This winter’s garden includes broccoli, lime-colored cauliflower, onions, leeks, garlic, shallots, arugula, bok choy, tatsoi, mustard greens, spinach, fava beans, and probably a few more I’ve forgotten.
But, by far, the winner of the visual stunner award is the Romanesco (aka “fractal broccoli”).
A perfect baby specimen looks like this:
And, a less perfect, more adult specimen that literally spiraled out of control, looks like this:
There is math in nature. Make no mistake about it.
And. Bonus. It’s delicious.