Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis 'Early Snowball') in the Brassicas Database

2 companies sell this plant

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

Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds

Photo gallery:
Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, ORImage used with permission of the Victory Seed Company.
By MikeD
Give a thumbs up

Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Feb 25, 2015 5:24 PM

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.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Brassicas Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Brassicas (Brassica)

« The Brassicas Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by bloominholes2fill and is called "Hemerocallis Daylily 'Wild and Wonderful'"