Sicily Purple Cauliflower AKA Purple of Sicily cauliflower or Sicilian Violet cauliflower is an Italian Heirloom that produces a large and beautiful purple head of up to 1.5 kg with a excellent flavor. When cooked, the florets turn green. This insect resistant and hardy variety is easier to grow than most white varieties making it ideal for most gourmet gardeners.
Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea botrytis
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 18-22 C
Germination time in days: 6-15 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 25 weeks
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil requirement: rich. light and fertile
Sowing and cultivation: Sow from to April under shelter then April-May in open ground.