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Vegetable Planting Calendar

Cauliflower

Rich in vitamins C

  • Approximate planting per person per year, fresh, 3 to 5 plants
  • Approximate planting per person per year, process, 5 to 10 plants
  • 0.25 ounce of seeds for 100 feet of row for direct seeding. Normally planted in the garden as plants.
  • Minimum row space if hand cultivated, 24 inches
  • Minimum row space if using field implements, 42 inches
  • 24 inches between plants in row
  • 65 to 75 days from planting to eating stage
  • 90 international units of vitamin A per 100 gram sample
  • 28 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 gram sample
  • Cauliflower questions and answers
  • Recommended varieties
    • Snow Crown
      Early; good for spring and fall
    • Snow Ball
      Uniform, weather tolerant
    • Andes
      Open pollinated
    • White Sails
      Mid-season, internal black speck resistant/tolerant
    • Silver Streak
      Late, for fall harvest

Growing zones in Missouri
 

  • Recommended planting dates
    • South Missouri
      March 5 to April 5
      Aug. 1 to 15
    • Central Missouri
      March 20 to April 20
      July 20 to Aug. 5
    • North Missouri
      April 1 to 20
      July 20 to 30

G6201, revised April 2000

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