CAULIFLOWER Snow Crown
An easy to grow cauliflower that is both cold and heat tolerant. An open pollinated selection of the original hybrid variety. Its creamy white domed heads are mild and flavorful, reaching 6 to 8 inches across in favorable growing conditions. Serve cooked, steamed, or raw with dips. Makes an excellent low carbohydrate mashed potato substitute. Approximately 65 to 70 days to maturity.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: For early summer crop sow indoors or in greenhouse in early spring. Sow in flats, peat pots, or trays. Cover with 1/4 inch fine soil. Keep soil moist but not wet. Or seed directly into the garden in early April. For fall crop sow directly outdoors in late June.
SPACING: Outdoors plant rows 2 feet apart spacing plants at least 18 inches apart in the row.
GERMINATION: Approximately 10 days in
70 degree room. Keep soil moderately
Ed's Special Advice
Tie outer leaves over the cauliflower heads when they are 2-4 inches across. A dozen plants are suggested for an average family of 4 or 5. Plant cauliflower in rich soil and keep moderately moist.
Organic Certification by Washington State Department of Agriculture