Why does my banana tree look dead?
Usually, if something is interfering with the root system, a banana tree may have problems circulating much-needed nutrients or moisture throughout the plant. Dehydration, overwatering, and stress can all cause a banana leaf to turn brown.
What happens when a banana tree dies?
So, you see, although the parent tree dies back, it is replaced by baby bananas almost immediately. Because they are growing from the corm of the parent plant, they will be just like it in every respect. If your banana tree is dying after bearing fruit, don’t worry.
How do you dispose of a dead banana tree?
Using sharp garden shears or a sharp knife and working at a 45-degree angle, cut away leaves on the tree’s outermost layers, and then work toward its trunk. It’s important to avoid damaging the pseudostem of the banana tree when cutting away dead leaves.