Originally Posted by Bananaman88
My M. dasycarpa mat (matte?) has flowered twice this year. For some reason, the little bananas never seem to last too long and I've never had mine split open. Mine tend to dry out and turn dark before that ever happens. Great little ornamental, though.
Maybe provide the plants with more regular waterings. That may help you get some nice, plump pink bananas.
Cheryl: Your plants are looking great! Keep them growing as it cools down.
Arkansas River Valley
Average January Low: 31°F, Average August High: 92°F
Extreme Winter Lows: 5-15°F, Extreme Summer Highs: 100-112°F, Annual Precipitation: 52 inches