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Old 10-18-2021, 04:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Musa Acuminata - Overpotting and light

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Originally Posted by subsonicdrone View Post
growth will slow down
being further from the light source but also less hours of daylight during the winter months
water less often

is the plant going outside next spring?
transplanting it at this point will make it more difficult to transplant in the spring
or is the 16 inch pot the final pot size?
the smaller pot may also help to not overwater during the winter

a pic would help though to see if it is bursting at the seams and really needs a transplant
I'm having some trouble loading any images up, otherwise I would put one up. Currently it is about 2 feet tall, and has been giving out a new leaf every week, progressively bigger in size. There are 3 pups in the pot, one of which is much larger than the other two, but the main stem is about 2 inches from the side of the pot.

I'm intending to keep it as a houseplant, but may put it outside for some time in the summer. The 16 inch pot will be the final pot, I'm hoping to maximum its size as I think it would look great when over a metre tall.
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