Easiest Way To Plant Banana Tree & Know Something New
In this post, we will know all about Banana
- About Banana
- How to plant in the garden
- Top 4 caring tips
- Benefits of banana
- Harvesting time
About Banana: Banana is the largest herbaceous flowering plant, and it is edible. Banana is the highest selling fruit in the world, and this fruit is very good for your health. Different types of proteins and vitamins are available in the fruit.
There are many varieties of bananas such as Red Banana, Ladyfinger banana, Manzano, Burro, Cavendish, Pisang raja, and more but the most common verities are Manzano and Cavendish. These verities are easily available in the fruit market. The raw Banana is green in colour, and it is also used as a dish.
The scientific name of Banana is Musa, and it comes with the Musaceae family. Banana is one of the first cultivated fruits in the family of the Musaceae family. Banana trees grow up to 8 to 20 feet with 2 feet wide. The leaves are long and green in colour. Over time, leaves grow up to 3 to 15 feet, with 1 foot wide.
The stem is thick with green and walnut shade. Roots take lots of space for their growth. It gives fruit only, and fruits are after ripening colour is yellow.
100 gm of Banana have calories (103), sodium (1 mg), Potassium (358mg), carbohydrate (23 gm) and protein (1 gm), and many types of vitamins A, C, D, and B-6.
Easiest Way For Plantation: While planting banana trees, prefer ground with a space of 2 to 3 meters. Always use well-drained garden soil with the best manure, and the USDA hardiness zone should be 4 to 10.
Top 4 Caring Tips:
Watering: Plants need lots of water during the growing season. Give water properly or every day. If you planted in the winter season, give water after 2 to 3 days. Always maintain well moisture in the soil potting. Do not give water after giving fruit, or it’s your choice. For watering, use a water gun.
Temperature: Maintaining temperature gives the best results. During the winter season, keep the plants in full sunlight. In the summer season, keep the plants in a place where morning sunlight is well and, after, give at least 6 to 8 hours of sunlight. The average temperature is between 20°C and 30°C.
Top fertilizer: For best results, it is necessary to fertilize the plants, and cow dung and chicken manure are the best fertilizer. For best growth, fertilize the plants after 30 to 40 days and after fertilization, give water directly. Cow dung and chicken manure are easily available at the plant shop, or you can buy them from the online store.
Pests & Disease: Many types of insects (weevil) and diseases (root fungus, mildew) attack the roots and leaves of the plant. So, spray the medicine on the plants to kill insects and diseases. Read the instructions before spraying the medicine. You can use neem oil or insecticide shop.
Harvesting Time: After 2 to 3 years, it starts giving raw bananas to the plant, and within one month, these bananas start ripening. The ripe Banana is yellow-coloured, or it depends on the verities of bananas.
Top 7 Benefits: There are lots of benefits but here are showing only the top 7 benefits, which are beneficial for your health
- Improve digestive problems.
- Improve heart and kidney health
- Instant energy booster
- Improve weight gain
- Banana kills skin problems
- Improve blood pressure
- Control cholesterol level
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