soil structureThe Tulip is the most popular bulb flower through the world. From the Middle East, where it grows naturally in countries like Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, it was cultivated in the thirteenth century. Its name comes from the Turkish tulbend, turban, alluding to the shape of its flower. In Turkey it was vowed a real passion to the point of organizing lavish celebrations in his honor. At that time, all new varieties of tulips were conscientious yield invaluable listed and was a big business. This was the first to grow tulip bulbs and led the Netherlands in 1593, where he ertait director of the botanical garden in Leiden. The Dutch government intervened the tulips in 1637 to stop any speculation and stabilize prices.

The flower well acclimatized and found lovers. In the same family as lilies, tulips are dozens of species that come from temperate regions of Northern hemisphere, European or Asian. Easy to grow, it takes one cycle (dormancy) to fully develop. Today, millions of tulips are produced each year, much of which in the Netherlands, or sandy land-foragers are ideal for its cultivation.

Tulips are used for cooking, must pick the flowers freshly hatched in the morning. All the tulips are edible, but some species are more fragrant than others. In general, their taste is mild and they are suitable for both dirty dishes as sugars. They are very decorative and varied colors. Spread the petals in a serving dish or fill it like a cup. They me'lent well with lettuce in a salad, it added, as the color. Remember to remove pistils and stamens before eating. The height of the flower varies between 20 and 60 cm, and prefers sunny places to grow. The soil must not be too have, deep and well irrigated