How to protect a tender banana plant over winter (part two)

In the second part of this video guide, Monty cuts down his Abyssinian banana before storing it in the greenhouse over winter.

In the second part of this Gardeners' World video guide, Monty Don shows you what to do with a huge red Abyssinian banana plant (Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii') to ensure it survives the winter. Watch now to find out how he cuts it down to size without damaging it, then dries it off so that it doesn't rot over winter. He also explains what to do if you have a smaller specimen of this tender banana.


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