HOW BANANA GROW: The fact is banana is not a tree because it has no wood fibers. It grows best in hot, damp climate and thrive in rich sandy soil that good for drainage. Well what ever it is surely bananas is one of the yummiest fruit ever, and i know you would agree with me, though some are not really fond of this fruit however mostly does. There are so many useful and nutritional fact about this fruit! Actually their are hundred or more varieties of bananas. The dwarf one is common kind, there is also the thin skin kind these are known as the manzana (apple) and the red one obviously I've seen those in pinas.
Another fact that banana leaves contain useful fibers and are used for various purposes in tropical countries like Philippines. When you visiting an open local market, one often sees the leaves piled up in the street to be sold for wrapping like SUMAN in Philippines, tamales in Mexico and things like that, more than you could think banana leaves are very useful.
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS: Bananas are rich in vitamins A and C, carbohydrates, phosphorus and potassium. There are so many uses for the banana!! it is right for our snacks, cereals, fruit cocktails which is my favorite! for pies,cakes, and not to mention our pinoy delicacies the famous BANANA CUE! and of course not to forget the renowned banana split! That's why next time you eat a ripe banana think about of its outstanding qualities. Its not just an ordinary fruit, because bananas has its own package, it is rich in vitamins and minerals that helps for good healthy body.