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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Lower Garden
  • Pioneer Farm
  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Cauliflower is a cabbage relative with broad blue-green leaves and a large white head. It is slow to harvest and benefits from a long cool season.

    Latin Name

    Brassica oleracea (Botrytis)


    Family

    Brassicaceae


    Type of Plant

    Annual
    Vegetable

    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 2.5'
    Max Spread: 2'

    Uses

  • Vegetable
  • Annual

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    Western Europe


    History

    Minton Collins of Richmond was offering cauliflower seeds for sale in 1792.


    Other Details

    Grown by Washington

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