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Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants This forum is for discussing propagation techniques of banana plants. Tissue culturing is the popular process of creating clones from a source plant. There are other techniques to propagate banana plants however, such as nicking corms or dividing corms. Learn more inside.


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Old 10-18-2014, 06:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Large pup removal

I have never tried removing a pup this size but this one was hanging too far over my pool and making a huge mess. I gave it a shot and things seem to be progressing well. I cut it down to about 3ft to reduce expended energy in hope of stimulating root and corm growth.

The following photos were taken over a

Sept 28



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... No significant change for weeks ...

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If its a Florida hill ice cream, you might as well call it a musa basjoo. Lol
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If its a Florida hill ice cream, you might as well call it a musa basjoo. Lol
That one was a Dwarf Namwah.
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Do you have an updated photo?
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I'll take a photo this weekend and upload it. By the time I get home it is too dark.

Here is a photo from November 16th.

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It was still light enough when I got home. Here is a pic from today.

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The plant looks great.
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I noticed something interesting today. It appears the plant has skipped creating pups and gone straight to fruiting.

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