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Ensete superbum / Cliff Banana
« on: August 21, 2018, 12:31:15 PM »
I have been looking for info on this species, particularly if the fruit is edible. I did some google searches for both 'cliff banana' and 'ensete superbum' and did not find much info regarding edibility. Once site did note that some cultures did grow it for its roots (which are edible) and the fruit is not. But I would like some confirmation of this.

Is anybody growing Ensete superbum and have got it to fruit? Is the fruit edible?
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Re: Ensete superbum / Cliff Banana
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2018, 07:56:09 AM »
Yes, The fruit is edible, quite sweet, but too many seeds. I am growing two, but they have not fruited.

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Re: Ensete superbum / Cliff Banana
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2018, 02:28:16 PM »
Yes, The fruit is edible, quite sweet, but too many seeds. I am growing two, but they have not fruited.

Thanks for the feedback!
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