By: Jessie Liang
Name: Matoke, aka Matooke, Ekitootye ( Southwestern Uganda) Ebitoke (Northwestern Tanzania)
Originated from Uganda (Eastern part of Africa)
This is a type of banana tree!
How do you plant Matoke?
Dig a hole around 60cm deep
Half fill the hole with half of the rotted manure
Put the plant inside
Cover it! And you are all set!
Remember, if you want to plant multiple Matoke you will need to range from 2.4 m to 4.5 m between the holes
No need for much water
This is edible!
Both leaves and fruit
Dishes such as…
rib-sticking plantain stew (Ugandan national dish)