Before you toss those banana peels in the trash, grab a mason jar and make some DIY banana peel fertilizer.
How to make banana peel fertilizer
- 2-3 banana peels
- mason jars with lids
Depending on the size of your mason jars, fit 2-3 banana peels into the jar and fill it with water. Then, close the lid and let it sit in a sunny area of your home for about a week.
Remove the banana peels and use the liquid as a liquid fertilizer.
What plants like banana peel fertilizer?
- Banana trees
Banana Peel FAQ
After about a week, this banana peel fertilizer if very acidic!
Potassium is the main nutrient in banana peels, but it also has phosphorus, magnesium and calcium.
The main disadvantage is that it will attract gnats and fruit flies.