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harvesting your cauliflower

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Harvest time!!






When should I harvest cauliflower?

  • Your Cauliflower is ready when the buds are tight and approximatley 6" accross.
  • You should blanch* your cauliflower when is is 5" across

How do I cut it?

  • Cut Cauliflower approximately 2" below the bottom of the head with a sharp knife.

* Blanching: this is a process where you tie the leaves up and over the head for a sweeter flavor.  Do this when the head is approximately 5" across.


Cauliflower, harvesting cauliflower