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Mar 06, About a year ago about 1/3 of my trees needed new mulch and I used the free city product. By mid summer, only those trees were suffering from some of the worst sooty mold, mildew, and insect problems I'd seen in a long time -- whereas a neigboring tree with a different mulch.
Jul 21, Main Banana Discussion This is where we discuss our banana collections; Now i myself have used pine needles before years ago when we had them on the property but I now use hardwood mulch and Oak leaves.
But the local lowes and nurseries sell them in bales as mulch and people use them like crazy and I have notice no ill effects but then.
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Jun 20, Sometimes, depending on the size of your banana tree, this pile of mulch may be several feet (1 m.) high. For ease of removal the following spring, make a chicken wire cage to lay over the crown prior to mulching. Hardy banana trees can also be container. Jan 13, Banana plants aren’t actually trees: They do not have baby lorikeet fallen from tree trunks.
Technically, banana plants are herbaceous perennials, albeit the largest flowering herbs in the world. Some varieties get over twenty feet tall. Learn how to prune a banana tree and why it is Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
If you were careful not to over water during the winter your banana plant should be able to survive our desert frost and occasional freezes with little or no permanent damage. I carried 9 different varieties of bananas plants with out protection during the unusually cold winter nights of Jan. and all survived, one even fruited during this. Like other banana trees, a cold hardy banana tree will last about six years. Tolerance and Susceptibility Because bananas aren’t native to the United States, some diseases that afflict tropical bananas in Southeast Asia, Africa, and Central and South America won’t cause damage to the ones here.
Sep 02, Types of Mulch for Trees You can mulch around trees with standard bark mulch, or you can use wood chips or shredded leaves. There is nothing wrong with using wood-chip mulches as long as you age them stumpcutting.bar