Plant-lover turns his back-garden in Coventry into tropical paradise by ...

From the outside, this house looks like any other on the outskirts of a UK city, but its back garden is a tropical treasure trove of banana trees.

Sinniah Senthilselvan has turned his thumbs green in order to cultivate 300 banana plants in his garden in Coventry.

After moving to Coventry four years ago, Sinniah, who is originally from Germany said he wanted to use his experience in greenhouse agriculture to grow the tasty tropical plants where you would least expect them to flourish.

The outside of Sinniah's house on Telfer Road in Radford, Coventry looks like any other from the front, but his back garden hides a myriad of tropical treasures 

The outside of Sinniah's house on Telfer Road in Radford, Coventry looks like any other from the front, but his back garden hides a myriad of tropical treasures 

Sinniah (pictured) has turned his thumbs green to cultivate 300 banana plants in his garden

Sinniah (pictured) has turned his thumbs green to cultivate 300 banana plants in his garden

Sinniah is growing banana plants in his garden along with other tropical plants 

Sinniah is growing banana plants in his garden along with other tropical plants 

Despite their unusual location, some of the banana trees now measure over three metres tall.

Sinniah

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