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Hard Part at End of Banana
Name: Bryce Status: other Grade: 9-12 Location: N/A Country: Canada Date: Summer 2011
What is the small hard part at the base of the banana fruit called? Does this part have any nutritional value? Thank you
Sounds like you are asking about the non-edible part.
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