Cauliflower Plants

Tying Cauliflower

Anonymous added on June 24, 2011 | Answered

How do you tie cauliflower when growing in a backyard garden and when do you tie?

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Answered on June 25, 2011

In order to keep the cauliflower head white, many people will tie the leaves over the head to "blanch" the head. This is normally done just as the heads have begun forming. Simply take the leaves and pull them up around the head and tie them together with string or something similar.

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