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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

That bloomin' Banana

The banana, after two winters of wrapping it in Christmas lights, has finally started to produce a bud! I noticed a "flag" leaf comming out a few weeks ago. The flag is a small leaf that comes right out on the flowering stem. It looks like flag or the shape of your hand. I can't wait to see the stem and the blooms. The bananas are not very edible because they are full of seeds but I am sure they birds and animals will enjoy them. I may also try to germinate the seeds, too.