Year Introduced: 1941
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: Ferry-Morse Seed Company

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Biennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flower Color: White
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Flowers
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of 'Early Snowball'.

Common names
  • Cauliflower

Photo Gallery

Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2014-08-21

Date: 2014-08-21
Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, OR
Image used with permission of the Victory Seed Company.

Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
  • Uploaded by vic
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Feb 25, 2015 5:24 PM concerning plant:
    Been a lot of years since I grew Snowball, back in the 60's in Virginia. It was fair, but not competive with any of the hybrids I have grown since. Small heads which separate quickly. Not as reliable to head either. Usually had about 10-15 percent that did not properly head.
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katclarkevb On February 17, 2020 Seeds germinated
katclarkevb On February 12, 2020 Seeds sown
katclarkevb On January 29, 2020 Obtained plant
antsinmypants On March 16, 2022 Plant emerged
Several seedlings emerged
antsinmypants On March 11, 2022 Seeds sown
Indoors under lights.
antsinmypants On April 9, 2021 Transplanted
Into Garden One
antsinmypants On March 5, 2021 Plant emerged
antsinmypants On March 2, 2021 Seeds sown
Indoors under lights
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