Uncommon trees growing in Madisonville | News
If you're driving around Nisbet St, you may see something that isn't common in Madisonville.
Melvin Nicholson received two bana trees as a gift a few years back.
He started planting them and grew them in his front yard.
His once two trees, have now grown into four and they are sprouting bananas.
Melvin says he enjoys the looks people give as they drive by and notice what would normally be in Florida is actually growing in Madisonville.
"I've had several people come by and take pictures of them because they just can't believe bananas is growing in Madisonville," said Melvin. "I have several people come out and a lot of people want some of the trees, some of the babies coming up and so I told them once I dig them up, they can come by and get them."
Before the first frost of the year, Melvin plans to dig up the plants and store them in a spare bedroom until next year.
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