Quickest, Easiest Way to Overwinter (Winterise) Hardy Banana - Musa basjoo

The hardy Japanese banana is often the jewel in an exotic garden. So if an unexpected cold spell is forecast that could damage your prized specimen you will need to provide adequate cold protection and fast! So here on the south coast of England winters are generally mild, but on occasion significantly cold temperatures a can arrive which will need managing. In this video, English horticulturist Simon explains the quickest and easiest way to save the day and hopefully your banana pseudostems for a more established exotic garden in the spring. Just make sure you have the required paraphernalia to hand! Remember that this is at the lower end of winter protection and the colder the region you live in the more cold protection will need to be put in place!

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