Banana –Musa | Introduction
Banana is an edible flowering plant and the species are native to Australia, America, Europe, China and South Asian countries. Fruits are varied in size (elongated & curved), color and firmness. It is rich in starch and covered with the rind that may be green, yellow, brown or red. Plants are about 5 meters tall and can grow in the wide variety of soils. Leaves are composed of stalk and blade.
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Mango- Mangifera Indica
Mango plants are native to South Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Philippines, and Bangladesh. It grows to a height of 5-15 meters with the crown radius about 5 meters long. Leaves are evergreen with 15-30 centimeters long and 5-15 centimeters broad. Leaves are orange-pink colored when they are young and turn dark green when they mature. Flowers are small and white with 5 petals about 5-10 mm long and have the mild sweet odor. Fruit varies in size, color (yellow, orange, green) and taste. Unpeeled mangoes have distinctive resinous, sweet smell with the single seed (contains plant embryo) in it.
Mango fruits can be eaten raw or juiced. It can also be used in ice-creams, desserts, cakes, sauces, jams, smoothies, chocolates and also in cooking dishes for flavoring.
A cup or 100 grams of diced mango contains 60 calories, 25 grams of carbohydrates, 5 grams of fiber, proteins, and fat. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin D, magnesium, calcium, iron, and potassium. It is also a good source of dietary antioxidants like ascorbic acid, carotenoids, phenolic compounds and beta-carotene.
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Introduction | Tomato (Solanum Lucopersicum)
Tomato species are originated in South and Central America. Different varieties of tomatoes (depending upon size, shape & color) are grown in different climatic conditions across the world. The plant typically grows to a height of 1-3 meters. It is used as an ingredient in many ways like dishes, sauces, salads, and drinks.
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It’s quite easy and fun to grow your favorite vegetables in your home. You just need a pot or large container to grow them in your garden that produces tasty veggies and brings beauty to your garden. These plants attract honeybees, butterflies, and birds for pollination. Though plants take months to years to produce veggies they need proper care by providing water, sunlight, and nutrients to the plants. Here is the list of 12 vegetables that you can grow in pots at home…..
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Do you like strawberries?
Well, I’m a great strawberry lover. If you are not a big fan of strawberries, then you will love them for sure after reading completely about strawberry benefits in this article. These superfood strawberries are juicy, delicious and are packed with rich nutrients and antioxidants.
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