I agree. I brought my young bananas in before frost. Just not worth loosing it. Even a chilly night will halt growth on any plant. I don't want any tropicals going dormant. Focusing on root growth for triple the sizes next year.
Now the night time temps are dropping to below 15 degrees, it's time to bring this beauty in. I'll feel guilty giving her the chop so she can overwinter in the greenhouse, but rather that than lose it 🍌☺️
I'm leaving my Canna in this year and mulching. I've taken loads of cuttings from my new sages, Amistad and Black n Blue which I'll overwinter in coldframe. Just in case the parents don't make it. My Other nana is also planted out and staying put this year, but fleecing etc. So we will see 👊🏼 @Keely
My sage aka lantana wouldn't survive even in Summerhouse it's far too cold, but cannas are ok usually. My black n blue all came back Hun just mulched them and they are in a pretty wet spot near hedge take a bit of getting going in late Spring but been fab again this year lost the love n wishes one though so cuttings are good idea, I've not done any this year as hoping as they are in there 4th year now should be ok as quite established now 👍😁