Cauliflower Plants

Harvesting Cauliflower

Anonymous added on June 6, 2011 | Answered

What does tying it before you blanch it? How do you tie it and why do you blanch it?

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Answered on June 7, 2011

Spring-planted cauliflower heads should be covered or blanched when 2 inches in diameter to exclude light and produce pure white heads. To blanch, tie the outer leaves up and over the developing head.

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