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Old 10-08-2008, 10:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default mulching Muso in Michigan

I,m sure this has been discussed many atime before but exactly how should I mulch my Muso and Blood leaf for winter? I just cut them down to 1-2 ft and mulch around them and tie plastic around the whole thing? I've never done this before. I have enjoyed my bananas to no end this year. Thanks all, BK~
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Old 10-08-2008, 12:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: mulching Muso in Michigan

The Blood leaf banana (aka Musa zebrina) is not very winter hardy. I'm not sure I'd try leaving it in the ground in your area. I live in Houston and mine typically dies to the ground each winter but resprouts from the corm in the spring.
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Default Re: mulching Muso in Michigan

Zebrina wont supris in michigan but on the way you describe how you want to protect your basjoo i think it will work for your basjoo.
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