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PNW Bananas

Posted by jardinerowa 8 (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 25, 06 at 3:01

I just got two baby (4") Basjoos and two Orinocos (11") in the mail. I'm living in two places...one on Puget Sound and the other is on a lake. I put two in containers and at the Puget Sound home and will put them in a portable greenhouse come winter. I will place two at the lake home back from the lake by the vegetable garden. They will planted in the ground and I will try to baby them.

I know they are hardy here, but since PNW usually gets incessant rain in the winters, do I need to bag the ones planted in the ground or can I just mulch heavily? Is rot inevitable without bagging? Thanks.

J


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RE: PNW Bananas

I would bag them. Moist soil is important but without proper drainage, the plants would rot.


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