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Marvelous Cauliflower: All You Need to Know about this Cruciferous Veggie, from Planting to Eating
Meet cabbage flower—or at least that’s what its name means. Cauliflower comes from the Latin caulis (cabbage) and floris (flower). As its technical name, Brassica oleracea var. Botrytis, suggests, it’s a vegetable in the Brassicaceae family that includes cabbage, plus broccoli, Brussels sprouts, collards, kale, and kohlrabi. As… READ MORE
Above all, growing cauliflower depends on temperature. If you live in a zone where you have two to three months of temperatures averaging in the 60s, specifically 65 to 68 degrees F during the day, you’re in prime growing territory. READ MORE
You can choose to grow your cauliflower from seeds or seedlings, starting seeds indoors or outside directly in the garden. And when it comes to choosing seeds, be sure to gauge the length of time your climate stays in that desired 60s range of temperatures for the variety you’re considering. READ MORE