Cauliflower vegetable: Information about Cauliflower
Cauliflower is one of the several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seeds.
The origin of the name Cauliflower is from the Latin word caulis (flower) and flower. Cauliflower grows best in cool. Basically this temperature should be 21-29°C with plentiful sun and moist soil.
Colours of Cauliflower:
Cauliflower has different colours. White, orange, green , purple etc.
White cauliflower is the most common colour of cauliflower having a contrasting white head surrounded by green leaves.
Orange cauliflower has orange pigment. It contains Beta-carotene compound. This orange trait originated from a natural Provitamin A.
Scientifically known it B.oleracea L.var.botrytis
Sometimes called it Broccoflower. It is available in the normal curd (head) shape and with a Fractal.
The purple color in this cauliflower is caused by the presence Anthocyanin.