(Musa × paradisiaca)
Photo Credit: The Pioneer Woman
Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)
Water slowly and deeply every 2-3 days
Plant in a planter that has at least 1/16 inch deep
3 seeds per plant
Cooked plantains are nutritionally very similar to a potato, calorie-wise, but contain more of certain vitamins and minerals. However, plantains taste pretty awful raw, so don't be tricked by their banana-like features!
They're a rich source of fiber, vitamins A, C, and B-6, and the minerals magnesium and potassium