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Name: Mary G.
Status: other
Age: 30s
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Date: 5/25/2004


Question:
I have a banana tree that is quite old enough to produce banana's, but I just recently found out that you have to have both sexes in order for them to produce. My question would be: How can you look at the trees and tell the two sexes apart? As, I would like to buy another tree but I don't want to buy the same sex!


Replies:
Bananas have inflorescences with both male and female flowers. They are not on separate plants.

http://www.crfg.org/pubs/ff/banana.html

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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