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Cauliflower

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Cauliflower

	

Growing guide

Keep soil moist (otherwise small flower heads form). Mulch
to conserve moisture. Bend leave...
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Cauliflower Gardening Guides for Teachers

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Cauliflower Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens
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  1. 1. Cauliflower Vegetable
  2. 2. Cauliflower Growing guide Keep soil moist (otherwise small flower heads form). Mulch to conserve moisture. Bend leaves over developing heads to protect from sun-scorch and frost GROW PLANT Suggested varieties: Belot F1, Neckarperle (summer/autumn); Galleon, Medaillon F1 (winter) Sow seed 0.5cm deep in pots or seedbed.Transplant when seedlings have five leaves; 45cm apart (summer/autumn); 60cm (winter). Choose firm fertile soil Equipment needed Mulch (eg compost) Begin cutting when flower heads are fairly small. Heads are over-mature when ‘florets’ start to separate or the head turns yellow EAT J Vegetable Spring Term F M Sow indoors A Summer Term M J J Sow outdoors 2.5cm = 1 inch 30 cm = 1 foot A Plant out/transplant Autumn/Winter Term S O N D Harvest Use cloche Trickier Average time to harvest 16-20wks (sum); 40-50 (winter) Germination time 7-12 days Average plant size 45cm tall, 60cm wide Family group to grow with Brassica: cabbage, kohl rabi Seed saving group 4 - Biennial, needs isolation Key nutritional content Folate, vitamin C
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