Can I grow a banana tree from a banana seed?
No, bananas are typically seedless and do not reproduce through seeds. The rhizome is used for propagation instead.
How long does it take for a banana tree to bear fruit?
It can take anywhere from 9 to 18 months for a banana tree to produce fruit, depending on the variety and growing conditions.
Can I grow a banana tree indoors?
While it’s possible to grow a banana tree indoors, they require a lot of space, sunlight, and warmth. It may be more practical to grow them outdoors in tropical or subtropical regions.
How do I know if a banana has a viable rhizome?
Look for small, dark, and slightly raised bumps at the base of the banana. These bumps indicate the presence of potential rhizomes.