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Water Preferences: Mesic
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1975 National

Common names
  • Cauliflower

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Location: Maine
Date: 2023-08-16
Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2009-05-18
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-06-01
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-09-23
Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2009-06-05

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Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date: 2017-09-14
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2016-01-04
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  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Jan 3, 2014 8:25 PM concerning plant:
    As much as DH and I love Broccoli, we love Cauliflower too!

    'Snow Crown' sounds like the best choice for growing. I've never grown Cauliflower before, but covering the heads sounds like it would be hard to grow. I wouldn't know what to cover the heads with, when to put it on, when to take it off and how to secure the covering in a container, because that's how I'd be growing it in my yard.

    Maybe I'll have to inform myself how to grow Cauliflower first!

  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 12, 2013 5:00 PM concerning plant:
    I have been growing broccoli for years, so I figured: How different can cauliflower be? I saw seedlings of Snow Crown at a local nursery and bought them, but I must have planted too late because my cauliflower turned brown and hard. I pulled the plants and have not tried cauliflower again. Perhaps early next spring I can do better.
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 2, 2013 5:33 PM concerning plant:
    This is an AAA winner. It is very early (50 days) allowing those of us in the south to get the crop in before hot weather.Nice 6 -7 inch heads with uniform harvest and size. Much easier to get attractive heads than with OP Snowballs. Heads must be covered to avoid browning and greening.
Plant Events from our members
LizDTM On September 13, 2017 Obtained plant
The ones I planted outside are fighting leaf miners and unexpected heat. The ones I planted in the aquaponics system are going great guns.
LizDTM On September 2, 2017 Transplanted
Seedlings moved from nursery flat into containers throughout the week from 8/26 to today. Doing well despite unseasonably warm weather.
LizDTM On August 25, 2017 Obtained plant
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