Romanesco broccoli

Brassica cretica

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  • Romanesco broccoli
  • Romanesco broccoli
  • Flower name
    Romanesco broccoli
  • Scientific name
    Brassica cretica
  • Alias黄緑サンゴ, Romanesco, カリブロ, Cauli-Bro, Romanesco broccoli, Roman cauliflower, Broccolo Romanesco, Romanesque cauliflower
  • Place of originThe Mediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Romanesco broccoli

Romanesco broccoli , Romanesco , is the year Cole eyes Cole Department of Brassica grass. Thhis is a varietie of cauliflower. In the unique shape of the stem apical inflorescence (flower bud), geometric patterns of each conical spiral and helical number based on the Fibonacci number. Harvested before flowering in winter the Chartreuse flower buds are edible. Cut into bite-sized heating and flavored poppy seed, such as only an accompaniment or eaten as a soup, and pasted. Made by multiplying the cauliflower and Broccoli is called caliber. Not both the taste and the texture. Extended spring stem tip racemes of yellow making four-valve flowers bloom.

Common name: Romanesco broccoli, scientific name: Brassica cretica, Synobimus : Brassica oleracea var. botrytis, aka: yellow-green coral, caliber (Cauli-Bro), Romanesco Broccoli, Cauliflower Romanesco, Broccolo Romanesco cauliflower Roman, Romanesque cauliflower, origin: Mediterranean, Habitat: all over Japan, environment: cool climate, height: 1 m, leaf color: light green, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering: may the flower bud diameter: 20 cm, flower color: pale yellow, Number of petals: 4 pieces, harvest season: from November to February.


  • Order
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Brassica
  • Species
    B. cretica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Entire
  • Life typeAnnuals, vegetables
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.5 cm

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