Cavendish banana plants grow up to a height of only 6 8 ft
(1.8 - 2.4 m). The leaves are broad with short petioles. Its
shortness makes it stable, wind-resistant, and easier to manage.
This, in addition to its fast growth rate, makes it ideal for
plantation cultivation. An easily recognizable characteristic of
this cultivar is that the male bracts and flowers are not
The fruits of the Cavendish bananas range from about 15 to
25 cm in length, and are thin skinned. Each plant can bear up
to 90 fingers.
Uses The fruits of the Cavendish bananas are great tasting fruit
and used in baking, fruit salads, fruit compotes, and to complement