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Mar 26, You should only prune the tree after you have harvested the fruit. Pruning before harvesting will directly affect the fruit and may decrease the yield. Pruning will lead to better growth and development, but only if it is done correctly. Banana trees differ from other trees in that they lack a proper trunk or branches. Fruits on the banana tree grow in the downward direction and are fully covered. The following steps should be followed when pruning a banana tree.
Jan 13, Cut off any dead leaves to encourage new growth at the top of the tree. It takes more than a year for a banana stalk to set and ripen fruit.
If your main stalk gets cold damaged, but not killed, do not cut it down! It most likely will recover and go on to produce fruit the following bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Once the bananas are harvested, the stem is cut back to 30 inches above ground level. After a few weeks, the stub should be removed once it dries out. Chop the trunk down to ground level and shred. I show you how to cut a Banana tree back to reduce the height of the Banana plant (How to trim a Banana Plant).Growing banana plants has been a learning cur. Dec 10, Live banana trees may appear dead, but the pseudostem will stand and resist attempts to push the tree over.
Wait until spring, after the last frost, to trim away the outer leaves and look for live.