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dividing

Posted by llinda 5-6 (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 15, 08 at 17:41

I was wondering, when is the best time to divide and replant these wonderful plants? Fall or Spring...


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RE: dividing

depends on what your plans are? As a rule I dig my plants up just before first frost or sometimes during the first frost if it comes sooner than I'm ready, But I have lots of plants so I got to do a lot of digging to overwinter them in my basement. You can take a pup from mother plant safely after it has a couple of leaves. Transplant into ground or pot it until it gets a good root system started.


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RE: dividing

The banana tree I have is a perennial for my zone. I leave it outside and mulch heavily. It made it thru its first winter. Now it has multiplied and so thick. Can I dig it up and replanted the pups? Would spring be the better time to do this?
thanks


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