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Old 03-11-2020, 08:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by edwmax View Post
That was what I was trying to determin. At this size the plant would (or should) be in a shade house with 50% shading. Then slowly decrease the shading until ful sun. this would take about 3 or 4 months and the plant should be 2 ft to 2 1/2 ft tall by then. The plants need high humidity which would be provided by misting in the shade house.

Did your suppler stated the banana plants have been harden off for full sunlight and give you instructions to plant directly in the ground?
Unfortunately the seller didn't provide any instructions.
As far as I can see I'll have warm cloudy weather here. I can mist them daily to see if it helps.
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