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Take your shovel and push it down between the trunk of the banana tree and the baby, as close to the main tree as possible You will have to put your weight on the shovel for it to cut thru the connection. You will have to go the whole depth of the shovel blade if the main tree is large. Apr 08, Separating a banana pup from the mother plant.
In this video and show how to transplant a banana pup or sucker by removing from the mother plant and putting. May 16, Transplanting Banana Plant Pups.
These banana plants don't produce viable seeds like wild bananas do.
Your banana pup is now ready to be planted away from the mother plant. Plant the pup in well-drained soil that has been amended with compost or rotted manure. Don’t plant too deeply; ideally, the pup should be planted at the same depth it was growing while still attached to the parent plant.
Jun 02, If the pup has nice roots of its own growing separate from the parent plant, you can divide it and plant it as a new banana plant. With a clean, sharp knife, cut the banana plant pup off of the parent plant.
Even the hardy, cold-tolerant banana tree species prefer consistent temperatures ranging between 75 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
Be careful not to cut any of the roots of the banana pup. Once cut, gently separate the roots of the parent plant and the banana plant pup.
Water the banana mat thoroughly about a day before you plan to remove the pups to make it easier to dig and to encourage rapid plant recovery. 2 Break up soil in an area about 3 feet wide and 2. Jun 06, See the proper technique to remove a pup from a banana tree.
Here I remove and plant a pup from a dwarf Cavendish banana tree from Lowe'shrubmulching.barts Used:Shove. Jan 20, Once you sever the connection, the pup should pull right out of the ground - try and keep as many roots as you can without digging up too much around the banana. The roots are pretty strong and will hold as you pull out the pup.
If you're in clay, just us extra caution pulling the pup out since clay is more likely to hold onto the roots.