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PlantFiles: Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis 'Stardust'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea var. botrytis
Cultivar: Stardust
Hybridized by Seminis (Petoseeds); Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Veined

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Feb 28, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I grew this one last year and it takes a bit long to mature ( three months from setting) for this hot climate. It makes a nice head but takes a while and hot weather in May severely impacted the last heads. Should do fine further north. Going to try it this year as a fall crop.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia



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