insalata - peperoni - ortaggi

MAIN MARKETED VARIETIES:
Salad greens, Peppers and Vegetables

MATURATION:
April 1 – December 31

MARKETING:
April 1 – December 31

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VARIETIES:
Depending on the part of the plant eaten, vegetables are divided into:

  • Fruit vegetables: cucumber, zucchini, squash, pepper, eggplant, tomatoes;
  • Flower vegetables: artichoke (vegetable rich in iron and vitamin C), cauliflower, broccoli, and asparagus. The wild asparagus grows spontaneously in the spring;
  • Seed vegetables: legumes (fava, pea, bean, chick pea, grass pea, lupine) rich in starch and proteins;
  • Leaf vegetables: lettuce, radicchio, endive, borage, spinach, long stemmed Italian chicory, cabbage, chard;
  • Stem vegetables: celery, fennel, cardoon;
  • Root vegetables: radish, carrot, wild carrot, beet, turnip, rutabaga;
  • Tuber vegetables: potato, Jerusalem artichoke;
  • Bulb vegetables: onion, garlic, shallot, leek, spring onion.

HEALTH BENEFITS:
Vegetables can provide good quantities of vitamins, mineral salts, fiber, essential oils and enzymes important to the body.