I was just eating breakfast, and to my surprise the banana was not just mushy, but crunchy. But surprisingly, actual potassium levels are pretty low per typical food serving, averaging about 8% of the daily value. In the United States, bananas are ranked 1622th with 358mg of potassium per 100g.Foods that have higher value of potassium a… Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Fruits contain seeds because that’s how their trees reproduce. The raw peppers have a smooth texture and thick skin with seeds and lobes on the inside. The yellow thing you peel and eat is, in fact, a fruit because it contains the seeds of the plant. If you've noticed little black dots in the middle of the banana, you've discovered immature seeds that won't develop, which happens with triploids. Though from the article it doesn't sound like the damage is seen in the centre of the banana. In domesticated bananas the seeds are atrophied and the flesh between the seeds and skin is greatly expanded/increased. While most species grow best in warmer climates, there are cold-hardy banana trees. All bananas we commonly eat today are clones. Apparently cloning is not so good for developing immunity to disease. Eating a banana is relatively simple: you find … She hadn't become aware yet. What you see: Dark or shriveled seeds in your pepper What it is: Seeds that didn’t properly develop Eat or Toss: You weren’t going to eat the seeds anyway, but rest assured that seeds like these … This already happened 50 years ago with a different type of banana that used to be the "regular kind" but no one remembers it now. Have you tried different brands and did they also have the black blobs? Bananas do indeed have seeds - dozens of them. The sugars probably just started to crystalize. Some bananas, depending on the species, can have quite a few seeds -- even to the point that the fruit is more seeds than flesh. Most varieties of bananas sold in the United States contain no seeds within the fruit. Banana peppers are light green, orange or yellow in color and have an oblong shape with pointed tips. Look for the dwarf cavendish variety of banana plants. Vitamin B5 has the richest value of 31%. If you cut a banana, you will see small black dots around the center. They prefer tropical temperatures between 68 to 82 F and can survive in low to high … How to Grow Banana Inside Since an indoor banana tree can get rather large, you may opt for growing a dwarf variety. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.reddit.com/r/whatisthisthing/comments/2pcepf/what_is_up_with_this_banana/. From the article on Bananas: "In cultivated varieties, the seeds are diminished nearly to non-existence; their remnants are tiny black specks in the interior of the fruit.". I have never heard of or seen 'black blobs' in bananas before. The 'Cavendish' banana- the variety you see everywhere, is in the process of dying out. Sure enough there were two places where it was black and yucky looking instead of pure fruit with tiny dots of seeds. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. I stayed away from bananas for the rest of the year. Sow the banana seeds 1/4 inch (.6 cm.) The seeds can be rounded or angled and average between 1/8 and 5/8 inches … For some people, a banana might be a completely new and foreign fruit, while for others it could be a part of their daily lives. In … Corms are customarily used for planting and Mexican studies with 'Giant Cavendish' have shown that those over 17.5 lbs (8 kg) in … So far they haven't come up with a replacement. 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