This incredible fruit called the Blue Java Banana looks and tastes just like vanilla ice cream. This doesn’t sound real, does it? Fortunately, the Blue Java Banana is very real and you can even plant a tree in your own backyard.
You might be wondering why these bananas are so unique? Well, for starters, they are truly blue. Secondly, they are good for you.
Health Benefits of Blue Java Bananas
Due to natural compounds in their flesh, blue Java bananas have a unique taste that is often compared to that of ice cream. They can also be used as a dessert because of their creamy flesh.
Blue java bananas contain a good amount of fiber, as well as several antioxidants that cn help strengthen your immune system. They’re loaded with vitamins B6 and C, and contain a good amount of potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese, and protein.
Surprisingly, you can even use the leaves of the fruit. Since the leaves of the blue banana can hold high temperatures, they can be used instead of aluminum foils. The leaves can withstand anything you throw at it.
WHERE TO FIND BLUE JAVA BANANAS
While blue bananas grow in Hawaii and Fiji, you can actually buy a bushel of this fruit online when they are in season or you can grow your own from the seeds.
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You can plant the tree in warmer zones like California, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and South Carolina.