10 Types of Bananas in Florida

The hot weather in Florida offers many benefits to people from all over the United States. One of these benefits is bananas.

Here are some types of bananas that you can find in Florida.

Dwarf Cavendish (Musa acuminata)

These bananas are dwarf plants that grow between 3 and 10 feet tall. Dwarf Cavendish bananas can be recognized by their large, flat leaves with short petioles and yellow-to-white flowers that grow in clusters.

Goldfinger Banana (FHIA-01)

These banana plants generally grow between 3 and 8 feet tall and take a longer time to mature. At most, they can grow up to 14 feet tall. Goldfinger bananas produce long, green fruits measuring between 6 and 8 inches long.

Japanese Fiber Banana (Musa basjoo)

This variety can also be recognized by its large cream to yellow flowers and green, paddle-shaped leaves that can grow up to 10 feet long and 2 feet wide.