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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.


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