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Do they taste different?

Posted by rayandgwenn z10 Puerto Rico (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 18, 06 at 20:14

Hi Everyone- I have a few types of banana plants growing here. Some that taste like the kind from the store and some Manzana bananas that taste appley.
I know there are lots of other varieties- I really want to know if they taste different.
I guess what I am asking- Is it worth my while to get a bunch of other types of bananas?
I don't really need them for "the tropical look" since I have that naturally. I grow them for the fruit or in special cases (AE-AE) the variegation.
I would appreciate your opinion if there are any other types that taste great or different and are a "must" for banana lovers-

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Do they taste different?

Absolutely YES!

You need Misi Luki, a Namwah, Monthan, Praying Hands, Goldfinger, Mysore, Lakatan, Pisang Ceylon, and more.

RE: Do they taste different?

i agree with the last post.
the difference can be huge!
ice cream is one you have to get.
its like vanilla custard

RE: Do they taste different?

Thing is, where do I get ice cream bananas? Not the plant, but rather the banana itself?

RE: Do they taste different?

Thanks for the info- I have an ice cream banana plant somewhere- I should find it and plant it- give it a chance.
I will look around for some other recommended varieties.

RE: Do they taste different?

how about best tasting dwarf variety (for container), ice cream, dwarf orinoco(sp?)

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