Early Snowball Cauliflower - Packet

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SKU
DL013818
Looking for a gorgeous centerpiece vegetable to grow? Early Snowball Cauliflower fits the bill. Uniform, creamy white curds (the individual florets) give this heirloom vegetable an edge over the others. Leaves naturally fold over the top to protect the head and keep it blanched. Serve whole, steamed and dusted with Parmesan cheese then baked in the oven.
Plant Information
Introduced by Peter Henderson in 1888, Snowball Early cauliflower has been the standard of early cauliflowers for many years. The plants are dwarf with short stems and the pure white heads grow to approximately 7 inches in diameter. Snowball Early cauliflower can be grown in the spring or fall as it needs cool temps for its heads to form. Pick one season or sow them both for a summer and late-fall harvest. You can never have too much of this beauty on hand. It's been a gardener's favorite for decades, not only because it's easy to grow but also because it's easy to cook with and packed with nutritional value. Raw, baked, broiled, steamed, or frozen, its culinary possibilities are endless. It's especially good mashed as a much healthier alternative to potatoes.
More Information
SKUDL013818
Item Package Size
Packet
Seeds Per Packet
approx. 310 seeds per packet
Botanical Name
Brassica oleracea
How To Grow
Start indoors (summer crop) or direct sow (fall crop)
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Planting Depth
1/4-1/2 inch
Seed Spacing
2 inches (seeds); 18 inches (transplants)
Row Spacing
24-30 inches
Space After Thinning
18 inches
Days To Germinate
7-14 days
Days To Maturity
50-70
Seed Life Cycle
Annual
Certifications
Heirloom
Advantages
Edible
Additional Information
Introduced in 1934
Item Unit Of Measure
Packet
Ships As
Seed
Ships To Canada
Yes
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