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Old 04-26-2016, 10:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Brought the bananas up from the basement.. HELP!

Ok, stored my bananas in my parents basement, they had furnace issues that I wasn't aware of, and almost all of my bananas are goners. They're almost 1000% completely dried out and were potted. Severely underwatered. I have a few stragglers that I'm trying to resuscitate, but I need advice from the pros. I'm attaching a few pics, so you can see what I mean...The last pic is 2 Ice Creams and the one looks pretty darn good for what it's been through, so I think it's fine, but it's twin in the same pot isn't faring so well.

I think I have 3 options:

1. Break up soil a little with a fork, very slowly water, little at a time, and hope for the best.
2. Soak the whole pot in lukewarm water for 30 mins, drying, and keep repeating until soil is back to normal.
3. Pull out corm, cut off dried material, and replant in new soil.

1. Is what I started doing after I cut all the dead leaves. But, I'm wondering if I should just bite the bullet and pull all the corms out and really see what I have viable and what isn't. I'm just not sure that's the best idea.

Please help!

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