18-inch plantains farmed in Hato Mayor
In Los Cocos, some 15 kilometers from Hato Mayor, the capital of the province, farmer Zeferino Nunez has been successful in producing extra-big plantains, as reported in El Caribe. “Normally they are big, but these are 18 inches (46 centimeters) long and 21 centimeters wide. He said the production of the trees is abundant, yielding between five and 10 harvests. Nunez said he had planted 100 trees that grew well despite the drought affecting the area.
Source: DR1, Elcaribe
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