The Enano Gigante, meaning “Giant Dwarf,” requires substantial water, and eminates an attractive tropical look that is ideal in small landscaped areas. It produces 4- to 5-inch bananas that are sweet and taste similar to those commonly found in supermarkets.
Also known as the “Blue Java,” the cold-tolerant Ice Cream Banana tree produces fruit with a texture and flavor similar to that of vanilla ice cream. Its large, beautiful leaves cover the medium bunches of silvery-blue bananas that are delicious eaten fresh or when cooked. When properly fertilized, the Ice Cream Banana tree can grow to 10 feet in height.
Lady Finger Bananas are the second most popular banana in Australia. This could be because they are slightly sweeter than common bananas or because they do not turn brown when cut, therefore making them perfect for fresh applications. These trees can reach heights up to 25 ft when planted in the soil and fertilized properly.
The Dwarf Apple Banana tree bears a thick-skinned, golden-yellow fruit that is commonly known as the Apple Banana, but also referred to as “Banana Manzano.” Considered a gourmet delicacy, the Apple Banana fruit has a delicious, sweet taste with a hint of apple and strawberry, and provides an excellent natural source of fiber, Potassium and Vitamin C.