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Cauliflower: Brassica oleracea botrytis 'Violetta Italia'

Botanical name: Brassica oleracea botrytis 'Violetta Italia'

Common name: cauliflower

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Cauliflower: Brassica oleracea botrytis 'Violetta Italia'

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Soil: dry, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 3a thru 9b
Care:
average
Lifespan:
biennial
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, edible

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description for "Cauliflower: Brassica oleracea botrytis 'Violetta Italia'"

Add color in or out of the garden with this cauliflower. With its large, purple heads, it will brighten up any salad or gourmet dish. When cooked, the color changes to green but still maintains its unique broccoli-like taste. Its recommended to directly sow in Spring and harvest in Fall. Maturity in 85 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected from Italy

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