Ever Seen Or Heard Of Blue Java Banana?


By Calvine Serem.

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The Blue Java Banana is a hardy, cold tolerant banana known for its sweet aromatic fruit, which is said to have an ice cream like consistency and flavor reminiscent of vanilla.

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The Blue Java is a native to South East Asia.It has then spread through the continent e.g.Northern Australia, Hawaii, Central America and Fiji.

Blue Java are a hybrid of two species of banana native to South East Asia i.e. Musa balbisiana and Musa acuminata.Its scientific name is Musa acuminata × balbisiana.It is also known as the ice-cream banana,cenizo and Hawaiian banana.Blue Java has no genetic modification.

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The Blue Java Banana has high potassium and several minerals that makes it very nutritious.It is also useful for weight loss.

The Blue Java is fit for any weather conditions.It can survive some of the most extreme weather conditions.It can even grow at temperatures below freezing point but usually require a minimum of 4.4 C° for optimum growth. It takes nine months to grow and bear fruits.

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