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Banana-peels are a rich source of nutrients your plants crave :  Potassium, phosphorus, calcium along with a host of other  minerals enriching your plants need.

Maubon transform everything from the plant into usable products. The peels are then sent for compost production which is sold largely to planters and as well in supermarkets and shops.

banana peel compost

Composting has been a practice that has been in use for almost as long as mankind has been growing crops on large scale.


Several benefits can also be enjoyed, and they include the following:

  • Enriches soil with additional nutrients.

  • Helps retain moisture and suppress issues of mold and pest problems.

  • Reduces the need for chemical fertilizers and allows natural nutrients to be added through the use of a compost bin.

  • Encourages the production of beneficial bacteria and fungi through the use of other compost materials and food scraps.

  • Reduces methane emissions, lowers the volume sent to landfills, and helps keep the home cleaner and healthier.

  • Traditional compost allows for larger-scale use and the same can be achieved with smaller countertop bins.

Why are Banana Peels Good for Compost?

Let’s think of all the nutrients contained in bananas. There’s potassium, magnesium, sulphur, phosphates, vitamin B6, and vitamin C, plus a whole bunch of phytonutrients and antioxidants. That’s a lot of goodness in a single fruit! The good news is they’re all important to the growth and development of all types of plants, whether flowering or fruiting.When you compost your banana peels, these nutrients become part of the compost, available to all plants it's applied to. The peels will also contribute to the healthy organic structure of the compost, which positively affects the soil around the plants.


Potassium - 42%
Phosphorus  - 3.25%
Nitrogen - 0% 

Calcium - 19.2mg/g
Manganese -  76.2 mg/g
Sodium - 24.3 mg/g

Nutritional Values of Banana Peels for Plants



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