Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) is a perennial plant of the Brassicaceae family. It grows up to 1.5 meters tall, and is cultivated primarily for its large, white, tapered root. The Japanese condiment wasabi, although traditionally prepared from the wasabi plant, is now usually made with horseradish due to the...
Cheesy plant from Alsagarden® is an edible plant belonging to the same family as the coffee tree (Rubiaceae). Native to Asia, this rare plant has the unusual flavor of cheese is often used as a vegetable in Vietnamese cuisine and also possess medicinal properties.
Earth-nut Pea (Lathyrus tuberosus) is a perennial plant of the family Fabaceae. Also known as "tuberous Peas", this plant is native to Europe and temperate Asia is grown as a root vegetable at least since the 17th century for its delicious edible tuber.
Common salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius) also called "Oyster plant", "Vegetable oyster" or "Jerusalem star" is a plant of the Asteraceae family, cultivated for its root eaten as a vegetable. Today, salsify is practically no longer cultivated. Salsify sold in markets is often the salsify (Scorzonera hispanica).
The common myrtle (Myrtus communis), also called "The Lagui Grass" is a bushy shrub in the family Myrtaceae. It can reach exceptional longevity, sometimes more than 300 years. It was a sacred tree among the Romans and dedicated to Venus, crowns were made with its branches, while the wood was burned as incense.
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