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Romanesco Broccoli

An example of a Fibonacci sequence making spiral patterns in nature. This is also a fractal because each floret is an identical but smaller version of the whole thing & this makes the spirals easy to see.


*colors, green, natures' photography, close up, details* - fractal geometry in cauliflower.


Veronica Hybrid Cauliflower Outstanding Color, Mild Flavor. What a beautiful edible accent to add to your flower garden! More sweet, mild and nutty than the average white cauliflower. Attractive and unique lime green color with lots of tightly pointed spirals. Vigorous plants have good heat tolerance. 85 DAYS.

from Balcony Garden Web

How to Grow Romanesco Broccoli

Learn how to grow romanesco, growing romanesco broccoli is rewarding. It is a very decorative and ornamental cauliflower with exotic taste.

from MNN - Mother Nature Network

14 amazing fractals found in nature

Who know math could be so beautiful! Take a look at fractals naturally occurring in nature @Sarah Lemieux Nature


The head of Romanesco broccoli is a visually striking example of an approximate fractal in nature, by Manuel Lopez

1 #food #photography - scallops-romanesco-madras-curry-david-toutain

from WIRED

Earth’s Most Stunning Natural Fractal Patterns

Exotic broccoli This variant form of cauliflower is the ultimate fractal vegetable. Its pattern is a natural representation of the Fibonacci or golden spiral, a logarithmic spiral where every quarter turn is farther from the origin by a factor of phi, the golden ratio.