Is there a blue banana?
Moreover, do blue bananas really exist?
Blue bananas actually exist in the wild and they taste just like vanilla ice cream. Called Blue Java bananas, Ice Cream bananas, Hawaiian bananas, or Ney Mannan, this fruit is hardy, cold-tolerant, and is said to be the same consistency as ice cream.
Similarly, what is the true color of a banana? yellow
Consequently, where do I get blue bananas?
The bananas themselves are fluffier and creamier than your typical banana, Huffington Post reported, and you can find them growing in Hawaii, southeast Asia and parts of central America. Though they're usually found in tropical climates, they're pretty cold tolerant, as long as they get a decent amount of sunlight.
Why are blue bananas blue?
As the banana ripens, the chlorophyll begins to break down — a process called catabolism — and the resulting products are concentrated in the banana peel. Under ultraviolet light, more commonly known as black light, these breakdown products fluoresce, or glow, blue.