Growing and Planting Fruit

What do I need to use to help my dwarf banana,pineapple and lemon trees grow? I am feeding them and watering them everyday... and yet they seem stunted.

Plant Guides Answer:

You don't say why you think the plants are stunted or how long you've been growing them so I am just guessing here.

Banana plants are heavy feeders and they like water but dwarf bananas don't get very big and they will take months to flower no matter what you do.

Pineapples don't need much food or water. In fact, too much water will rot them. They will get big but they do so slowly.

Lemon trees should be fed once a month during warm weather and watered weekly during dry weather once they have become established. Once they are big enough to carry a crop, they will bloom and fruit almost continuously during warm weather.

The following links will take you to pages with more information about growing each of these fruits:

Pineapple Plant

Banana Plant

Growing Lemon Trees

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