Cauliflower DePurple F1


  • Brassica oleracea var. botrytis
  • Seed Packet contains 15 seeds.
  • F1 Hybrid. Untreated

Availability: In stock


Cauliflower DePurple F1

Cauliflower DePurple F1 is the highest of quality purple cauliflower a home gardener can grow. Produces a purple head with great flavour and friends will be in awe seeing it mature in the garden!  This variety is a large cauliflower plant with dark green leaves. Heads reach around 14 to 16cm in diameter (1  to 1.5 kgs) are look a treat on the dinner plate.  Colour intensifies with higher light levels.

When to Sow:

Cool Climate: mid OCT/NOV – mid MAR

Temperate: JAN – APR

Sub – Tropical: FEB – MAY

Tropical: MAR – APR

Arid: MAR – JUL

  • Aim to have heading Cauliflower outside extended hot periods and tie leaves over the head to avoid discolouration.

Spacing: 50 – 70cm, rows 60 to 70cm (keep well watered during warm weather)

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Cauliflower on the Wiki

  • In the 1st century AD, Pliny included what he called cyma among his descriptions of cultivated plants in Natural History: “Ex omnibus brassicae generibus suavissima est cyma, (“Of all the varieties of cabbage the most pleasant-tasted is cyma“). Pliny’s descriptions likely refer to the flowering heads of an earlier cultivated variety of Brassica oleracea, but comes close to describing modern cauliflower.

Germination: Optimal Soil temperature is 18 to 24 C (around 5-10 days to germination)

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