Some in Rockwood might think they are in the tropics with the unusual vegetation that has sprouted on Abels Valley Road.
Ray and Raylene Myers have eight bananas trees growing in their yard.
The oldest tree has been growing for 12 years, and this is the first year it has produced any fruit.
“Never thought we’d ever see a banana,” Ray said.
Their son Edward gave his mother her first banana plant.
“My wife just took off with it,” Ray said.