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Most Expensive Vegetable in World Costs Rs. 82,000 Kg
This vegetable is grown in the forests during spring; its global demand is immense.
Let's get to know today about the world's most expensive vegetable, 'hop shoots’, whose price will blow your mind. Hop shoots are priced at 1000 Euros, that is approximately Rs. 82,000 per kg. Despite its high price, there is huge demand in the world.
Hop shoots are grown in many European countries, including Britain and Germany. Its branches appear to be similar to Asparagus and are only grown in the spring season. This purple coloured vegetable is grown in the forest. When cutting this vegetable, it should be kept in mind that if it is not cut quickly, its branches become thick, after which it cannot be eaten.
This vegetable produces pungent flowers; its branches are eaten by the preparation of vegetable curry or pickles. Hop shoots need light sunlight and moisture to grow properly. The most amazing fact about hop shoots is that they grow up to six inches in a day.
Sources - Krishi Jagran, March 18, 2019
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