Cauliflower „Romanesco“

Brassica oleracea

preview hoep 00004 brassica oleracea italica romanesco blumenkohlThe spiral arrangement of the flower buds of „Romanesco“ corresponds to the famous Fibonacci series of numbers particularly well. At the same time it offers a good example of the development of so-called self-similarity and thus the mathematical concept of fractal structures.

It is also edible.