How to grow some fruit and vegetables: an unusual facts about the usual productsPictolic
Pineapples, olives, asparagus, cranberries, and peanuts — these products have become an integral part of our holiday or just a dining table, and in the case of cranberries — even helpful "medication" for lifting immunity in the winter.
But perhaps many do not know how to grow all familiar fruits, vegetables and nuts, so we decided to deal with this issue.
Let's start with healthy vegetables: for example, looks Brussels sprouts in the garden, on the right is in the "assembled".
No less useful asparagus is a perennial plant that grows from the earth in the form of massive stem.
Olives are the fruit of the tree pancake and worldwide, there are olives black ripe fruit of the olive tree and green olives are unripe fruit of the olive tree. We call the fruit of olive green and black olives called olives. By the way, this distinction exists only in Russia.
Who would have thought that the artichoke is the first striking purple flower? The top photo shows a flowering plant, and the lower the product in the cooking process.
Method of appearance of some types of nuts can also become for many an opening, for example, the photo shows cashews, or rather, the raw cashew nut is attached to a beautiful red fruit on the bottom. So grow these delicious nuts are very useful for our health.
But the peanut, it turns out, it grows in the ground, and by the way, this is not a nut, although the fruit of the peanut, or peanut, look just like real nuts: they are covered with a hard shell, and their nuclei — the seeds, a thin skin. Their taste, they also remind nuts. Nuts but they still can not be considered, because these nuts are commonly formed on trees or shrubs, while peanut is an annual herbaceous plant. Fruit plants tie above the ground, but when the flower dies, his leg starts to grow down and penetrates the soil. In the soil at a depth of 8-10 cm, maturing groundnut peanuts.
One of the most nutrient-dense fruit — the pomegranate grows on small shrubs with a height of 5-6 meters.
We all know that the coconut on the palm tree but it is surprising the height of the trees — it is up to 27-30 meters!
Not difficult to guess that the dates grow on date palm tree. However, it is interesting to see how this Matures the familiar dried.
Oddly, pineapples don't grow on trees, but thus: the pineapple is a terrestrial plant with a prickly stem and leaves. One fruit weighs from 2 to 15 kg and looks like a big lump.
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world, which is made from the dried stigma of the purple Crocus flower. For the production of 30 grams of spices takes about 75 000 flowers, the harvest of which are harvested mostly by hand.
So, almost to the waist, standing in a swamp, gather berries healthy cranberries, then to prepare a delicious and nutritious dessert or drink.
Capers we used both salted or pickled product. These plants with beautiful white flowers on the top photo illustrates is still maturing small green fruit.