Re: [gardeners] Cauliflower

John Harman (
Fri, 2 Jun 2000 09:24:31 +1000 (EST)

On Thu, 1 Jun 2000, Ron Hay wrote:

> Hello, my friends,
> This is the first time we have grown cauliflower. It is forming good
> sized heads, but they are turning color, kind of a purplish tint. Any
> words of wisdom?
> Ron
> Van Nuys, CA
	Could be getting too much sun on the curds. A trick I use is to
break some of the leaves, and fold them over the curd to keep the sun off.
Keeps them nice and white. I do this every year, my wife is neurotic about
white cauliflower. :)