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Does cauliflower produce secondary growth after the main harvest?

Maybe we should rethink the way we garden! I, too cut the main head off that was huge on my fall cauliflower. But it had been planted next to a new fruit tree and I did not want to disturb the roots ...
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Does cauliflower produce secondary growth after the main harvest?

My dog figured out that cauliflower is delicious. Two plants survived with just a nub of the flower intact. They have regrown and I now have two more heads! They are not as tightly packed as the first ...
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Does cauliflower produce secondary growth after the main harvest?

I have cut my Lime colored heads mid summer. It's now mid September and both regrew bigger than first head. No lie. Didn't pull in first place because too big, and then I just wanted to see what would ...
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Why is my Cauliflower not producing nice shape

Like cabbage's family plants, cauliflower has a growth phase followed by a flowering phase. It usually takes two seasons, with a winter in the middle. It looks like this plant is on its second growth ...
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How should I care for newly planted cauliflower and broccoli plants?

Other than preventing cabbage worms (see other answer), I'd focus on conditions. Cauliflower and broccoli both love nitrogen, more than is present in your average topsoil. They love freshly composted ...
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Cauliflower : What is happening to these curds?

Cauliflowers take on many different colors so I don't think it's an issue. They often look purple due to the production of anthocyanins. If you want white, you need to cover the flower to protect ...
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Why does my cauliflower plant have leaves which are damaged and full of holes?

It looks as though it's been ravaged by insects. Are you sure you don't have cabbage worms, aphids etc attacking this plant. Sometimes I see that the weakest plant in a group of plants gets ...
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Why is my Cauliflower not producing nice shape

Cauliflower needs uninterrupted growth because interruptions can cause the plants to develop a head prematurely. Usually the flowers stay small and open up in summer, when the night temperature doesn'...
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Does cauliflower produce secondary growth after the main harvest?

I picked my cauliflower and cabbage several weeks ago but left two of the plants in to see what would happen. They both have a lot of new growth on them, so I'm leaving them. One has at least six ...
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Does cauliflower produce secondary growth after the main harvest?

Unlike some of the responses, I have experienced secondary growth after harvesting the main Cauliflower head. So, I would suggest keeping the plant and giving it a change, assuming you don't have any ...
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How should I care for newly planted cauliflower and broccoli plants?

In my personal experience, the most important thing is to get row cover or some other insect barrier over them before you are visited by the white cabbage butterfly, which maketh cabbage worms. Since ...
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When can I harvest cauliflower leaves for juicing?

More more leaves left alone, the faster the plant will mature. Why don't you use cabbage or broccoli to juice rather than cauliflower leaves?
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I sowed cauliflower but got something different. Which plant is it?

Looks like Tagetes (Marigold), did you have those last year by any chance?
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Does cauliflower produce secondary growth after the main harvest?

Do I have news for you! I live in Phoenix too. Planted 6 cauliflower bedding plants in mid Nov last year (2020). First time ever I have tried to grow it. They started to form little white heads in ...
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