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Blue Java, 'Ice Cream' Banana (Musa Acuminata)

Categorized as: Banana,Edible Fruit/Nuts

May 06, 2010 | 13202 Views | 0 Comments

Blue Java, ‘Ice Cream’ Banana Musa 'Ice Cream,' or Blue Java as some call it, is a very beautiful, cold tolerant banana plant that's hardy to zone 8. It fruit is said to have both the texture and flavor similar to vanilla ice cream. This banana tree has beautiful large leaves and produces medium bunches of silvery blue bananas that are very delicious fresh or cooked.
Family: Musaceae
Genus: Musa
Species: Acuminata
Cultivar: Ice Cream