PlantsBrassicas→Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis 'Early Snowball')

Vegetables
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
Cooked
Fermented
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

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Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, ORImage used with permission of the Victory Seed Company.
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Comments:
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.

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