Questions tagged [cauliflower]

Cultivar of *Brassica oleracea* grown for a white head.

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Cauliflower : What is happening to these curds?

I am growing cauliflower(single plant) at my home in India. I have attached the image of the same. The head formed two weeks ago and i have started to see some pinkish- brown spots on the head. Can ...
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Why does my cauliflower plant have leaves which are damaged and full of holes?

See attached picture of my cauliflower plant in my raised bed. Other plants are healthy but this one does not look as healthy. What could be the reason?
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Why is my Cauliflower not producing nice shape

See picture. Instead of one large cauliflower head it is producing individual florets. What is the possible reason for that? I have done the usual watering and fertilizing so don't think that is the ...
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How should I care for newly planted cauliflower and broccoli plants?

I am in USDA hardiness zone 9b, and just planted store bought cauliflower and broccoli. This is the first time I am growing these (6 of each) in a raised bed and have no clue how to care for them for ...
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When can I harvest cauliflower leaves for juicing?

Does my cauliflower need all its leaves to reach maturity? I'd like to harvest some for roasting and juicing.
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What is this cauliflower-like vegetable?

My husband recently purchased this without a tag at our local nursey. We think it's some kind of cabbage plant perhaps a variant of cauliflower. Anyone know what this is? http://postimg.org/image/...
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What is the best time and method for planting cauliflowers / broccoli in a southern US climate with frosts?

Inspired by the various brassicas questions, I was thinking of trying to grow some. Choosing something that I would eat, I'm thinking of either broccoli and/or cauliflower. From what I have been able ...
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How to prolong Cauliflower growing season, harvest?

I love fresh cauliflower, but it's so terribly temperature / light sensitive that I might as well just pick it all and freeze it if I actually want to eat it. Is there anything I can do to ensure ...
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Does cauliflower produce secondary growth after the main harvest?

Will cauliflower do anything after you pick the main flower like broccoli or should I just pull the whole plant out when I'm harvesting?