Re: Will bananas fruit growing in grass?
Don't know what type of grass you have but I have St. Augustine that one can easily remove without damaging roots. I pull out any runners by hand and I mulch heavily with cypress mulch. That way I can control the occasional runner / weed. I would think you'd have difficulties fertilizing and would worry about damaging plant if mowing/weed wacking. When I add composted manure I just pull back mulch, add, and then recover. Did I say mulch enough times?
I'm putting in perennial peanut plants this year to test under one of my patches. I used it on a portion of side yard to keep my sandy soil in place (FL summer rains) and it worked great. Its a nitrogen fixer, adaptable, grows fast, blocks weeds, and competes little with established plants. If you are in a warm enough location, you might look into that.
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