Banana plants prefer a light, well-draining soil. To aid in drainage quality add raised areas above heavier soil to allow thin roots of banana tree to spread. Choose warmest location on property for they need full sun; twelve hours a day is optimal.
Asimina triloba, the American pawpaw. is a species of Asimina in the same plant family (the Annonaceae) as the custard-apple. understory tree. a large shrub or small tree growing to a height of 11 m with a trunk 20–30 cm or more in diameter. Pawpaw fruits have a sweet, custardish flavor somewhat similar to banana, mango, and cantaloupe. The natural insecticides in the leaves, twigs, and bark of pawpaw trees can be used to make an organic pesticide.
Pleaching was common in gardens from the late Middle Ages until the C. - weaving branches of deciduous trees to form a living fence. Sometimes branches woven together grow together, a natural grafting known as inosculation