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Re: Red Banana outdoor overwintering advice
Edited by WSimpson NC on 11/17/2020, 11:16 am
I guess it's an Ensete maurelii . It's a pretty one with more round leaves than I have . I hope someone else chimes in who may know more than I do .
I don't think wet would bother it , so what about a cage with leaves filled so thickly that it never freezes . So maybe a couple of feet of leaves around it , with maybe more closer to the ground , then cover with plastic over the top to keep it dry .
I'd wait till low 20'sF to cover it . If it is Ensete it will still be growing into December .
I think the leaves protection would be a good one , but I could be wrong . I may actually use that method for mine now that I think about it .
Ten year lows: 15F 19F 20F 5F 4F 15F 7F 8F 14F 19F(2020)
10 Year Average Winter Lowest Low 12.6F ; 30 Year 12.16F
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