We’re growin’ bananas

For Holly Pearson of Red Deer, there has been no need to split for the tropics to see how bananas grow.

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For Holly Pearson of Red Deer, there has been no need to split for the tropics to see how bananas grow. To her surprise a banana plant she has in her vitamin shop in North Red Deer flowered and produced its first crop since she got the plant from a customer five years ago. The small bananas are very sweet says Pearson who has been sampling the fruit as they ripen on the tree. A total of 48 bananas grew in the bunch and only 22 remain after Monday. Holly’s Vitamin Shop is located at 7110-50 Avenue.

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