regularly during summer dry spells
necessary. Cut new shoots below ground level
to keep from spreading.
that "air of the tropics" nothing exceeds
the look of a banana tree. The banana family is
Musaceae, and is related to the heliconias and
travelers palm. Banana is really not a "tree"
but a herbaceous perennial. However, out of a
hundred varieties only a couple are hardy in zone
8 of the south.
trees fit in perfectly around swimming pools or
near other bodies of water.
can not over feed nor can you over water your
banana plants, although good drainage is required.
Water regularly during dry spells to maintain
active growth. Mulch in winter.