Variety: Nino Bananas

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PLUs:

  • 4234 nino

Variety Overview

Nino (or baby) bananas are short and stubby, about three inches long, and have thin green skins that turn bright yellow, with some black spots, when fully ripe. They have a rich, sweet, honey-like flavor.

Characteristics

  • Bananas
  • Tropical Fruit
  • Short and stubby, with thin green skins that turn bright yellow when ripe

  • Cream-colored to pale gold flesh with a dense, creamy texture

  • Rich, sweet, honey-like flavor

  • About 3 inches long

  • Green when immature; bright yellow, with some black spots, when fully ripe

  • Similar to a classic banana shape, but shorter and more stubby

  • Yes
  • Tiny, edible black seeds 

  • Year-round from Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico and the U.S.

  • Photo courtesy World Variety Produce