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Cheddar cauliflower bursts out of it's leafy prison!

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Cheddar cauliflower bursts out of it's leafy prison!

Post  Amethyst42 on 7/5/2013, 8:29 pm

My cheddar cauliflower made a spectacular appearance. I swear yesterday it didn't even have a head!



Can anyone tell me if it's like broccoli in that one can cut off the main 'fruit', and little ones will grow up around it?
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Post  Goosegirl on 7/5/2013, 9:06 pm

Plantoid will have to break in here to verify, but I think you can harvest it, then cut an X in the flat stump to divide it into 4 separate little stumps, each of which can put out a small sprout.  I think he did this with cabbages - another cole crop.

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Post  camprn on 7/5/2013, 9:29 pm

That's an absolute beauty! See, if you plant it, especially in the great white north, you get treasure! alrighta 

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Post  FamilyGardening on 7/6/2013, 12:50 am

wow....AMAZING!

thank you for sharing.....now ....how did that beauty taste??...we want to know all about it.....did ya steam it and add cheese?....did you eat it raw with some ranch?...did it even make back into the house?

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Post  llama momma on 7/6/2013, 1:04 am

Amethyst42 - Holy Moly that's gorgeous.
Cauliflower lover here.  Yours is so beautiful.  I want it. Steamed, roasted, raw with dip, doesn't matter.  Congratulations!
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Post  walshevak on 7/6/2013, 6:52 am

@llama momma wrote:Amethyst42 - Holy Moly that's gorgeous.
Cauliflower lover here.  Yours is so beautiful.  I want it. Steamed, roasted, raw with dip, doesn't matter.  Congratulations!

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Post  Dunkinjean on 7/6/2013, 5:03 pm

Wow! rock on  Beautiful Cauliflower indeed!!
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Post  southern gardener on 7/6/2013, 5:17 pm

What a beaut!!! wtg!way to go  golly gee whiz praise 
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Post  mrwes40 on 7/6/2013, 5:21 pm

@llama momma wrote:Amethyst42 - Holy Moly that's gorgeous.
Cauliflower lover here.  Yours is so beautiful.  I want it. Steamed, roasted, raw with dip, doesn't matter.  Congratulations!

 +10 on roasting it!

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Post  boffer on 7/7/2013, 1:12 pm

@Amethyst42 wrote:...Can anyone tell me if it's like broccoli in that one can cut off the main 'fruit', and little ones will grow up around it?

Cauliflowers do not produce side shoots like broccoli does.

In order to keep that beautiful color, now is the time to read up on how to blanch cauliflower on the stalk.

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cauliflower/blanching-cauliflower.htm
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