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Old 07-09-2012, 05:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New member question - Why are my green banana skins splitting?
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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As Sunfish pointed out, that's more or less normal for many varieties (some more than others).

Dwarf Orinoco in particular are one of the bananas that can get away with ripening on the plant, if you can keep your hands off them long enough (great for tostones green or yellow).
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Could also be inconsistent watering and weather change.
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