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Banana Plant crying

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We live in Dorset.
We have noticed that our two banana trees `cry` of a night time, ie water appears on the leaves and then runs down into the `trunk`, is this usual.
the plants are 3 foot and 3.5 foothigh


On plant Musa basjoo


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This is called 'gutation' and is just a natural way for the plant to get rid of excess moisture overnight. Or, if they are outside...it could be rain!!

20 Oct, 2008

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