In our online vegetable seeds catalog, we maintain a wide assortment of professional and high-quality varieties of fruit, vegetable, and flower seeds. Under this category, you will find exactly that - quality and taste. We have selected highly qualified varieties of cauliflower, which is valued not only for its taste characteristics but also for its many medicinal properties. In this section of our online catalog, you will find different varieties of seeds of the wonderful vegetable that Cauliflower really is.
Cauliflower is an annual plant that belongs to the Brassicaceae family. It is part of the genus Cabbage, which also includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, radishes, and others. This herbaceous plant is also known under the name Cauliflower, as well as Cultivated cabbage, and is characterized by many properties - nutritional and medicinal.
Cauliflower originates from Ancient Asia Minor and the Mediterranean. Cauliflower is believed to have been extremely popular among the ancient Romans and Egyptians. It regained its popularity in Western Europe and gradually throughout the world in the 18th century. An interesting stamp in history related to this vegetable is the catchphrase of the world-famous writer Mark Twain, in which he stated the following - "Cauliflower is just a cabbage that graduated from college."
Cauliflower forms a head, which is a thickened, close-fitting white flower-bearing stalk that resembles roses. They are characterized by a delicate aroma and the light taste of walnuts. Apart from the head, the edible parts of the cauliflower are the cobs and the inner petals.
The most common type is white cauliflower, but besides it, there are also other varieties of tasty and useful vegetables. You can find orange, purple-violet, and yellow-green types.
Cauliflower has been designated as a superfood due to the many benefits that its consumption contributes to human health. Also known as cauliflower, this wonderful vegetable contains vitamins such as vitamin A, a high content of vitamin C, vitamin K, and B vitamins. Its composition is wonderfully complemented by vital minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. It has many amino acids, vegetable fats, and beta-carotene. Its water content is about 92% and 100 grams contain only 25 calories, making cauliflower an excellent addition to the diet.
With its overall healthy content, cauliflower has an extremely beneficial effect on the human body and is considered a good helper in the fight against many diseases. It is considered a wonderful cleanser of the body, helping to purify the cells and detoxify the liver. It has a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system and its consumption can lead to the prevention of some cancers.
And how can this useful vegetable be consumed?