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Old 08-08-2011, 05:56 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: discussion of bananas grown in water

Originally Posted by Vickie H. View Post
The banana in the second picture has a pump by it and that banana took off this year. The other picture of my first banana, it is not near a pump. But then I don't want a huge banana in water.
Root rot will lead to a dead banana plant, if the dissolved oxygen levels are not enough to sustain the plant. I would make sure there is a pump near it, just use a variety like 'Super Dwarf Cavendish' if the size is a problem.
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