Cast your mind forward to cooler weather in late autumn when roasts and soups will start to be on the menu. Caulflower is a brilliant vegie to use in so many warming recipes and if you start sowing seed now, you’ll be eating home grown cauliflower in a few months time.
Yates Cauliflower Phenomenal Early is a popular, early maturing and easy to grow variety. It produces large, firm heads in 14 – 18 weeks. Here are the simple steps to growing your very own cauliflower:
‘Brassica’ vegies like cauliflower are adored by cabbage white butterfly caterpillars, which can rapidly devour leaves. A soon as caterpillars or their damage are noticed, spray cauliflower plants every 1 – 2 weeks with Yates Success Ultra, which is an insecticide that’s derived from beneficial soil bacteria.