Banana

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A banana is a fruit that can be harvested from a banana tree grown from a banana tree seed in a fruit tree patch, requiring level 33 Farming. Up to six bananas can be harvested from an banana tree at a time. It can also be picked from banana trees found at Musa Point and on Ape Atoll, and is obtainable through various other means as well.

Bananas can be stored in a basket. Up to five bananas can be stored in each basket, and players can store bananas within multiple baskets.

Bananas are required for crafting banana pizzas. They can also be eaten raw and heal up to 200 Life points each.

Farming[edit | edit source]

Bananas can be harvested from banana trees grown within a fruit tree patch. A fully grown banana tree can grow up to six bananas at a time. Each banana, when picked, gives 10.5 Farming experience. Once all six bananas have been picked, the tree will slowly produce more bananas until six more are available again. However, the bananas may be picked individually provided that at least one appears on the tree.

Patch locations[edit | edit source]

Patch Location Amount Requirements
Fruit tree patch North of Brimhaven 1 None
Fruit tree patch East of Catherby 1 None
Fruit tree patch Herblore Habitat 1 None
Fruit tree patch Lletya 1 Underground Pass
Fruit tree patch Meilyr clan district 1 Plague's End
Fruit tree patch Tree Gnome Stronghold 1 None
Fruit tree patch West of the Tree Gnome Village maze 1 None

Products[edit | edit source]

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Other uses[edit | edit source]

Players can make money from bananas on Musa Point by talking to Luthas and then filling a crate with 10 bananas, obtaining 30 coins. However, as 10 bananas are worth 2,740 coins on the Grand Exchange, it is much better to sell them there. In Pirate's Treasure, filling a crate with bananas for Luthas is necessary so that the player can smuggle a bottle of Karamjan rum off Karamja to Port Sarim.

Members use bananas in Summoning. Bananas are required to make fruit bat pouches. Bananas are needed to bait baby pet monkeys, which requires level 27 Hunter and level 95 Summoning. Bananas are also necessary to feed the pet monkey when it becomes an adult.

The Ape Atoll Teleport spell requires a banana in addition to its cost in runes.

A whole banana can be added to Karamjan rum, but this is a waste of both items as the item has no use.

During Monkey Madness, when the player has the monkey rescued from the Ardougne Zoo, the player can use bananas on the monkey to "feed" him.

If used on one of the monkeys next to the magic carpet stations while wearing a monkeyspeak amulet the monkey will take the banana, insult you and ask for more bananas.

Bananas can be used for creating fruity mush when feeding animals in player-owned farm.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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Locations[edit | edit source]

Store locations[edit | edit source]

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Item spawns[edit | edit source]

Additional locations[edit | edit source]

Location Amount Requirements Additional notes
Wydin's Food Store Unlimited White apron The crate in the back of the Port Sarim food store can be searched for an unlimited number of bananas.
Musa Point 33 banana trees None 5 bananas can be harvested from each banana tree on Musa Point within the banana plantation
Ape Atoll 14 banana trees Partial completion of Monkey Madness 4 banana trees are located at the western house of the monkey child and 9 are located south of the western house of the monkey child.
Ape Atoll Unlimited Partial completion of Monkey Madness The south-western crate within the warehouse can be searched for an unlimited number of bananas.

Other[edit | edit source]

Source Requirements Members Additional notes
Bones to Bananas icon.png Bones to Bananas 15 Magic.png Magic F2P icon.png Up to 28 bananas can be created at a time by casting this spell
Banana.png Monkey Food stall 5 Thieving.png Thieving P2P icon.png Ability to steal from Monkey food stalls after starting Monkey Madness
Box of summoning ingredients.png: RS3 Inventory image of Box of summoning ingredientsBox of summoning ingredients None P2P icon.png Members may receive bananas from opening a box of summoning ingredients, a possible reward from the Familiarisation Distraction and Diversion.

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 11 January 2012 (Update):
    • Bananas now have a "slice" option.
  • patch 28 March 2011 (Update):
    • Banana picking has had the "You pick a banana" message removed.
  • patch 12 April 2010 (Update):
    • Reduced the price/shop stock restrictions on the following items: bananas, apple pies, redberries, cooked and raw karambwan, lobsters and oranges.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Bananas found in Dungeoneering chests (in the Barrels room) used to heal only 20 health points even after the Evolution of Combat. This has been since fixed.
  • In issue 26 of the God letters (dated 1 November 2004), Saradomin revealed that he enjoys fresh bananas from Karamja.