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Plantain - Pacific (QLD ONLY) tube stock

Plantain - Pacific (QLD ONLY) tube stock

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QLD Only due to bio security laws. The Pacific Plantain can be eaten cooked when green or fresh when fully ripe. Plantain rank as one of the most important staple food in the world. When ripe they contain more starch and less sugar their banana cousins. Plantains can be fried, baked or grilled when ripe until they caramelise. Green plantains must be cooked prior to eating and can be used as a potato substitute.

 

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How To Grow Plantain - Pacific (QLD ONLY) tube stock

Climate
Tropical, Subtropical

Position
Full Sun

Height
3-6m

Pollination
Self pollinating

Propagated
Tissue Culture

Time to Fruit
2-3 Years

Watering
Moderate watering with good drainage

Harvest
All Year

Frost/Cold Tolerant
Sensitive

Deciduous
Evergreen

Grow in a Pot
No

Quarantine Restrictions
QLD ONLY