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Bananas!

Banelino Primary school. (Photo: Roberta Almerez)

Did you know that a banana tree is not really a tree? It's a giant perennial bulb that grows to maturity in less than a year, producing one flower that becomes one huge bunch of bananas. I learned this fact last month from banana growers while visiting...

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:16 AM
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