Personally, I love bananas – they make for a great healthy snack and are fantastic before workouts. This yellow fruit is popular all over the world.
There are quite a few interesting facts about bananas you might not know – here are 41 of them.
The perfect soil for growing bananas must contain a ph. of between 5.5 and 6.5 and must not be salty or too cold.
It held 473 individual bananas and weighed a whopping 287lb. It was grown in the Canary Islands.
The Latin name for banana which translates to fruit of the wise men.
And that bananas are probably the first fruit that was ever cultivated.
The root of the plant can be hundreds of years old but the part that is above the ground dies after a 12 month cycle.