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PlantFiles: Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis 'Farmers Extra Early'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea var. botrytis
Cultivar: Farmers Extra Early

Category:
Vegetables

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

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Veined

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
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:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 22, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Known You Seed, which describes as follows; "This is a tropical cauliflower that is resistant to hot weather. Can be harvested in about 40 days after transplanting. Heads are compact, about 0.6 kg, with yellowish-white curds and green stalk. Good quality. Only recommended for growing in hot weather."

Regional...

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

Moss Point, Mississippi



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