Cavendish bananas are "typical" supermarket or farmer's market bananas. Sweet and creamy. Green, yellow, and yellow with brown spots are ripening stages.
Indonesians love Pisang Raja bananas. They're yellow to orange and taste like honey custard. They're 4-6 inches long, shorter than Cavendish Bananas.
Red bananas have a reddish-purple skin. They're sweeter and softer than Cavendish bananas. They're irresistible because of their raspberry flavor.
Lady Finger bananas are sweeter and smaller than Cavendish. They're 3 inches long, creamy, and sweet with honey notes.
Due to their sweet vanilla flavor and creaminess, Blue Java bananas are called ice cream bananas. Blue peel, white flesh. They can grow in colder climates.
Cooking bananas are plantains. High in starch, they're used in savory dishes. Not eaten raw. West and Central Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America eat them regularly.
Manzano bananas are sweeter than Cadvendish bananas and have an apple-strawberry flavor. They're grown in C.S.A., the Caribbean, and Mexico.