If you’re lucky enough to live in a climatic zone that can support growing plantain trees, you definitely need to try your hand at it! Plantains are much like bananas except the fruit is more firm and starchier, lending itself better to cooking. Plantain trees need care similar to banana trees – keep the soil moist, protect it during cold snaps, and feed it a slow-release fertilizer about once a month during the active growing season. A well-fertilized plantain tree will yield up to ten times more than an unfertilized tree.
With that being said, what is the best fertilizer for plantains? In this post, we are going to look at 4 of our favorite options on the market. So, let’s get started… [Read more…]