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Brassica oleracea Botrytis

Description

Reliable old variety producing solid white heads with tight curds.

Sow in May for harvesting in April or May.

Harvesting seed

Save seeds from at least 5 plants.

Carefully cut the cauliflower when harvesting to leave 1 or 2 branches to flower and produce seeds. Mature seed pods become dry and turn brown as the seeds inside also mature and brown.

Either cut entire branches or the whole plant and place on a cloth or contrainer and thresh by hand rubbing the pods.

Store in a cool, dark, dry place in an airtight container.


Additional Info

Height
Spread
Colour
White
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Biennial
Seed viability
5 years
Nominal value
1 pence/seed