This is the most common variety of cauliflower (Phool Gobhi) that is white and has a soft head surrounded by green leaves. The heads and stems of cauliflower are fully edible; they can be added to soups, salads, or cooked as a vegetable. It tastes good. Cauliflower has a mild, sweet, and nutty flavor. Cauliflower, also known as Phool gobhi, contains a good amount of nutrition. Buy the best quality Cauliflower Seeds Hybrid Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a good germination rate.
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- Number of Cauliflower seeds (Phool gobhi ke bij): 100 Seeds
- Sowing season: Throughout the year (The best time is January-February and September to November)
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a seedling tray or Container/Pot. Transplant in 21 to 25 days
- Germination Time: 6 to 10 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 15-25°C
- Harvesting: 90 to 120 days from sowing
- Plant vigor: Strong plant
What size grow bag is best for Cauliflower (Phool gobhi)?
Cauliflower Growing Season In India
Cauliflower is a cold-loving vegetable; sow cauliflower seeds in early spring so they can grow and produce their own flower heads before hot summer temperatures arrive. The best month for growing cauliflower is January-February and September to November.
How To Grow Cauliflower In A Container
Cauliflower is a cool-season vegetable that is usually planted directly in a pot or grow bag but can also be started in seedling trays and then transplanted. Choose a pot or grow bag that is 12-24 and 12-15 inches wide and deep. The optimum cauliflower germination temperature is 15-25 °C.
Cauliflower Seeds Hybrid Sowing Method
You can sow hybrid cauliflower seeds directly in pots or can be grown in a seedling tray with cocopeat, coco peat coins, or potting mix about 0.5 inches deep in the soil and 6-8 inches apart from each seed. Place the pot or seedling tray indoors in an area with indirect light; cauliflower seed germination time is 7-14 days; keep the soil moist. If you have sown seeds in a seedling method or in a small pot, transplant the seedling within 21 to 25 days (plant the sapling along with its root balls and do not damage the root system).
Best Fertilizer For Cauliflower
Cauliflower Plant Care Tips
Soil – The cauliflower plant requires consistent soil moisture. For better growth of plants use well-drained, fertile soil high in organic matter with ph 6.0 to 7.5.
Sunlight – Cauliflower needs at least 6 hours of full sunlight also it can tolerate partial shade but will slow maturity.
Temperature – Ideal temperature for cauliflower plants is from 15-30°C.
Water – Cauliflower does not require much water; it needs only 1-2 inches of water in a week.
Common pests – Usually pests like cabbageworm, cabbage root maggot, and aphids are found in cauliflower plants. Cauliflower plant is infected by some diseases like a white spot or leaf spot, black rot, downy mildew, clubroot and blackleg, etc; treat your plant immediately with organic pesticides `Neem oil’.
Mulch – Add mulch to maintain moisture and protect the cauliflower plants from summer temperatures.
How to Harvest Cauliflower
- Sowing cauliflower from seed will take about 90 to 120 days to harvest.
- Cut the cauliflower, when the head is compact, thick, and white. Identically when the heads will grow 6 to 8 inches in diameter; cut the head off the plant with a large knife.
- If the heads are very small in size and have started to open up then you have to cut them.
Cauliflower Special Features
- Common name – Gobhi, Phool gobhi, फूलगोभी
- Scientific name – Brassica oleracea var. botrytis
- Flower color – White
- Difficulty level – Moderate
- Edible part – Flower
Why does my cauliflower not grow?
Cauliflower is not grown in case of soil dryness; keep moist soil for better growth of cauliflower.
Why did my cauliflower not make a head?
Imbalance in the soil may be the cause of not making a head; give the best and right soil to your cauliflower plants.
Why is my cauliflower dying?
The plant may be dying because it is infected by pests. Check your plants weekly if there are any pests you noticed then spray Neem oil.
We should keep the cauliflower plant indoor or outdoor?
We can easily grow cauliflower either indoor or outdoor but make sure that plant must receive at least 2-3 hours of sunlight in a day.
Which container is suitable for cauliflower plants?
You can direct sow cauliflower plants in round or rectangular grow bags or containers, but make sure that the container should be 12 inches deep or more than 12 inch deep.
Why are my cauliflowers head-turning browns?
Cauliflower head-turning browns, in case of deficiency of nutrients; give the best organic fertilizer to your plant.
What month is best to plant cauliflower?
The best month for growing cauliflower is February to March and September to November.
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