Cauliflower – Sicilian Purple


(Brassica oleracea botrytis).

Large purple heads around 4 months from transplanting. Break leaves over curd as it develops. The purple colour comes from anthocyanin, which may help prevent heart disease by slowing blood clotting. Turns green when cooked. Best sown November to January in southern areas.



approx. 300 s/g

A heavy feeding crop that responds well to the liberal use of animal manure. Performs well with the use of  Sodium Molybdate on the seedbed.

Sow in seedbed 1 cm deep, transplanting 60 cm apart 6 weeks later. Break leaves over developing heart to avoid discoloration.  MUST be sown in December or early January for assured results.  Feed heavily and keep well watered in hot weather.  Expect germination in 7 days at 23 deg. C. soil temperature.


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1 Pkt. (60 seeds)

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