Cauliflower 'Violetto di Sicilia'

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea var. botrytis
Cultivar: Violetto di Sicilia
Additional cultivar information:(aka Purple of Sicily, Sicilian Violet)

Category:

Vegetables

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

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Foliage Color:

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Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

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Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

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:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 3, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Beautiful, brilliant purple heads weigh 2-3 lbs., and are of a fine, sweet flavor. The heads cook to bright green. Insect-resistant variety that is easier to grow than white varieties, rich in minerals; a colorful heirloom.

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