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Where do cloves come from?

Cloves are the dried, unopened flower buds of the tropical clove tree. The  spicy cloves your mother uses when she bakes ham come from the dried flower buds of the clove tree, an evergreen tree which grows in the Spice Islands and some other tropical lands. Cloves look much like little nails.  In fact, the …

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How does banana grows?

Banana grow on tall stalks that look much like palm trees.  People in nearly every land like bananas.  They grow on tall plants that are often called trees.   They  are not real trees because they do not have a woody trunk like a tree.  Instead, the stalk is made up of long leaves wrapped tightly …

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