Cauliflower

Vegetable
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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Cauliflower Gardening Guides for Teachers

  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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