Where do bananas grow?

Angelina Ivanova
Angelina Ivanova
August 19, 2011
Where do bananas grow?

Bananas are fruits that are brought anywhere! They are spread all over the world. But as soon as you ask where and what bananas grow on, people uncertainly answer: "on palm trees?".

Where do bananas grow?

We are used to eating fresh bananas or adding them to fruit salads. And in those places where bananas grow, many of them are made of various dishes, like in our potato.

There are more than 40 different types of bananas in total. And most of them grow on the islands of the Pacific Ocean, as well as in south-east Asia. Bananas grow in countries such as China, Brazil, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Tanzania, Ecuador and Costa Rica.

Banana Homeland

It is believed that the birthplace of bananas is the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, India and China. Did you know that there bananas were recognized as sacred fruits for a very long time, because this fruit nourishes the mind and returns strength. It was from China and India that bananas spread to Asia Minor.

Later, bananas were cultivated on the west and east coast of Africa.In Central and South America, in the Canaries, bananas appeared only in the 16th century! Who is the main supplier of Europe with this wonderful fruit? These are Colombia, Ecuador and Panama, they are best developed in the field of growing and selling bananas.

And now about palm trees ... It turns out that bananas are a kind of perennial herbs, which means where do bananas grow? Of course, not on palm trees. It is difficult for us to imagine grass 3-4 meters tall, and even with such large fruits. But it is so.