How to Grow Cauliflower

Category: 

Vegetable, Leafy Greens

Planting Time:

Spring

Harvest Time:

Approx 8-14 weeks

Difficulty:

Hard

Planting & Care Instructions:

    Sow indoors or under cover from late March
    You can sow straight outdoors to soil, but be weary of pests like slugs and snails
    Fill pots or cell trays with compost and press down to firm the soil
    Make a small well in the soil with your finger approx 1cm deep
    Place 1 seed per cell or small pot
    Cover with compost, lightly pat down and water
    Seeds can take 7 - 14 days to germinate
    Once the plants are approx 6 inches tall, they can be planted out to a bed of soil, or larger container
    Plant out approx 18 inches apart
    Where possible, plant out under netting, or inside a brassica cage/frame