Musa Black Banana Plants are what is commonly referred to, incorrectly, as Thai bananas . In fact this plant is an ancestor of the cultivated bananas that are grown for food Thailand today.
In respect to this, are Thai bananas the same as burro bananas ? Burro bananas are known as a dual-purpose variety. Similar to the common yellow Cavendish banana , the Manzano is smaller and sweeter, with a hint of crunchy apple-strawberry flavor.
About 4-6 weeks after the fingers have stop growing you can harvest your fruit. Bananas are ready to pick when they look well rounded between the ribs and the little flowers at the end are dry and rub off easily.
They are widespread, but their fruit is full of hard black seeds . These plants form clumps in the wild, but are not planted around homes because of their association with the ghostess Nang Tani.
In one of the polls conducted by the Times of India regarding the healthiest banana, a majority of people leaned towards the spotted bananas, calling them the healthiest choice of bananas, while in reality, it is the brown variety that packs the most antioxidants .
Small banana varieties, also called baby bananas , are recognized by their miniature size; the fruit is only about 4 to 5 inches in length with thin, yellow skin. They have and intensely sweet flavor when they are allowed to reach optimal ripeness.
Red This is, in my opinion, the most delicious of the alternative banana varieties available in the U.S. Sometimes confused with a Philippine staple variety called Lacatan , the red banana has a sweet taste and a creamy texture.
Manzano bananas are short and chubby with thick yellow skins that turn completely black when ripe. They ‘re sometimes called the apple banana because of their apple -like flavor when immature. When fully ripe, they have a more tropical, pineapple flavor.
Though there is no difference in the fruit the twisted bananas from the bottom side of the bunch generally don’t make it to market, which is one reason that Ladyfinger bananas are more expensive because not all the bunch can be marketed.
A plaintain locally known as saba , it is as common in the Philippines as the kluay namwa is in Thailand . When unripe the saba looks like the Thai ‘kluay namwa’.
A medium banana has 102 calories , 17% of recommended daily vitamin C and 3 grams of fiber.