The banana plant grows in rich soil, it loves a lot of fertile soil, and gives a lot of beautiful goodness back. They are not palms, but are perennial herbs (like Ginger and bird-of-paradise flowers). The banana fruits are grown from its flowers and takes 9 months to mature. Banana best grow in tropical or warm subtropical climate. Their large leaves function as screens and windbreak, and they are great food for livestock.
There are so many reasons why we are obsessing over the banana leaf. The natural way that the banana leaf tears between the midrib. The way its sleek and textured green leaf surface reflect light.