Cauliflower Plants

When and How to Tie Cauliflower

Anonymous added on May 25, 2011 | Answered

I'm new to gardening and was wondering when and how to tie cauliflower heads, leaves, etc.

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    Answered on May 26, 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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