Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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The Banana Man

 ... grows 430 varieties of bananas and plantains.  American stores have at most 4 varieties (large yellow, fingerling yellow, and red bananas plus plantains).


On my list of Things to Do with Entirely Too Much Money is a collection of apple trees.  One apple tree of every type I could get my hands on.  I'd need two locations, though -- applies divide into northern and southern varieties -- and I'm dubious that Illinois would currently be ideal for either given its shifting zones. 
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