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Banana leaves are large, wide, elongated, and slightly rounded, averaging two meters in length, a half a meter in width, and 8-12 leaves per tree. The surface of the leaves are waxy, flexible, and glossy, and range in color from lime, olive green, to dark green. There is a central midrib that runs the length of the leaf and two laminas, or leaf halves are found on either side of the midrib. The leaves do not have branching veins, and this makes them vulnerable to tearing easily. Banana plants also have a pseudostem, which is a false stem that looks like a trunk but is multiple fleshy leaf sheaths that are tightly overlapped. Banana leaves have a grassy and sweet, green flavor.
Banana leaves are available year-round.
Banana leaves, botanically classified as Musa acuminate, grow on a perennial herbal shrub that resembles a tree but is classified as a plant. There are many varieties of Banana plants growing in tropical regions, and some can grow up to 7-8 meters tall. Bananas are believed to have been one of the world’s first cultivated fruits, and the leaves have become a popular cooking tool. Banana leaves are not typically consumed but are used as a waterproof wrapper to cook food and add flavor. In addition to cooking, they are also used as plate liners, cups, bowls, and as a writing tablet.
Banana leaves contain polyphenols, which are natural antioxidants. Some of these polyphenols are also found in green tea.
In addition to culinary uses, Banana leaves have also been used in the Buddhist and Hindu religion as decorations and as bowls, plates, and offerings in special religious celebrations such as marriage ceremonies. They are also used in India and the Philippines to construct fences and thatched roofs and have even been used as umbrellas.
Banana trees are believed to have originated in Southeast Asia between 8,000-5,000 BCE, were then spread to the new world via explorers, and became commercially cultivated in the late 1880s. Today Banana leaves are widely available in specialty markets and on online retailers across the world including Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Africa, Latin America, Europe, Australia, the United States, and the Caribbean.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
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Central market of Athens Greece 🇬🇷
Nature's FreshNear Athens, Attiki, Greece
Central market of Athens Y-12-13-14
About 43 days ago, 8/18/20
Sharer's comments : Banana leaves 🎈
Blok M Square carrefour Near Pulo, Jakarta, Indonesia
About 238 days ago, 2/05/20
Sharer's comments : daun pisang di carrefour blok m
Duta Mas Fatmawati hari hari market Near Pulo, Jakarta, Indonesia
About 253 days ago, 1/20/20
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El Rancho Market
El Rancho Market - 19th AveNear Glendale, Arizona, United States
8901 N 19th Ave Phoenix AZ 85021
About 267 days ago, 1/06/20
Central market of Athens Greece
Star fresh IKENear Athens, Attiki, Greece
Central market of Athens L13
About 407 days ago, 8/20/19
Sharer's comments : Banana leaves 🍁
Las Montanas #3 Supermarket
Las Montanas SupermarketNear San Pablo, California, United States
13901 San Pablo Ave San Pablo CA 94806
About 424 days ago, 8/02/19
Lola’s Market - Petaluma Hill RdNear Santa Rosa, California, United States
1680 Petaluma Hill Road Santa Rosa CA 95404
About 434 days ago, 7/23/19
Tekka Centre 竹脚中心
Tekka Wet MarketNear Singapore, Singapore
665 Buffalo Rd. L1 Tekka Center Singapore 210666
About 445 days ago, 7/12/19
Sharer's comments : Banana leaves are unwrapped in a stall to be sold in Tekka market..
Little India Singapore
Little India Tekka MarketNear Singapore, Singapore
48 Serangoon Rd Singapore Singapore 217959
About 445 days ago, 7/12/19
Sharer's comments : Banana flowers fresh ..
Jons International Marketplace - N. Vermont AveNear Glendale, California, United States
1601 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles CA 90027
About 459 days ago, 6/28/19
Central market of Athens Greece
Nature’s Fresh IKENear Athens, Attiki, Greece
Central market of Athens Y 12-13-14-15-16-17
About 463 days ago, 6/25/19
Sharer's comments : Banana Leaves 🍁
Carnival SupermarketNear National City, California, United States
1750 E 8th Street, National City, Ca, 91950
About 571 days ago, 3/08/19
Sharer's comments : Banana Leaves spotted at Carnival Supermarket.
Sanford Farmers Market Near Sanford, Florida, United States
About 718 days ago, 10/13/18
Oviedo Farmers Market Near Oviedo, Florida, United States
About 725 days ago, 10/06/18