Description – A very useful, very white, dwarf variety that can be sown and harvested at most of the cauliflower harvesting periods of the year. Cauliflower All The Year Round will make very large, tight heads and is one of the easiest to grow as well. A very useful cauliflower for frame culture and successional sowings.
Prefers a moist, rich well drained soil for optimum heads.
Sowing – Sow seeds February to May, or October overwintered in coldframes. Sow in individual pots or a seed tray of good seed compost and cover with 6mm (¼in) of compost or vermiculite, at a minimum of 15C (60F), until germination which takes around 7 days.
Alternatively, can be sown thinly in a prepared seed bed 13mm (½in) deep, allowing 30cm (12in) between rows.
Growing – Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into larger pots, or transplant from the seed bed around 5 weeks from sowing. Allow 25cm (1in) between plants each way for ‘baby heads’, or 6cm (24in) each way for larger heads. Plant firmly to obtain be
Harvest – June to September