Taiwan's warm climate is suitable for the cultivation and production of vegetables, and there are more than 100 types of vegetables. In recent years, the area for vegetable cultivation reached nearly 140 thousand hectares, the output reached 2.8 million metric tons,
and the output value reached NTD75 billion.
Generally, vegetable can be broken down into three major categories, leaf, root and flowering vegetables. Each category has its seasonal growth cycle. The seasonal fresh vegetables mean the ones that are freshly harvested in the right seasons. For example, onion, garlic, water bamboo and asparagus are the vegetables of the spring season. In summer, the fresh vegetables become bitter melon, eggplant and bamboo shoot. In autumn, the seasonal vegetables include carrot, tomato, cucumber and pumpkin. When it comes to winter, the harvest of vegetables is the Chinese cabbage, cabbage, cauliflower and taro. It'll be more beneficial for the body health if select the seasonal vegetables to eat.
- Origin：Crop Production Division
- Refresh Date：2022-09-23