(B. oleracea) Old World cabbage relatives that are grown for succulent flower heads or buds. All need rich soil, abundant moisture, and cool weather (but avoid prolonged exposure to temps below 50 degrees). Cauliflower is harvested when the heads reach full size, but before the tiny buds (called the curd) begin to develop and open. Cauliflower succeeds best where spring or autumn weather is uniformly cool. Some varieties are blanched (the large outer leaves drawn up and tied to shade the developing bud) to produce a milder flavored curd.

Violetta Italia

Violetta Itallia Cauliflower

Large healthy plants produce nice-sized, beautiful purple heads that turn... Read More

Green Macerata Cauliflower

A delicious Italian variety with 2-lb, bright apple-green heads that are... Read More

Snowball Self-Blanching Cauliflower

An old, white type; ivory heads, good size. The standard American favorite... Read More
Giant of Naples

Giant of Naples Cauliflower

Large, 3-lb white heads; a vigorous grower; very good leaf cover; a delicious... Read More
purple sicily cauliflower

Purple of Sicily Cauliflower

Beautiful, brilliant purple heads weigh 2-3 lbs and are of a fine, sweet... Read More
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