Site & Seed selection

Select a place where bananas had not been grown before in your farm.

There are three main kinds of banana plants in East Africa:

The East African Highland Banana

These are the most dominant in the region especially in Uganda. They include the cooking type (matoke) and the brewing type (mbidde) and these two types are physically similar.

Bananas_EA highland Banana

The plantain

The roasting banana or gonja is mostly grown in the highlands of Kasese in Uganda.


The cultivars of the East African coast

These include the edible sukalindizi dessert banana eaten ripe, kisubi a brewing type, kayinja also a brewing type and kivuvu a cooking and brewing type.