i cut off suckers?

  • Posted by lac1361 z9a Lake Charles, LA (My Page) on
    Fri, Jul 25, 14 at 8:39

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


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