Cauliflower 'Early snowball'
Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)
Early snowball is a popular variety of Cauliflower, which belongs to the Mustard genus (Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group) 'Early snowball'). Early snowball is a heirloom variety.
Very popular vigorous variety. Snow-white, very uniform heads which remain white even during poor weather. Ideal raw, steamed or pickled. Perfect for freezing.Early snowball grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Early snowball is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (1.46 feet).
Italy is believed to be where Early snowball originates from.
Be aware that Early snowball Cauliflower typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.
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How to grow Cauliflower 'Early snowball'
Cool weather crop that likes rich well-drained soil with steady moisture. When head is 5cm (2") across, tie outer leaves together to blanch the head.Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Early snowball is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.5 and 7.0 as Early snowball is a weakly acidic soil - neutral soil loving plant.
Growing Early snowball from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Early snowball about 14 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Early snowball
Harvesting Early snowball
Cauliflower 'Early snowball' information
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Its name is from Latin caulis (cabbage) and flower.
Cauliflower has been noticed by mathematicians for its distinct fractal dimension, predicted to be about 2.8.
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