Purple Sicily Cauliflower Seeds
The Purple Sicily Cauliflower is a beautiful purple variety of cauliflower that produces eye-capturing, large purple heads that can weigh up to 1.5kg! This variety is said to be easier to grow when compared to the white varieties. The bright purple colour fades to a lilac-blue when cooked.
The Purple Sicily cauliflower isn't commonly found in your local supermarket making it a great cool season crop for all gardeners.
Like all brassicas, keep your plants protected from pests such as the White Cabbage Butterfly and its caterpillars by netting growing area or using decoys or deterrents.
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When cauliflower head is forming, fold leaves over head to ensure the head stays white.
Cauliflower head will form and mature in 130-190 days.
When to sow?
Late Summer – Late Autumn
How to sow?
Direct or in punnets 5mm deep.
Full/ part sun
Plant spacing, 45-70cm. Space rows 75-90cm apart