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

Heredity: Hybrid
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: Burpee
Days to harvest: 52

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12-18 Inches
Plant Spread: 12- 15 inches
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Stem
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Start indoors
Pollinators: Self
Various insects


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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on May 14, 2018 9:22 AM

Not impressed with this cultivar. While listed as 52 day DTM, it was slower than broccoli listed at 68 days. This has not been a good season for cauliflower as we went rapidly from winter to summer. Dry with temps in middle 90's. I am getting heads, but they are not very pretty.

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