Korean vegetables has the almost same history with pepper cultivation, especially in Peru, types of traces of cultivating peppers have been found in the ruins over 2000 years, in which, we can guess, Columbus took it to Spain in 1493 and it was introduced to several subtropical Asian areas in the middle of 16th century. In Korean history, it reads that paprika was introduced from Japan in 1614(the 6th year of King Gwanghaegun) and also introduced from China in 1710(the 36th year of King Sukjong), but there were actually peppers while the real paprika was introduced recently.
In view of class of paprika, the generic name, capsicum was originated from a Greek word, kapto while according to another opinion, it was often asserted that it was from a Latin word, which is probably thought as a name of pepper by types. In the meantime, it is known that the specific name, means an annual plant and the English name, is from a Latin word, Pigmentum(pigment).
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Capsicum annuum var. angulosum mill.
Sweet pepper, Green pepper, Bell pepper, Pimiento
Pepper can be subdivided into 6 major types: Bell or sweet pepper(var. grossum), Cone pepper(Tabasco, var. abbreviatum), Korean vegetables Chili pepper(var, acuminatum), Cherry pepper(var. cerasiforme), Red cluster pepper(var. fasciculatum) and Long pepper(var. longum), and we improve, cultivate and use Korean Agricultural Products the very hot cone pepper and chili pepper. As normal pepper we can see easily around us turns red from green, paprika turns red and orange as it¡¯s matured.
Korean vegetables Cultivation of Pear in Korea is recorded in a literature in Samhan Dynasties and Shilla Dynasty and considering, of course, records of cultivating pear in Goryeo dynasty period, the history is so long. It also seems that the species of the variety would have been executed long time ago and looking into Domundaejak, which was written by Heo Gyun on 1611 AD, it reads 5 species while Cheongsilbae pear appeared in a complete version of Chunhyangjeon, which is supposedly Korean Agricultural Products written in the 19th century, and Hwangsilbae pear and Chsonegsilbae pear mentioned in the early days of Korea Republic, which is also evidential that pear used to be cultivated widely. In a survey in 1920¡¯s, there were written 33 traditional species and other 26 species of which scientific names are unknown.
It is known that the origin of all types of pear is originated from the south western China.
It is therefore supposed that from the place, pear is introduced to Korea and Japan via Southeast Asia, and the species Korean vegetables distributed to southern area of Korea, central and southern areas of Japan and southern area in China are Japanese pear(Sand Pear), the species distributed to central Asia, southern Manchuria, northern Habukseong, and northern areas of Korea is Chinese pear(White Pear) while western pear(Pear) is the species grown naturally in the central and southern Europe.
The first record about pear in Korea goes back to the Samhan Dynasties and Shilla Dynasty, which means lots of Korean Agricultural Products people loved it. For the species variety, it reads in Domundaejak, which was written by Heo Gyun, that 5 species existed, and it was also found Korean vegetables that other names such as Cheongsilbae pear and Whantsilbae pear were mentioned in early days, which is also evidential that pear used to be cultivated widely.
Korean vegetables must have been considered as the most beautiful flower in all sorts of flowers in view of figure and fragrance. Therefore, it is told that ancient literary men wrote poems about the flower, especially for the noble and elegant nature as one of four major oriental painting subjects, sang about it, drank chrysanthemum wine and enjoyed for a day while drinking the wine on September 9, the ninth day of the ninth month of the lunar calendar.
And they slept with chrysanthemum inserted in their pillows, some in the Shilla Dynasty thought it as a miraculous plant, using it for driving away evils and some used it as a medicine. In addition, a story is handed down Korean Agriculture Products that there lived chrysanthemum autogenously in a place called Yeohyeon at Namyang in a neighboring country, China and the inhabitants Korean vegetables drinking the liquid lived for 120 ~ 130 years and that a hermit, Paengjo enjoyed chrysanthemum dew in every morning, lived long without illness.
Like this, chrysanthemum not only boasts its beauty but also has been used as a good stuff among the people while it¡¯s not clear when the flower was introduced to Korea but it may be supposed that chrysanthemum was introduced long time ago, considering a record that 5 branches were sent to Japan in the period of the 16th King of Backjae Dynasty, Jinsa. There are 3~400 chrysanthemum species and the most species belong to medium and large chrysanthemum, which were improved from chrysanthemum morifolium.
In China, they named September 9th as ¡®Jungyang¡¯ meaning that the sun and the moon on September 9th are overlapped and 9.9 is everlasting, Korean vegetables from Korean Agricultural Products which it was originated as they enjoyed a party with chrysanthemum wine for praying long life.
Scientific Name : Korean vegetables Chrysanthemum morifolium ram.
English Name : Korean vegetables Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is a perennial flower belonging to chrysanthemum family and the most evolved plant botanically.
Pepper can be subdivided into 6 major types: Bell or sweet pepper(var. grossum), Cone pepper(Tabasco, var. abbreviatum), Chili pepper(var, acuminatum), Cherry pepper(var. cerasiforme), Red cluster pepper(var. fasciculatum) and Long pepper(var. longum), and we improve, cultivate and use the very hot cone pepper and chili pepper. Korean Agriculture Products As normal pepper we can see easily around us turns red from green, paprika turns red and orange as it¡¯s matured.