Cauliflower 'Early Snowball'

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis

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

Category:

Vegetables

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

N/A

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Oceanside, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 27, 2006, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

I have not grown this variety...information only.

This variety forms tight, crisp heads and is suitable for overwintering in warmer areas. It can also be forced.

The history on this variety is that it was introduced by Peter Henderson & Company in 1888, so it's a very old commercial variety.

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