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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 08-11-2012, 10:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I pulled a banana plant out of a pot today and started washing the dirt off the root ball to tissue culture it. I found what looked like little banana plants, but not connected to the corm. they did seem in some instances to be connected to the roots of the main plant. are they baby banana plants and if so why or how is this that this happened?
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I pulled a banana plant out of a pot today and started washing the dirt off the root ball to tissue culture it. I found what looked like little banana plants, but not connected to the corm. they did seem in some instances to be connected to the roots of the main plant. are they baby banana plants and if so why or how is this that this happened?
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Maybe agapanthus
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dud...there wasn't anything else growing in the pot...oh well...
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"dud...there wasn't anything else growing in the pot...oh well..."

there was...you just didn't know about it...think about where the soil came from...
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I pulled a banana plant out of a pot today and started washing the dirt off the root ball to tissue culture it. I found what looked like little banana plants, but not connected to the corm. they did seem in some instances to be connected to the roots of the main plant. are they baby banana plants and if so why or how is this that this happened?
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Did you keep and plant some of these? What did they become?
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growths from nematoads???
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