Dangerously inclined banana plant with flower


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How do you tie, or support the plant from falling?

They have delicate leaves and stem.

Almost 70° to ground
 
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Sorry, couldn't get a photo due to bad weather and was bit busy!


ok, I was hoping the description was enough, still I have to do strange hopping dance to get this picture.

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Looks fine to me..... i have seen bananas blooming and producing fruits at a far greater inclination, just fine
 
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Looks fine to me..... i have seen bananas blooming and producing fruits at a far greater inclination, just fine
Thanks but fruits has not started to grow yet, Its quite heavy when its fully grown.
I chopped few leaves before so that it does not lean more to left.
 
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I know that the flowers are heavy and the fruits are very heavy..... but i have never in my life seen a banana grow perfectly straight..... they are always inclined.....
But you could use a couple of bamboo poles to support the flower stalk just as precautionary measure.
 
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I've lost three leaning banana plants in the past two years from heavy wind (Hurricanes Matthew and Irma), one of them had a heavy load of bananas and I knew I should have built a support for it, but didn't....:mad:

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Hard to tell from your pic just how bad the lean is. I would just use a couple of pieces os 2x2, 2 longer ones stuck into the ground and a shorter one to tie them together at the top in a triangular shape. Let the plant lean across he top cross piece, maybe wrapped in something soft. The banana plant together with the supposrts should create a bit of a pyramid that is pretty strong. You could use pvc as above (have not wat he'd that video yet).
 
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Ok, just watched it. I would do two ropes to create the pyramid. I'm sure he has experience with this, but I would worry that winds 90 dog to his support could still take the plant down. Do two and I think you are good. I plan to use wood as posted above when mine flower. Let us know what you do and how it works out as I'll be in the same position soon ( hopefully)
 

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