Do Bananas Grow on Trees or Plants?

Bananas grow on a plant, but it bears resemblance to a tree because it has a large stalk that functions as a trunk. Banana plants are actually perennial herbs, however.

Keywords: Banana trees, Banana plants, Growing bananas

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Anna Aronson began working as a journalist in 2000 and spent six years at suburban Chicago newspapers before pursuing freelance work. She enjoys writing about health care topics, in particular obstetrics, pediatrics and nutrition. She received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Eastern Illinois University and is now studying for a Master of Science in medicine degree to become a physician's assistant.