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Old 08-08-2019, 08:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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does anyone know what would cause plumped out fingers to split vertically and subsequently rot prior to ripening?
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Default Re: banana fingers splitting

Depends on the variety, some do that because thin skins. Others could be because of growing too fast and/or too much water (???). So it would be best to pick the bunch once they are filled out and ripen on the counter.



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Default Re: banana fingers splitting

this is normal for mature fruit, some varieties do it more easily than others. The cure is to harvest earlier.
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Default Re: banana fingers splitting

I've noticed with plantains it is more of a problem with heavy rain saturating the soil in hot conditions. But as was pointed out elsewhere, the cure is to harvest earlier.
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