How to Make More Bananas

As Banana and Platano stalks grow, suckers, or chutes grow out of the base of the plant.  

It is not uncommon to get 6 or 8 of these coming out through the rainy season. Simply dig down next to the chute, put a shovel between the adult and the juvenile and cut it off in the roots. Dig a new hole and plant the baby. You probably could triple your orchard every year if you wanted.   

Here is a new one just transplanted. From here it is about 12 -16 months and you have fresh fruit. We did 20 of these yesterday in different parts of the is what happens if you do too much.  

I love this place!



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