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Vegetables

Vegetables

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Pacific Spinach (Abelmoschus manihot L.)

Pacific Spinach (Abelmoschus manihot; formerly Hibiscus manihot) is a fast-growing, edible hibiscus is an excellent warm weather green vegetable that can be eaten raw for...

Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa L.)

Origin  The parsnip is believed to have originated in the eastern Mediterranean region, cultivated even before BC. It has been known in Europe since the...

Patison (Cucurbita pepo L.)

Origin  Patisons spread in Europe in the 17th century. Consumption The patison is a variety of pumpkin, a fruiting vegetable. The fruit is eaten boiled, fried and...

Pea (Pisum sativum L.)

Origin  The pea is a very old cultivated plant, used since Neolithic times. It is believed to have originated in East Asia. Sweet green peas...

Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.)

Origin Prickly pear originates from Central and South America, has been cultivated as a crop for around 6000 years, and is one of the oldest...

Radish (Raphanus sativus L.)

Origin  The radish is thought to have originated in Asia Minor. It is one of the oldest known vegetables. Radishes were cultivated in ancient Egypt,...

Rhubarb (Rheum officinale L.)

Origin  The vegetable rhubarb is believed to have originated in Asia, China. It was brought to Europe in the 11th and 12th centuries by monks...

Root Vegetables

Root vegetables are widely grown in homestead gardens. All root vegetables are made up of three main parts: the head, the neck and the...

Sorrel (Rumex L.)

Origin  The origins of the sorrel are Eurasian and British Isles. It became widespread as a vegetable in the Middle Ages and has been known...

Soybean (Glycine max L.)

Origin Most soybeans originate in South America although scientists believe they probably evolved somewhere else before being transported to Asia by humans sometime in prehistoric...

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.)

Origin  Spinach is believed to have originated in South-West Asia. It was introduced to Spain by the Arabs in the 12th century. Spanish monks started...

Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)

Origin The edible tomato originates from Central and South America. After Columbus discovered the Americas, the plant was introduced to Europe. The Spanish and Portuguese...

What is Rockmelon & Its Benefits?

Cantaloupe, popular among both children and adults, is a delicious, healthy, and simple summer treat. Additionally, this fruit is high in vitamins, minerals, and...