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Elizabeth City, NC
(Zone 8a)

March 29, 2009
12:55 PM

Post #6334737

hi all, i'm having a problem w/my dwarf banana's leaf's 'browning' ,i've tried misting, unerwatering , watering just through the top of the leaves. what am i doing wrong ? i stink at house plants, can pretty much grow anything outside...

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Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

March 30, 2009
12:06 AM

Post #6337566

Not sure what you are doing wrong, but I can tell you that bananas are heavy feeders (fert) and like water. I would not underwater bananas, but instead water heavily and then wait until almost dry and water hard again and again and again. If you are not going to plant it in the ground soon, then I would also move it up to a larger container..
Elizabeth City, NC
(Zone 8a)

March 31, 2009
11:23 AM

Post #6344080

thanks so much. i moved it into the ground a few days ago to a palce where it'll get sun until about 2pm. do u think that'll be to much or enough sun?
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

March 31, 2009
2:44 PM

Post #6344834

Bananas will take as much sun as you can give them, you just have to water more if you don't want to stunt their growth.
Elizabeth City, NC
(Zone 8a)

April 18, 2009
2:12 PM

Post #6427711

thanks soooooo much, going out to feed her right now...

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