Information About Bananas

Going bananas? You certainly will here, but in a good way. If you’ve ever wondered about growing and caring for banana plants in your home or outdoor landscape, then you’ve come to the right place. In the following pages, you will find tips and information on everything from general banana plant care, like harvesting, transplanting and dividing bananas, to managing common banana tree problems, such as pests and disease.

Fusarium Wilt Of Banana: Managing Of Fusarium Wilt In Bananas

Also known as Panama disease, fusarium wilt of banana is difficult to control and severe infections are often deadly. Click on this article to learn more about banana fusarium wilt disease, including management and control.


Banana Plant Diseases And Pests: Troubleshooting Problems Affecting Bananas

Banana plant problems can derail a successful plantation, and any of the problems affecting bananas may afflict the home gardener as well, so it’s important to learn to identify banana pests and diseases to nip them in the bud. Click here to learn more.


What To Feed Banana Plants – How To Fertilize A Banana Tree Plant

Bananas are heavy feeders in order to produce sweet fruit, so feeding banana plants is of primary importance, but the question is what to feed banana plants? What are banana fertilizer requirements and how do you fertilize a banana tree plant? Learn more here.


Banana Tree Fruit – Tips On Getting Banana Plants To Fruit

Banana trees are a staple of many hot weather landscapes. While they’re very decorative and are often grown for their tropical leaves and bright flowers, most varieties also produce fruit. Learn how to get banana trees to produce fruit in this article.


How To Divide A Banana Tree: Information On Banana Plant Splitting

Like most fruit trees, a banana plant sends out suckers. With grafted fruit trees, it is recommended that you prune and discard suckers, but banana plant suckers can be split from the parent plant and grown as new plants. Learn more here.


Dividing Banana Pups – Can You Transplant A Banana Tree Pup

Banana plant pups are actually suckers, or offshoots, that grow from the base of the banana plant. Can you transplant a banana tree pup to propagate a brand new banana tree? You certainly can, and dividing banana pups is easier than you may think. Learn more here.


Banana Plants In Winter: Tips For Successfully Overwintering A Banana Tree

If you don’t actually live in the tropics, you’re going to have to find something to do with your tree once winter comes. Find information about how to keep a banana tree over winter in this article. Click here to learn more.


Plantain Plant Care – How To Grow Plantain Trees

If you live in USDA zones 8-11, you get to grow a plantain tree. I’m jealous. What is a plantain? It’s sort of like a banana but not really. Click on this article for fascinating information on how to grow plantain trees and plantain plant care.


Propagating Banana Plants – Growing Banana Trees From Seeds

Commercially grown bananas that are cultivated specifically for consumption don’t have seeds. In nature, one encounters many banana types with seeds. That said, can you grow bananas from seed? Click here to find out about growing banana trees from seeds.


Info On Banana Plant Pests – Learn About Banana Plant Diseases

Bananas are not all that hard to grow, but problems with banana plants are bound to crop up nonetheless. What kinds of banana plant pests and diseases are there? Click here find out how to solve problems with banana plants.


Banana Tree Harvesting – Learn How And When To Pick Bananas

Bananas are one of the most popular fruit in the world. If you are lucky enough to have a banana tree of your own, you may wonder when to pick the bananas. Click this article to find out how to harvest bananas at home.


Hardy Banana Trees: How To Grow And Care For A Cold Hardy Banana Tree

Love the look of lush tropical foliage? Cold hardy banana plants grow well and over winter up to USDA zone 4. Learn more about growing these hardy bananas in this article.


Banana Plant Houseplant – Taking Care Of A Banana Tree Inside

Banana plant indoors? That’s right. With enough light and water, a tropical banana tree makes an excellent houseplant. And this article will help get you started with growing bananas.