|Most types of bananas plants prefer to grow in full sun meaning at least six hours of direct sunlight most days. Some varieties can scorch easily and will do better in partial shade.
|Need a lot of water and plenty of moisture in the air. They do best when planted in groups fairly close together, as this helps to retain moisture in the leaves. Water regularly to make sure the soil stays evenly moist but not soggy.
|Well drained fertile soil and slightly acidic. They typically have poor tolerance for salt in the soil.
|Apply a balanced fertilizer regularly throughout the growing season. Also, mix compost into the soil annually to raise the level of organic matter.
|Very hardy to -23’c
|10-15 months of growing time
|Full sun, but could tolerate partial shade
|Need regular watering during summer.
|Well drain and moist soil they don’t like wet feet
|A lot of citrus fertiliser. Nitrogen hungry plant
|Avoid high wind to prevent flowers drop
|Drought tolerant and can stand up to -2c for a period. Covering young trees in winter against frost may be required.
|Flowering and set fruit throughout Spring to summer. If they are being well look after they produce fruit all year long.
|Not necessary as leaves might die off during winter time usually and come back again around spring time. Just trim any dead branch.
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