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MOlivera 04-19-2018 08:25 PM

Pinkish orange colored flesh banana
 
Hello all, I have a question about a banana that I ate approximately 25-30 years ago in Naples Florida in a development called Turtle Lakes. The plant was about 6-10ft tall and leaves were green from what I remember and the inside flesh of the banana was pinkish orange in color. I donít remember the color of the outside of the banana. I know this is a pretty vague description of the fruit but it is the best banana I have ever tasted and havenít been able to figure out what variety it is. Any help would be awesome. Thanks!

Gabe15 04-20-2018 12:18 AM

Re: Pinkish orange colored flesh banana
 
Could be any number of different varieties, would need more specific info or a photo to narrow down unfortunately.

jmc96 04-20-2018 06:23 PM

Re: Pinkish orange colored flesh banana
 
I have a variety that looks like a fat sausage and orange to apricot on the inside, it's known as M. Popoulu. No fruit as yet, but I had the opportunity to pick some unripe fruits from the mother tree. Apparently it can be eaten out of hand when ripe but it's more commonly cooked, being a plantain. A popular variety in Hawaii. Mine, incidentally, came from Tonga.


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