The benefits of Banana Blend
Banana does well in hot, frost free conditions. Optimum temperature for growing is 22ºC. Lower temperatures retard growth and delay maturity. Well distributed rainfall of 2,000 to 2,500 mm or irrigation is required for successful Banana production.
Deep and rich well drained loamy soils with good water holding capacity is ideal for Bananas. Soil with a pH range of 5.5 to 6.5. Popular Banana varieties are Dwarf Cavendish, Williams, Robusta, Lakatan and Gros Micheal.
In order to obtain a great yield, farmers must ensure that their banana crop is well-managed and fertilized. This in turn, can lead to a yield of about 4 to 6 tons per Lima.
Banana blend is a top dressing blended fertilizer for bananas which is usually applied at 100g per plant every month. It has a Nitrogen (N) ratio of 12, Phosphorus (P) ratio of 3 and a potassium (K) ratio of 22.
The blended fertilizer delivers nutrients to the banana crop according to what is needed as it is nutritionally balanced while alleviating deficiency problems. Banana blend just like other blended fertilizers has many benefits;