Medium-sized plants with domed, solid curds and self-blanching, upright wrapper leaves when well fed. Tolerant to both heat and cold stress. Packet: 100 seeds.
75 days. The name says it all! Amazing is the classic cauliflower with the hearty flavor and dense, crisp texture that gardeners and gourmets love. Big, vigorous, uniform plants produce brilliant white, deeply domed heads. Ample wrapping leaves provide shielding from sun and cold, so gardeners north and south can grow this American favorite!
Though a few days later to mature than Fremont, Bishop has better ability to self-cover, stronger vigor, and is more adaptable. Avg. 170,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
65 days. No more waiting for the ideal cauliflower! Candid Charm outshines other varieties by consistently producing excellent yields of the highest quality cauliflower. Gardeners in warm and cool climates can enjoy uniform, early-maturing plants with medium to large heads. Sturdy jackets and inner leaves envelope the heads, making beautiful, solid domes of dense, pure white curds.
Great 'dual-purpose' cauliflower that's both low in calories and highly flavorful in snacks and salads. Plant close together for 'mini heads' or farther apart for normal-sized heads. High tolerance to heat and stress. (75 days)
75 days from setting out seedlings in the garden. This cauliflower lives up to its name with amazing holding ability in the garden. The huge 10-inch heads, well protected by big wrapper leaves, retain all their flavor and texture over a very long period in the field, so that you can pick just what you need when you need it. (Why can't all vegetables be this way?)The 10-inch heads are rounded, very dense, and tightly zoned into small florets. Bright ivory beads keep their color well, and the flavor is magnificent -- full-bodied, crisp, and tangy. The plants are very…
65 days from transplanting seedlings. Always the first to harvest, this highly adaptable, ultra-productive Cauliflower is the best all-around variety we've ever grown. Whether you're looking for huge yields, healthy plants, or a quick finish, Candid Charm's got it!These flavorful heads are kept particularly tight, fresh, and delicious by very thick wrapper leaves, which keep the white beaded flesh protected from the elements as well as nibbling pests. Quite dense, the heads give you an extra bite or two of delectable goodness, because you waste so little!Candid Charm is very well-adapted from north to south, so no matter what your…
68 days from setting out transplants in the garden. No, it doesn't contain cheese -- but it DOES have 25 times the beta carotene of regular white Cauliflower, for extra nutrition in every bite! This amazing new Cauliflower is the most attractive and good-for-you variety yet, and you'll want a big planting in the garden this season!The domed heads measure about 4 to 7 inches wide and are very heavy, arising on vigorous plants. For best orange color, keep the heads untied during growth. Cheddar is just as easy to grow as other Cauliflower, and you'll be delighted with the…
80 days from setting out transplants. Easily the darkest and "truest" of the purple cauliflowers, Graffiti is here to brighten the plate and jazz up the vegetable patch! This widely adapted, vigorous variety sets large heads of deep purple that keep their color even after cooking (reaching a shade of mauve). Perfect for coastal climates, the far north, and the humidity-laden south and southwest, it's both a gourmet selection and a tried-and-true dependable performer in the garden.These heavy, well-packed heads intensify their shade of violet with exposure to sun, and need less wrapper protection than most others. They make a…
65 days. An heirloom early cauliflower that makes a smooth 6 to 7" head of crisp florets. Can be overwintered outside in warmer regions or in a high tunnel. 12,500 seeds/oz. Pkt (-250 seeds) plants 30', more from transplants.
The easiest cauliflower to grow early in the season. Vigorous habit. Medium-sized, domed, pure white heads up to 8in across with nonwrapping habit. 53 days.(Summer/Fall)
85 days. Have you tried Romanesco Cauliflower yet? Veronica is the finest variety we have seen, with very symmetrical, absolutely lovely lime-green heads topped by tightly beaded, pointed domes. Excellent raw or cooked, it boasts a milder, sweeter flavor than white Cauliflower, to say nothing of its appetizing visual appeal!Native to the Mediterranean coast of Italy between Naples and Rome, Romanesco is often called "Italian Cauliflower," and it is a member of the Cauliflower family. Veronica is one of its most spectacular members, with lime-green heads, perfect spiraling, and a crisp, rich flavor that works well fresh or cooked.Veronica grows…
GB Cultural info: C,W/Matures 8-12/Harvest 1-2/Yield 44-291/Spacing 15"/ DAYS TO MAT: 70 days SEEDS PER PACKET: 25 SOURCE CODE: C APPROX GERM DAYS: 5-20 PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4" WHEN TO PLANT: Spring, Fall PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Sow in Spring for Fall crop or for mild Winters in Fall for Spring crop. Start seedlings in flats. Transplant into a well prepared, fertile soil. Fast, constant growth is best: keep watered, mulch and use shade cloth (or taller crops to give midday shade - heads will bolt in heat. For best quality tie leaves up to cover the head. Harvest heads when 6"…
This beautiful, early, orange cauliflower holds well in the field. It becomes an even brighter orange when lightly cooked. Grow Cheddar alongside purple for an irresistible combination. Avg. 4,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.
75 days. Gorgeous, puffy, pure white heads are just what you're looking for in a fine cauliflower, and Cloud has it all. You'll see the tightly packed beads forming the firm curds under partially wrapped leaves. Strong, upright plants thrive in both the spring and fall, producing uniform, early harvests of 5-7 inch heads.
Heads are large, heavy, and self wrapping. Good heat and humidity tolerances make Denali an excellent choice for summer sowings for fall harvest in Eastern conditions. Good for fall and winter in mild climates. Extensive root system makes it a good choice for plantings in fields with below-average fertility. Good for fresh market or florets. Widely adapted. Avg. 90,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
Produces fine-beaded heads of snow white color. Extremely heat resistant; slow to bolt. $3.99
A favorite with growers due to dependable production and adaptability to different soils and weather. Uniform maturity. Self-blanching type with a big plant. Packet: 100 seeds.
Large, 3-lb white heads; a vigorous grower; very good leaf cover; a delicious Italian heirloom that is hard to find.
Graffiti's brilliant purple heads are a great draw at farm stands and excellent for CSA's and restaurants. The colorful florets are attractive served raw with dip or as a cooked vegetable. Unlike Violet Queen, Graffiti produces a true cauliflower head on large plants. Best for fall harvest, but can also be sown in spring. Packet: 100 seeds.
80-90 days. Your cauliflower patch will look like it's been tagged with brilliant purple paint when Graffiti starts producing. The intriguing color is certain to attract attention both in the garden and on the table. Serve raw for a show-stopping effect, and don't worry about losing the color once cooked as this variety retains most of its color when steamed, microwaved, or sauteed. Medium-sized heads are wrapped with dark purplish green leaves on large, vigorous and uniform plants.
Medium-size, rich violet heads of superior quality retain most of their vibrant color even after cooking—beautiful presentation! Vigorous plants produce reliable yields and are resistant to downy mildew. $3.99 $3.99
A delicious Italian variety with 2-lb, bright apple-green heads that are superb cooked or raw in salads. Very attractive, vigorous plants, fairly early.
70 days. Green Mist combines the tender, crispy texture of cauliflower with a gorgeous minty green color. Delicious and nutritious, the heads remain solid and tight even when large. Add intrigue to your raw veggie platter or serve steamed with cheddar cheese for a knock out side dish. Performs well when grown in both the spring and fall.
330 days. This amazing cauliflower will overwinter and mature in late May just before your first early spring planted cauliflower will mature.
210 days. Fresh from the garden cauliflower for Christmas dinner! This hardy cauliflower boasts pristine white, dense heads that are well protected from the elements by outer wrapper leaves. The cool fall and early winter weather sweetens up Needles so nicely that it is a treat when simply steamed.
Early, with large, uniform, heads. Big plants are sure to head, and hold well. Easier to grow than others of this type, but still requires attention to water and fertility. Best grown for fall/cool-season harvest. Outstanding yellows-resistant hybrid. Packet: 100 seeds.
240 days. A colorful winter garden treat. Purple Cape brings in the new year with its sweet tasting, bright purple curds. This cold tolerant cauliflower develops a head inside the protection of tightly wrapped leaves. When fully mature the leaves gently unfold revealing the scrumptious 6–8 inch crown. Holds nicely on the plant for up to three weeks. Matures in February. English seed.
Beautiful, brilliant purple heads weigh 2-3 lbs and are of a fine, sweet flavor. The heads cook to bright green. Insect-resistant variety that is easier to grow than many white varieties; rich in minerals. A colorful heirloom. Select Italian seed.
Uniform, medium-sized, self-wrapping heads. Large healthy plants. Cold tolerant. For late summer and fall harvest. Organically grown. Avg. 65,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
(95-100 days) Mid-late variety usually harvested in early fall. Very robust with erect leaf structure and excellent wrappers to protect the 6-8" wide milky white curds on this 2 lb. head. Late season frost makes this head sweeter.
This hybrid shows unusual seedling vigor. Good-quality, medium-sized heads whether harvested in summer or fall. Good tolerance to moderate fall frost (25°-32°F/-4°-0°C). AAS winner. NOTE: Under fertility or moisture stress, it can show a purplish coloration on the undersides of the heads. Unsized seed. Packet: 100 seeds.
50-60 days. Snow Crown is always mild and sweet. Its hybrid vigor and rapid growth make it one of the easiest to grow of all early cauliflower varieties. It forms fully domed curds in heads 7-8 inches across, weighing 1-2 pounds. This variety maintains its prime eating quality for up to 10 days in the garden. May manifest a delicate pink blush when maturing in the hotter parts of summer.
One of the easiest cauliflowers to grow. Vigorous, rapid growth and long harvest. Snow- white, 2-lb. heads are 7-8 in. across and very flavorful. 55 DAYS. If the current shipping season is closed, your order will ship at the proper time in the next season
An old, white type; ivory heads, good size. The standard American favorite for over 100 years.
70 days. This brazen head turner of a cauliflower boasts brilliant orange heads that undeniably stand out amongst traditional white varieties. Medium green leaves surround these uniquely distinguished heads. Serve this delicious cauliflower in salads and raw veggie plates and your dinner guests will surely be impressed. When used in cooked recipes, the orange curds turn green. Sunset is a superb variety for both spring and fall harvest.
Heads are lime green with pointed, spiraled pinnacles. Best planted in summer for harvest in the fall, or midwinter in mild climates. Plant 18" apart to give the large plants adequate space. Mild, nutty taste. Yellows resistant. Avg. 93,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
Heads are lime green with pointed, spiraled pinnacles. Best planted in summer for harvest in the fall, or midwinter in mild climates. Plant 18" apart to give the large plants adequate space. Mild, nutty taste. Yellows resistant. Organically grown. Avg. 90,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
(90-95 days) Attractive 6-8" green Romanesco type cauliflower for late summer and fall harvest. Bears striking, fresh green florets that spiral up to form a cone shaped head. Crunchy with a nutlike flavor; a great fresh treat even the kids will like.
More sweet, mild and nutty than the average white cauliflower. Attractive and unique lime green color with lots of tightly pointed spirals. Vigorous plants have good heat tolerance. 85 DAYS. If the current shipping season is closed, your order will ship at the proper time in the next season
Large healthy plants produce nice-sized, beautiful purple heads that turn bright green when cooked; very tasty. A fine Italian variety.
Big, heavy, green heads mature early on large plants. Can be grown for traditional harvest in fall, but is also suitable for summer production in areas with moderate heat, and winter production in mild areas. Earlier and with better heat tolerance than Panther, which it replaces. Avg. 177,300 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.