Yes, you can cut it slightly below the broken point.
It is suggested to leave at least one main sucker for your actual banana tree.
Jan 13, Cut off any dead leaves to encourage new growth at the top of the tree. It takes more than a year for a banana stalk to set and ripen fruit. If your main stalk gets cold damaged, but not killed, do not cut it down! It most likely will recover and go on to produce fruit the following summer. After you harvest your banana crop, cut back that stalk to the ground, slice it up, and use it as mulch around next year’s Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
How to Know When Bananas on a Tree Are Ripe. Step 1. Examine the bananas daily as they when to cut bananas off the tree maturity. The bananas should be close to their normal size, and the ridges on the back of. Nov 27, When you see that it's time to harvest the bananas, gather a sharp knife, and carefully cut off the"hands." If you will be carrying these.