Name: Mary G.
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!
Bananas have inflorescences with both male and female flowers. They are
not on separate plants.
Anthony Brach Ph.D.
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