Abaca fibers – plant for a future

Abaca fibres - Musa textilis

Abaca or commonly known as Musa textiles is a banana species native to the Philippines and is mainly cultivated for its fibre. It has a fine, lustrous texture and produces a remarkably long fibre of up to three metres, which can be used to make textiles with excellent performance of durable, strong and highly breathable. Moreover, abaca is 100% biodegradable and without applying any pesticides, which is more sustainable than cotton. PALTEX Abaca collection includes woven and knits, that are suitable for outdoor shirt and sportswear.