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Old 10-08-2018, 08:41 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Weird spots on flesh of my first harvested sweetheart banana

I have a FHIA 3 bunch I've been harvesting off of the past couple weeks and have the same issue with spotty discolored flesh. It seems to be limited to this variety in my yard though.
I don't know if its a fungus or insect damage, but I'll look out for the cause next year.

As for the taste; these bananas are much better for cooking than eating fresh. They don't look like "cooking"/plantain bananas but they taste much better fried with salt than eaten ripe, with not much sweetness, and sometimes a little starch hint.
They get some good size bunches though, that's for sure. And they are pretty tough. They are very good dealing with drier sandy soil in my yard.
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