‘Purple Cape’

Cauliflower / Chou Fleur / Κουνουπίδι


Common Name: Cauliflower / Chou Fleur / Κουνουπίδι

Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea botrytis


Plant’s cycle: Biennial

Light Requirement: Full sun and semi-shade

Soil type: all soil types

Sowing in nursery: April

Direct Planting: Early Summer

Germination: 10 days after sowing

Harvest:   120 – 180 days after sowing

Spacing: 100cm/100cm/1cm deep  


Flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)

Pollination: by Bees

Plant is Self-fertile

Seed preservation: 5 years


Edible Parts: Flowers, Leaves

Other Uses: Fungicide. An extract of the seeds inactivates the bacterium that causes black rot.