Cauliflower plant grow and care – leaf plant of the genus Brassica also known as Cauliflower, Cauliflower plant annual sometimes can be biennial plant. Grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting.
Leaves edible, in color green the shape oval sometimes shapeless.
Cauliflower plant leaves
Cauliflower plant head is edible the color can be: white, yellow, orange or purple.
Flowers grow on inflorescence small yellow
Cauliflower plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Cauliflower plant growing and care:
Rich soil, cool season
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: To know when to pick the flowers Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate Planting season: Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera), slugs, aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season How to prune: Dead or infected leaves Size of the plant? 20-60 cm, 8-24 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence Thinning the bloom: Can be cause by pests or not enough water Pollination is done by: Bees Uses of Broccoli plant buds: Cooked, eaten raw, salads Grow from seeds Sowing requirement: Small black seeds Saving seeds until sowing: Dry dark place Sowing season: Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate 10-20 cm Planting spacing: Depth of Sowing: 1.5 cm Conditions for seeds germinate: Moist Watering requires for Seeds: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Germination time: 5-10 days Condition of seedling: Moist, airy soil Do the seeds require burying? No Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: In cold area spring-summer in frost free autumn-winter Trim the leaves in the base of the leave next to the stem, for salad young leaves for cooked mature leaves, better not to trim the leaves before the bud picked up How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Depend on the species 10-30 cm, the color: green Uses of Cauliflower plant leaves: Casserole, cooked, stir fry, salad Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Pickles Salad Stuffed or Wrapped Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Herbaceous Leaf plant Plant Uses Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9