Snowball Self-Blanching Cauliflower pk/50

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SKU CF15-50
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60 days. Brassica oleracea. Open Pollinated. Plant produces large 6 to 9" heads of white cauliflower. Great for freezing. The heads are pure white and the leaves curl upright. The leaves will self wrap during cool weather, but will not in warm weather. Good for both early and late season crops. Excellent choice for home gardens and market growers. A heirloom variety. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 225853.

Lot No: 94944

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 09/19

Seeds Per Pound: 144,000

Plant Height: 10 to 24” tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Indoor Sow



Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea-Botrytis Group

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"70 F to 85 F 5 to 10 daysPartial Shade / Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"36" 24"60 - 90 days
Cauliflower Seed Planting Information:

Cauliflower will not grow well where temperatures average above 75 F or where winter temperatures drop below 25 F. Poor cauliflower is usually a result of improper planting time, low moisture or low fertility. Plant your seeds indoors, 5 to 7 weeks before setting outside. Spring planting should occur as soon as soil can be worked, and fall planting done around July or August. Plants can grow 12" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil with compost and some lime. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Water regularly to keep soil cool and moist. Keep watered during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Cut heads below the inner leaves when the heads or about 8" in diameter.


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