Plantain is the tenth moat important food staple eaten by virtually people of all races all over the world. It can be eaten by either boiling, steaming or frying. The interesting fact about plantain is that it produces fruits all year round. Plantain do well in tropical environment having warm temperature bright sunlight and adequate moisture content which helps it to grow optimally thereby producing fruits.
Plantain farming is a good avenue for entrepreneurs to venture into because it fruits all year round and it thrives in soils in Nigeria moat especially loamy soil. It requires low capital and guarantees profits.
Having said that plantain thrive in virtually all soils it is advised to go for good soils like loamy soil this ensures longetivity in terms of production. Of you go for souls which are shallow like soils in the tropical rain forest regions, the plantain will fruits for 2-3years and will die because of the layers of organic materials in the soil is easily depleted
2. Prepare The Soil:
Plantain grow best in groups because they help protect each other from harsh sunlight.
Harsh sunlight kills the plant therefore it is advised when clearing the land you leave some trees, this helps protect the plant from harsh sunlights and also help preserve