Banana trees not only bear the banana fruit but also have large and soft leaves which serve as food in many regions in India. Considered an ornamental plant, it is fast-growing and occupies a soft corner for people with a black thumb (inability to become a successful gardener). Unlike growing the lemon tree, it can be grown in a ceramic, wooden, or even a plastic pot, with a capacity of at least 55 litres. Here is an article on how to plant a Banana tree in a pot easily at home.
How To Grow A Banana Tree From Seeds?
- To plant a banana tree from seeds, one needs to soak them in water for around 48 hours to break the seed dormancy. This will soften the seed and help in quick embryo sprouting.
Where Does Banana Tree Grow?Banana tree grows in tropical regions, and hot and humid climates with a high amount of rainfall. It grows in countries like India, Africa, South America, Central America and China etc.
How To Prepare The Soil To Plant A Banana Tree?One needs to first prepare the soil by mixing equal quantities of peat, perlite, and vermiculite before you plant a banana tree. This plant thrives well in slightly acidic soil with a pH from 5.5 to 6.5. The soil should have a good drainage system.
How To Water Banana And Take Care Of Sunlight Needs For Banana Plant?Banana plant care is necessary. Let’s look at some tips to take care of the banana plant:
- Spray a good amount of water since it requires damp conditions for its growth.